This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more There are full-time and part-time Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) positions available at the William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI. Routine Duties: Completes pre-anesthesia assessment of the preoperative (pre-procedure) patient Administers all types of anesthetics and places necessary invasive monitoring lines with supervision by an attending anesthesiologist Post-anesthesia management of patient Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) and other acute postoperative pain management (e.g. epidural infusion) The CRNA must be able to respond to situations of life threatening nature during normal tour of duty hours and in a timely fashion when assigned on-call duties. They must act promptly, recognizing the need for supervisory assistance and support, and summoning the staff anesthesiologist promptly. The CRNAs are expected to participate in the instruction of medical students, residents, and other learners in the manual skills for which they have pertinent experience. The Chief, Anesthesiology Service may assign additional responsibilities, clinical and/or administrative, as may be considered beneficial for, and as it contributes to, the efficacy and productivity of the Service. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 0700-1530; Rotational PM/Weekend call coverage Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Discloser Report: Not required
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