University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
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Provides anesthesia services for surgical and procedural patients in the MHealth surgery and procedure center. Uses advanced knowledge skills and abilities to establish an environment of collaborative, integrated, quality, patient focused, care delivery for surgical patients at the CSC. The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is an advanced practice role with accountability for the patient’s individualized anesthesia care.
Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:
Assesses the patient prior to the anesthetic and identifies expected anesthetic outcomes
Involves the patient, family and other health team members in gathering data
Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risk
Collaborates with the Anesthesiologist in planning anesthetic
Involves patient, family and other health team members appropriately
Develops plan based on medical condition, surgical procedure, age, social and cultural conditions
Secures, prepares and provides thorough safety check on all equipment, monitors, supplies and drugs used for the administration of anesthesia
Administers pharmacological agents based on individual patient need
Establishes and maintains patient airway
Informs supervising Anesthesiologist appropriately about problems or changes in patient’s status
Collaborates with other health team members
Reports to post anesthesia health care team regarding patient status and anesthetic course
Demonstrates the ability to advance evidence based practice by utilizing standards, guidelines and pathways for care delivery
Incorporates data and information into practice to continually improve care and practice so that patient outcomes are enhanced
Current Licensure as a CRNA in state of MN.
2 to 3 years of successful CRNA experience. Successful experience with establishing an environment of collaborative patient-centered care for surgical patients.
Ability to effectively use technology.
ACLS and PALS certification. Knowledge of physiology, pharmacology and equipment related to the practice of anesthesia.
Good evaluation skills.
Ability to work effectively with and integrated interests of various disciplines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills to maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and patients.
Critical thinking skills
5 years of successful CRNA experience working with outpatient surgery patients
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system. www.mhealth.org
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations. www.umn.edu
University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.
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M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a physician-led multi-specialty group practice. We are committed to patient care, teaching and research, with employment opportunities either as a faculty physician at the University of Minnesota Medical School, community-employed physician or advanced practice provider throughout our partnerships with health systems across Minnesota.