**CRNA job opportunity in Caribou, Maine**
~ Located in Northern Maine - near Canadian border
~ 200mi from Bangor, ME
~ Full-time, permanent positions
~ FQHC Facility
~ Immediate opportunity for a full-time Certified Nurse Anesthetist.
~ Join 5 full-time CRNAs staffing our five Operating Rooms.
~ OR performs an average of 250 cases per month, including approximately 15 births per month.
~ Surgical suites have state-of-the-art anesthesia equipment, and CRNAs are encouraged to practice as active independent members of the Anesthesia Team.
~ Hours are typically 7:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. with minimal trauma.
~ Surgery percentages generally average 50% general surgeries, including eyes and urology; 25% Orthopedics; 10% OB/GYN; and 15% other surgeries.
~ Head/heart cases are not performed.
~ CRNA call responsibility is one in five, and our average call back is reasonable and manageable.
~ Certification in BLS and ACLS, with AANA Certification
~ Anesthesia department employs a Medical Supervision model which allows great flexibility and autonomy for the CRNAs.
~ Skill requirements include General, Spinal, Obstetrical, Pediatric and Thoracic Anesthesia except open heart; Bier Block, Ventilation Management in the OR, (establishing and maintaining an airway; various modes of ventilation); and arterial line.
~ Epidural and peripheral nerve block expertise.
**Compensation and Benefits**
~ CRNAs are employees of the hospital and are offered a highly competitive annual salary which is negotiable based on experience, plus an additional call pay stipend.
~ The Group offers relocation assistance, forgivable educational loan assistance, and continuing education assistance.
~ Heath Insurance (employee and family coverage options)
~ Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts (FSA)
~ Pharmacy prescription coverage
~ Over-the-counter medication purchase options
~ Dental (employee and family coverage options)
~ Basic Life Insurance (employer paid coverage at 1x annual salary)
~ Dependent and Supplemental Life Insurance
~ Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
~ Retirement Plan (457b and 401a)
~ Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
~ Whole Life Insurance VESP
~ Cyber Security Identity Guard
~ Employee discount on hospital services
~ Employee discount on community services / products
**About Health System:**
~ Physician practice management organization with 30 physicians and 26 mid-level providers. The health system's northern Maine locations include Caribou (3 offices), Presque Isle, Washburn, Fort Fairfield and Van Buren. In the Fall of 2007, the practice was designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center, providing enhanced access to health care services for all members of the community, and allowing the practice to employ providers holding H-1B and J-1 visas. In 2016, The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded the health system for Oral Health expansion. The HRSA grant award improves and expands the delivery of oral health through our services area which encompasses 22 towns across 900 square miles. In addition, HRSA also awarded health system with multiple grants for their quality performance. The health system led the field of 18 health center grantees in Maine with awards across four categories, including a prestigious National Quality Leaders award.
~ Health system has received recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). PCMH is a comprehensive, coordinated team-based approach that enables patients to take an active role in their health status and decision making. This innovative model puts patients at the center of care as their primary care practitioner leads an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals to treat all aspects of the patients health. NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition raises the bar in defining high-quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology, and coordinated care focused on patients.
~ Medical Center is 65-bed acute care hospital in Caribou, Maine. Well-known for its patient-centered services, the hospital and its staff have won numerous state and national awards for quality in both customer service and clinical performance. The medical center family includes approximately 540 employees, 60 active medical staff providers, 100 courtesy and consulting physicians, and 75 volunteers.