Anesthesiology Locum needed in Sioux City, IA
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Anesthesiology
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Locums/Travel
Work Environment Hospital
Location Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/29/24
Dates of Coverage: Full-time starting ASAP - as soon as credentialed
Practice Setting: Hospital based. Surgical services department. Level 2 trauma center.
Schedule: How to staff M-F: • 1 MDA is on vacation every week (except 2 weeks per year) • 1 MDA is post call everyday • 1 MDA is on call everyday (1st Call- they go home once all the cases finish and only come back in if a case adds or called for a central line) • 1 MDA is 2nd call everyday (2nd Call- late stay, tends to be back up if a non-cardiac MDA is 1st call) • 1 MDA is a day shift only How to staff Sat/Sun: • 1 MDA is 1st Call Saturday and is then 2nd Call Sunday • 1 MDA is 2nd Call Saturday and is then 1st Call Sunday • Other 3 MDAs have the weekend off
Call Ratio: 1 in 5
EMR: Cerner PowerChart
Average Number of Surgical Cases Per Day: 13
Will the Locum Tenen Physician be Required to Supervise CRNAs? Yes. The CRNAs are very experienced. They work together with the anesthesiologists. The anesthesiologists do oversee.
Trauma Level/Designation: level 2
Number of Anesthesiologists in Practice: 5 when fully staffed (seeking 2 full-time due to retirement)
Will the Locum Tenens Physician be Responsible for Preparing the Anesthesia Cart? No
Patient Age Demographic: Mostly adult/geriatric. No complicated adolescent or child procedures.
Number of Operating Rooms: 12
Annual ER Volume: 25k +/-
Cardiac experience is preferred.
Procedures Required: General Surgical Cases adult, General Surgical Cases - pediatric, Minor Nerve Blocks, IV Regional anesthesia, Plexus anesthesia, Open Heart Anesthesia, Thoracic Cases (Except Open Heart), Complex Vascular Cases (Except Open Heart), Complex Orthopedic Cases, Spinal Anesthesia, Epidural Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, Neurosurgical Cases, Ventilation Management, Local Infiltration
Pain Management Procedures: Acute
Insertion of: Central Line, Arterial line, PA Catheter
Evaluation and Management of Acute Volume / BP Issues required
Estimated Credentialing Timeframe: 60 days +/-