University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
May 6, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 98274-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

At the University of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology, the practice of anesthesiology encompasses a medically directed team approach involving faculty anesthesiologists, anesthesiology fellows, residents and clinical anesthetists. In this department, the ability to provide high quality anesthesia care to a complex patient population and simultaneously provide a quality teaching experience, while working within the team anesthesia concept, is the basic requirement of Clinical Anesthetists at all levels. Clinical Anesthetists will perform their duties under the medical direction provided by the UW Department of Anesthesiology faculty anesthesiologists.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal Duties:

The Clinical Instructor - Clinical Anesthetist duties include:

Clinical Duties:
- The immediate attendance of patients undergoing anesthesia or monitoring for surgical and medical procedures
- The performance and documentation of pre-anesthetic evaluations
- The development of an anesthetic plan in collaboration with the anesthesiologist
- The administration of anesthetic drugs and agents as prescribed by the anesthesiologist
- The monitoring and measurement of physiologic variables during anesthesia and recovery
- The maintenance and application of various techniques for physiologic maintenance, measurement and evaluation in the operating room
- Facilitation of emergence and recovery from anesthesia
- The performance and documentation of postoperative assessment after an anesthetic
- Participation in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, particularly airway management for patients throughout the hospital
- Adherence to departmental, Surgical Center site, and UW Hospitals and Clinics institutional rules, policies and guidelines

Teaching Duties:
- In-the-operating-room instruction of anesthesia concepts, techniques, monitoring and patient care to medical students, paramedic students and staff, non-anesthesia residents, anesthesia interns and special student rotators
- Provide in-service training to nursing staff in areas appropriate to hospital needs
- Provide staff training and updates on anesthesia equipment
- Conduct educational/staff development sessions within the group
- Attend/provide departmental and institutional educational programs

This position requires a weekly time commitment of 40-44 scheduled clinical hours, pager call and an additional 5-10 hours per week that is spent in nonscheduled clinical activities such as preoperative and postoperative assessment, consultation with attending anesthesiologists and non-clinical activities including case presentations, educational sessions, group meetings, administrative responsibilities, etc. Holiday, weekend and night call responsibilities are required and are shared by the majority of the group.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required. Candidates can be either a CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) or a CAA (Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant), or board eligible for certification as a CRNA or CAA.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:


License or Certificate:

CRNA (certified or board eligible) and Wisconsin RN license; or AA (certified or board eligible for certification) and
Wisconsin AA licensure.

Additional Information:

This position will be a dual appointment with UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and the UW Medical Foundation. As such with two employers, the employee will receive a base compensation from each entity. Pager/Pager Call, and Overtime compensation is in addition to the base pay. For additional information, please contact Fern Reilly.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

SEPTEMBER 01, 2019


ANNUAL (12 months)
Plus UW Medical Foundation

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online by at, by searching for position 98274. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter and a list of three references.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is May 20, 2019, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Fern Reilly
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: May 6 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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