University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 238779-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time, Onsite
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 (prorated to FTE) 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:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.

Please be aware that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their continuous eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment. This position is an ongoing position that will require continuous work eligibility. If you are selected for this position you would have to provide proof of work authorization and eligibility to work.

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 is posted at 75% to 100% time. Clinical Anesthetists are scheduled to work 10-hour shifts:
A 100% appointment represents four 10-hour shifts per week (40 hours per week).
A 75% appointment represents three 10-hour shifts per week (30 hours per week).
An 87.5% appointment represents three 10-hour shifts one week and four 10-hour shifts the following week (70 hours per two weeks).

This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial caregiver check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and every four years.

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 or Part Time: 75% - 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

SEPTEMBER 01, 2021


Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Plus UW Medical Foundation

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 26, 2021, however, this position will remain open and application may be considered until this 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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

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: Aug 11 2021 Central Daylight Time
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