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The Veterans Administration Illiana Health Care System (VAIHCS) in Danville, IL is seeking a full-time Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) to join its team. This is a growth opportunity, as the facility is looking to expand its surgical services. Job Description: The CRNA will function under the supervision and general direction of the anesthesiologist or the operating room surgeon when providing care for a specific patient, to safely provide anesthesia to surgical patients for a variety of operations and/or procedures. The CRNA will perform pre-anesthesia patient evaluations/histories, prepares anesthesia plans, delivers all forms of anesthesia, and follows up on anesthesia cases. VAIHCS is a small-scale facility that provides basic ambulatory surgical services for Veterans in our region and functions much like a surgical center. Case mix consists of providing general anesthesia or monitored anesthesia care for basic procedures within general surgery, urology, podiatry, ophthalmology, and endoscopy. The anesthesia team currently consists of two CRNAs and the facility is actively recruiting to add a board-certified anesthesiologist as well. No ICU coverage responsibilities. Work schedule is Monday - Friday with no night/weekend/holiday coverage responsibilities. Facility Information: VAIHCS provides primary and secondary healthcare services to Veterans residing in Central Illinois and West Central Indiana. Inpatient services are available in acute and sub-acute internal medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. Community Living Centers provide a skilled care environment with special focus on rehabilitation, dementia and Alzheimer's care, geri-psychiatric care, palliative care, and extended care. The VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). Work Schedule: Full Time; Days Monday - Friday Telework: Not Available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.