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Anesthesiologist in Sioux City, IA (Locum)

Sioux City, IA 51101

Specialty: Anesthesiology, Doctor of Osteopathic, Medical Doctor, Physician (MD or DO) Job Number: 4074

Job Description

Anesthesiologist needed in Sioux City, IA

Facility is looking for two locum or locum to perm anesthesiologists to join their team starting in December 2023!
  • Dates of Coverage: Full-time starting 12.1.23 and another full-time starting 1.1.23
  • Reason for Coverage: Retirement 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: 13Will 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 InfiltrationPain Management Procedures: AcuteInsertion of: Central Line, Arterial line, PA Catheter
Submission Requirements
  • Board Certified - Required
  • Active State License - Highly Preferred
Certification Requirements
  • Board Certified

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Sioux City, IA

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  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support