Vice Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Full Time |

Vice Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Through People, We Make a Difference

At Sound Physicians, we know that an engaged team stems from strong clinical leadership. Our leaders include board-certified clinicians who bring years of clinical and operational knowledge along with demonstrated success in the building and management of nationwide anesthesia practice. Their focus on establishing an anesthesia care team model where each clinician is valued and invested ensures that we can continue to improve the perioperative experience and decrease costs for our patients.

Sound Physicians has taken a unique approach to anesthesia services to drive volume while increasing the quality of patient care. Our care-team model leverages both physicians and CRNAs to facilitate throughput in the OR and provide closer contact between anesthesia clinicians and patients. The result is better access to anesthesia resources, improved productivity, and enhanced patient experience.

What Sets Sound Apart

  • Expertise in performance management across the entire acute and post-acute episode of care
  • Our technology-forward, data-driven approach to improving patient experience
  • SoundMetrix, our proprietary analytics platform, provides real-time, risk-adjusted metrics and patient levels to optimize care
  • Sound’s own workflow and communications platform that supports clinician and nursing workflows across care settings

Commitment to our Front-Line Clinicians

Medical programs excel when they have teams that are provided with consistent development opportunities and the resources they need to support their well-being. All of our clinicians attend an in-person onboarding session to align our vision and values and the values and goals of our hospital partners. In addition, we heavily invest in online and in-person development opportunities for our clinicians to help them reach their greatest potential.

St. Joseph Medical Center is part of the Stewart Health Network and Houston’s first hospital. For more than 130 years St. Joseph’s has provided comprehensive healthcare to the community. Sound is searching for a Vice Chief CRNA to join our growing team in Houston, TX at St. Joseph Medical Center. Be a part of a family-like culture that allows you to practice at the top of your license.

Opportunity highlights include:

  •  Approx 12,500 annual case volume
  •  Scope includes: Trauma, Ortho, Vascular, Bariatrics, OB/GYN, Endoscopy, Peds, and Plastics
  •  CRNAs supervised by MD; practice at top of license of your license with the ability to do regional blocks, spinals, and epidurals.
  • Lifestyle practice with rare weekend call shifts working maybe 40 hours per week
  • Rotating schedule of 8, (2) 10s, and 12 expected by the team

In addition to the requirements of our staff CRNA, the Vice Chief CRNA role will be expected to perform the following:

  • Monthly CRNA staff schedule generation
  • Payroll management
  • Billing clarification
  • Daily Assignment lists as part of a weekly rotation
  • Management of day-to-day operations in the absence of the Chief CRNA
  • Daily Board running

This role will involve mentorship for future leadership opportunities at Sound and the CRNA will eventually be expected to be involved in various hospital committees.

Sound offers:

  • Guaranteed salary with annual incentives + additional shift pay and additional call pay for extra shifts picked up
  • Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits + supplemental insurances offered
  • CME reimbursements
  • 401k with matching
  • Organization-paid malpractice insurance
  • Monthly CRNA staff schedule generation
  • Access to our proprietary learning platform, SoundInstitute™, for continuing education, and professional development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME
  • In-depth, real-time performance feedback to ensure you have the right technology to drive better patient outcomes

Location & Lifestyle

Houston is located near the beautiful beaches of Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.  Houston has a strong economy earning it a place on Forbes’s list of Best Places for Business and Careers.  Houston is known for diversity, healthcare, research, and industry. Houston is home to many cultural institutions including performing arts, Theatre District, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Broadway shows, and concerts. Foodie? Houston has you covered with vibrant food and restaurant culture.  Sports fan? Houston has you covered as well.  Houston has the 7th largest school district in the US and the largest in Texas with 4 distinct state universities, several private institutions of higher learning, over 300 private schools, and several graduate schools in law and healthcare.  Houston is easy to relocate to, easy to call home, and easy to love.

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