As a clinician-led organization, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is redefining healthcare, delivering unsurpassed excellence to its partners and patients every day. In three decades, NAPA has grown to become one of the nation’s leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management companies, serving more than one million patients annually in more than 200 healthcare facilities throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southeast. Our highly skilled teams of clinicians participate in groundbreaking leadership development and customer service training programs to deliver optimal results to patients, surgeons, healthcare administrators and staff. Through our exceptional perioperative leadership, research, innovations and state-of-the-art technologies, NAPA offers real solutions driven by evidence-based outcomes to dramatically accelerate operational efficiencies, increase satisfaction ratings and enhance safety and profitability.
Our group at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee is looking to group by seeking a Full-Time Anesthesiologist with a cardiac background to assist with our growth in volume. Riverside Medical Center Kankakee Campus is a 336-bed hospital that provides inpatient and outpatient care. The Emergency Department is designated as a Level II Trauma Center and a Resource Hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Riverside Medical Center has specialty programs in cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, obstetrics, trauma, oncology, rehabilitation, geriatrics, occupational health, treatment of alcohol and chemical dependency and psychiatric services. For its heart and oncology programs, Riverside partners with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Chairman shall establish Department procedures, action plans and goals to address Centers of Excellence initiatives, post-operative pain management improvement, pre-operative screening and assessment process improvement, patient throughput process improvement, SCIP guideline adherence improvement, PQRS Requirements and additional quality improvement efforts
Attend Peer Review Committee meetings at the institution as necessary
Participate in the quality management infrastructure and process of the institution.
Administer a monthly anesthesia case review process and present the findings to the Department of Anesthesia on a monthly basis
Meet with the Nursing Chairman of the OR and with the Chairman of the Department of Surgery on a regular basis, whether separately or together, to discuss anesthesia operations as well as the operations of the Hospital/ASC ORs. For the purpose of this provision, “regular basis” shall mean no less than monthly.
Designate a qualified Group Physician who will temporarily assume the Chief’s duties and responsibilities due to Chief’s temporary absences of short duration, such as vacation, illness, or attendance at professional meetings
Manage or delegate the management of a staff coverage schedule
Provide bi-annual (data driven when available) reviews of each Clinical Staff
Create and FPPE process for on-boarding new staff and an FPPE process when intervention is necessary based on a negative staff review.
Assure the maintenance of accurate, complete and timely patient and other records regarding the service to insure the delivery of quality patient care and provide the information required for NAPA and the Hospital/ASC to obtain payment for its services
Work with nursing management to improve efficiency and decrease costs in the operating room
NAPA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes: