Anesthesia Practice Management Blogs

Combining Local Expertise with Broad Resources in Anesthesia Practice

By CCI Anesthesia

The field of healthcare requires a multidisciplinary approach to create improved patient outcomes. At CCI Anesthesia, we believe in blending local anesthesia expertise with the resources of a larger healthcare organization, reassuring patients that they’re getting world-class resources from local providers whom they know and trust. Patients aren’t the only winners with this approach; medical…

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Boost Your Career Fulfillment by Choosing a Community Hospital

By CCI Anesthesia

Working at a small community hospital can be highly rewarding for healthcare providers. Care providers get to know one another well and form strong teams that work to deliver excellent patient outcomes. Working in a smaller healthcare setting also allows providers to get to know their patients on and off the clock by being active…

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Tips for Vetting CRNA Job Opportunities 

By Kelly Mumford, RN, BSN, MBA

In today’s job market, CRNAs can work on their terms. Whether you want to work in a specific location or are open to relocating; a major medical center or a smaller facility; a specific, set schedule or a PRN position; call or no call—there is a perfect position for you. With so many CRNA job…

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Tips on Recruiting Anesthesia Providers for Rural Communities

By Nathan Yoder

Recruiting anesthesia providers has never been more challenging than it is today. By 2033, the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts a shortfall of around 12,500 anesthesiologists, and the current shortage of CRNAs is expected to worsen. Rather than being forced to close operating rooms due to a short-staffed anesthesia department, stay ahead of the…

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Anesthesia Job Interview Questions to Anticipate

By Nathan Yoder

Whether you are an anesthesiologist or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), preparing for a job interview is a worthwhile endeavor. Making a stellar first impression is important and knowing what to expect in your interview can help. Anesthesia job interview questions are much different than typical job interview questions. In addition to answering typical interview…

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Negotiating a Fair Employment Agreement

By Nathan Yoder

Whether you are an anesthesiologist or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), your employment agreement is extremely important. The terms of employment agreements are usually negotiable, and you should never feel reluctant to question any terms out of fear of offending the prospective company. Understanding what type of information your employment agreement should (and should not)…

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Why Work at a Community Hospital?

By Nathan Yoder

Community hospitals are among the most rewarding environments in which CRNAs and anesthesiologists can work. Whether you are interested in having more clinical autonomy, serving underserved populations, advancing your leadership experience or simply looking for more time away from practice, transitioning to the community hospital setting can be beneficial. CCI Anesthesia works with community hospitals…

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Finding Your Anesthesia Career Without a Recruiter

By Nathan Yoder

If you have worked in the anesthesia profession for decades or are being mentored by a veteran anesthesia provider, you may be under the impression that you need to engage a professional recruiter to secure your next job. As a job seeker in today’s anesthesia market, you are in high demand and will have no…

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Benefits of Working as an Independent Contractor Anesthesia Provider

By Nathan Yoder

One of the main reasons why the anesthesia profession is so attractive is because of the flexibility it offers in terms of employment. Whether you want to work dayshift, nightshift, seven on/seven off or another type of schedule, being an anesthesia provider means you have options. You can also choose whether you would prefer to…

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Tips for Finding Your Next Anesthesiologist or CRNA Job

By Nathan Yoder

Across the country and around the world, anesthesiologists and CRNAs are in high demand. This means there is no shortage of job openings for anesthesia providers, but how do you know if your offer is competitive and transparent? Fine print, job stability, clinical autonomy and teaching expectations are merely a few considerations you must take…

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