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Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital – Full-Time Anesthesiologist


Position:             Full-Time General Anesthesia – working 26 weeks per year

                             Start Mid-May 2023 (1-week on/1-week off)

Location:            Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital in Grayling, MI


Practice Overview:
Somnia Anesthesia, in collaboration with Munson Healthcare Grayling hospital seek to identify the ideal Anesthesiology candidate for a full-time permanent position starting mid-May or summer 2023. This is a true life-style practice opportunity. Munson Healthcare is Northern Michigan’s largest and leading health system. The qualified Anesthesiologist will be proficient in blocks and work with an established group of CRNAs (Supervision with a care team practice model). As a positive indicator, this cohesive group has achieved remarkably high retention and stability.

This full-time practice, requires a total of 26-weeks per year, working 1 week on and 1 week off. Rotation of work weeks with the second Anesthesiologist who acts as the Chief for the group. The care team model is comprised of 2 MD/4 CRNAs working FT plus additional per diem staff members. Physicians take non-in-house call during the 7-day Monday-Sunday rotation, leaving the following week completely off. Call-back frequency is relatively low, mostly involve labor epidurals which do not require physician to stay in-house. During weekdays, tenured CRNAs run 3 general ORs and 1 endo room scheduled from 7 AM to 5 PM. CRNAs are medically directed by MDs in a variety of specialties, including general anesthesia, obstetrics/gynecology, orthopedics, (including blocks), urology, and ophthalmology.

Practice Attributes:
As described by the current Chief, one of the most gratifying aspects of this practice is the remarkable relationships with interdepartmental clinical teams and the hospitals’ leadership support. The involvement as a valued member of the medical community extends the option to serve on various clinical board positions such as Compliance, Community Outreach, and more. This unique professional relationship makes for a rewarding facet as an involved integral member the community. The ideal candidate should reside in the region to experience the most of what this embracing community has to offer.

Clinical Details:
• Hospital licensed for 71 beds: currently at 48 inpatient beds
• 3 ORs, 1 Endo Suite, 1 C-Section OR: Hours -7AM-5 PM
• Annual Surgical case volume: General 2251; Endo 1034; Ob 265
• Case mix includes General, OB/Gyn, Ortho, Urology, Ophthalmology
• No cardiac, major vascular, or trauma (lev 2), nearest trauma center in Traver City
• A robust regional Anesthesia program with state-of-the-art Ultrasound- Skills a must
• 6-bed ICU - Hospitalists staffed
• Care-Team Model

• Board-Certification/Board-Eligible
• Active Michigan State License
• Regional Anesthesia Experience
• ACLS Certification

• Option for PC (Independent Contracted) or W2 Status
• PC must provide own liability insurance coverage.
• W2 Status include liability insurance with cafeteria-plan benefits.
• Competitive compensation $450K for 26 weeks/year of service.

About the Community:
Grayling is the county seat of Crawford County. Located just one hour East of Traverse City (nearest airport) and off major HWY 75. Located on the banks of the AuSauble River, this community features an economically vibrant and lively downtown surrounded by the idyllic scenic beauty and wonder of northern Lower Michigan. A family-oriented community, Crawford AuSable School District ranks well above average with 1,629 students in grades K-12 and an 18:1 student-teacher ratio. This region is rich in history, home to several museums, cultural attractions, and historical landmarks, including the AuSable Artisan Village Art Center. Housing options within 30 minutes from the hospital include riverfront, lake-front or acreage for the best of lifestyle and community.

Grayling is an outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, just miles from the only national forest in Lower Michigan and 90 minutes from Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. Activities range from skiing, biking and hiking, to boating, sailing, and golf – just 30 minutes north in Gaylord is one of the nation’s densest regions of world-class, championship courses. Two ski centers within 30 to 45 minutes away.

About Somnia Anesthesia
Since 1996, Somnia ( has had a singular focus on anesthesia–investing in clinician professional development so patients can get the best care possible. We welcome and encourage applicants of all races, colors, genders, religions, sexual orientations, national origins, and disabilities, as well those who have served.


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