Faculty Clinician - Certified Anesthesiology Assistant

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7188594 (Ref:17268-en_US)

Posted: October 27, 2023

Job Description

Summary

The Department of Anesthesiology: Hospital Based Services is seeking qualified Certified Anesthesia Assistant candidates to provide services at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center. Under the direction of an attending anesthesiologist, an anesthesiologist assistant will assist in perioperative patient management, including the performance of the preoperative anesthetic evaluation, intraoperative anesthesia, and postoperative anesthesia care. These responsibilities may be carried out in the operating room, cardiac catheterization lab, intensive care unit, radiology suites, endoscopy suites, or other places in hospital designated by the attending anesthesiologist.

 

BCM Offers:

  • A highly competitive pay scale
  • CME allocation
  • Great benefits package including Health, Dental; Retirement Savings Programs (8% contribution to 401(a)), and more.
  • To learn more about our benefits, please visit bcm.edu/careers/benefits.

 

Job Purpose

Work with our Anesthesiology services team to provide high-quality, evidence-based anesthesia and pain care services at all acuity levels, for all patients, and for several different reasons in a variety of settings.

 

New graduates are strongly encouraged to apply!

Job Duties

  • Administers all forms of anesthesia including inhaled, intravenous, neuraxial, and regional, for surgical or medical procedures.
  • Assesses and evaluates patients prior to the administration of anesthesia to formulate anesthetic plan.
  • Inserts and uses invasive and noninvasive monitors, as indicated.
  • Responds to emergency/code situations to provide airway management.
  • Documents anesthetic information and patient condition.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants (NCCAA).
  • Experience: None required.
  • Degree: Master of Science

Certification:

  • Required: Current Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants (NCCAA)
  • Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. ACLS/PALS card required.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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