Assistant Professor - Anesthesiology (90002096)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7069526 (Ref.No. 4676-en_US)
Posted: September 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

The Department of Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine is focused on patient care and research in all aspects of the specialty including critical care, postoperative cognitive dysfunction, simulator-based anesthesiology education, obstetric anesthesia and pain management.


The Department of Anesthesiology seeks to excel as providers of effective, efficient and ethical anesthesia care for patients at any Baylor-affiliated institution; as providers of educational opportunities for medical students, graduate students, and post-graduate specialty trainees, advanced practice providers, continuing medical education participants, and undergraduates; and as researchers in the basic sciences, clinical milieu, or outcome epidemiology related to anesthesiology practices.

Job Duties
  • Use intravenous, local, caudal or spinal methods to administer sedation or pain medications during surgical and other medical procedures
  • Supervise patients and monitor their pain medications before, during and after surgery; offset adverse complications or reactions; record amount and type of anesthesia as well as the patients' conditions throughout procedures
  • Determine risk during medical procedures by taking medical histories, examining patients and ordering diagnostic procedures like x-rays and laboratory tests; discuss with other healthcare professionals about the method and type of anesthetic to make patients numb to pain
  • Provide and sustain airway management and life support during emergency surgery
  • Monitor patients post-surgery and determine when they are stabilized enough to move to another room or go home
  • Manage anesthesiological services and coordinate with other professionals to formulate procedures and plans; direct the duties of medical technicians, nurses and other healthcare support staff
  • Educate patients and families on post-procedure care and possible complications; instruct on different ways to prevent disease and improve health
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications

Education: Doctor of Medicine degree with anesthesiology residency.

Experience: Minimum of three years of experience as anesthesiologist.

Certification:

  • Required: Board certified in anesthesiology.
  • Skilled at epidurals, spinals and ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

 

 

 

 

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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