Title:  Assistant Professor

Division:  Anesthesiology
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  588

Division: Anesthesiology (80001008) 

Department: Anesthesiology (90002096) 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

 

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).

 

Summary

The Department of Anesthesiology is seeking a qualified candidate to provide quality care.

Job Responsibilities:
  • 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 
Job Qualifications:
  • Doctor of Medicine degree with anesthesiology residency 
  • Minimum of three years of experience as anesthesiologist 
  • Board certified in anesthesiology

 

 

 

 

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

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