Title:  Certified Anesthesiology Assistant

Division:  Anesthesiology
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  12304

Summary

The Department of Anesthesiology: Ambulatory Anesthesia Services is seeking qualified Certified Anesthesia Assistant candidates to provide services at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center McNair Campus. 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 are carried out in both operating room and non-operating room locations, as well as other Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center locations as 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
New graduates are strongly encouraged to apply!
 

Job Duties

  • Administers high quality, safe inhalational and intravenous anesthesia for surgical and/or medical procedures. 
  • Plays a crucial role in supporting patient safety throughout the perioperative period.
  • Assesses and evaluates patients prior to the administration of anesthesia in order to formulate anesthetic plan.
  • Monitors patients and vital signs during procedures.
  • Responds to emergency/code situations in order to provide airway management.
  • Documents anesthetic information and patient condition.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an accredited Anesthesiology Assistant Program by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Note: Bachelor's degree in Anesthesiology Assistant accepted for those certified prior to 1998.
  • No experience required.
  • National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants (NCCAA) certification.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification.

 

 

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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