Title:  Certified Anesthesiology Assistant

Division:  Anesthesiology
Schedule:  Work Schedule is Variable
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  12746

Summary

The Department of Anesthesiology is seeking qualified Certified Anesthesia Assistant candidates to provide services at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center for our general anesthesia service. Under the direction of an attending anesthesiologist, a masters-prepared specialty 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, intensive care unit, radiology suites, endoscopy suites, or other places in hospital designated by the attending anesthesiologist.

 

BCM Offers a highly competitive pay scale salary commensurate with experience.  Flexible scheduling opportunities. Multiple work locations may be possible.
Work/Life Balance: 22 days of vacation, 11 paid holidays and education time.  CME dollars.  Great benefits package including Health, Dental; Retirement Savings Programs (up to 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 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 in order to formulate anesthetic plan.
  • Inserts and uses invasive and noninvasive monitors, as indicated.
  • 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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