Assistant Professor

Updated: 12 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

Title:  Assistant Professor
Division:  Anesthesiology
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  4787

Summary

The Department of Anesthesiology is seeking a qualified physician to provide high quality care to the community.


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

Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctor of Medicine degree with anesthesiology residency
  • Minimum of three years of experience as anesthesiologist
  • 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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