Full Time Anesthesia Job TACOMA, WA


2 months ago

Posted by: Defense Health Agency

Employer: Defense Health Agency

Job Description

MAJOR DUTIES As an expert in the field of anesthesiology is assigned the full range of cases in the field. The physician is licensed to practice medicine in the State of Washington, board eligible or certified, and is credentialed by MAMC to provide the services described. 1. Provides contemporary regional and general anesthesia care including pediatric, geriatric patients; obstetric anesthesia; and anesthesia for all surgical specialties at Madigan Army Medical Center in a variety of surgical patients (general surgery, gynecology, orthopedics, ear/nose/throat, urology, oral surgery, opthalmology, plastic surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery and neurosurgery). Supervises the administration of anesthesia by nurse anesthetists; administers anesthesia to patients whose condition poses a particular anesthetic difficulty. Administers appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic nerve blocks in the treatment of acute and chronic pain. Oversees the activities of the recovery room and administers appropriate drug and respiratory therapy in the recovery room setting. Implements the proper use of mechanical ventilators in the recovery room, and as necessary in the intensive care units. Provides consultation regarding preoperative preparation, intro and postoperative anesthetic management, and treatment of chronic pain patients. Performs administrative tasks as delegated by the service chief. (70%) 2. Instructs nurse anesthesia students, physicians, interns, and physicians rotating through the Anesthesiology Service in the proper administration of anesthesia. Assumes a teaching role in the student anesthetist program and the continuing education program for graduate nurse anesthetists. (3O%) Performs other duties as assigned.

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