Physician (Anesthesiologist)

  • Position Code
    EUX4G0
  • Address
    Memphis, TN
  • Preferred Specialty
    Anesthesiology, General
  • Last Updated
    02/20/2019
  • Practice Name
    Physician (Anesthesiologist)
  • Salary
    0325000
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Overview

Physician (Anesthesiologist)

Memphis, TN, VA Medical Center

The Anesthesiology Service is seeking a Board eligible/Board certified Anesthesiologist.  The duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perioperative physician responsibilities, including perioperative risk assessment, patient preparation for general or conduction anesthesia, and management of postoperative care.
  • Operating room anesthesia care, including hands on management and out of operating room (remote site) anesthesia care.
  • Participates in hospital wide committees as assigned.  
  • Serves as mentor/instructor for medical students, residents, fellows, student nurse anesthetists, and other health care professionals.
  • Other duties as assigned within clinical privileges to meet the needs of the medical center.

Work schedule: Varies depending on the needs of the facility.

The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as aClinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

Practice Description

GENERAL ANETHESIA CORE PRIVILEGES-Management of adult and geriatric patients  except as specifically excluded from practice, rendered unconscious or insensible to pain and emotional stress during surgical, gynecological and certain other medical procedures; including preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative evaluation and treatment; the support of life functions and vital organs under the stress of anesthetic, surgical and other medical procedures; medical management and consultation in pain management and critical care medicine, direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation, pulmonary care, supervision of patients in post-anesthesia care units and critically ill patients in special care units.  The attached procedure list reflects the scope of practice included in this core.

Practice Setting

COMPREHENSIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT-Comprehensive management of acute, chronic and/or cancer pain utilizing a broad range of peripheral nerve block procedures to include but not limited to, epidural and subarachnoid injections, joint and bursal sac injections, cryotherapeutic techniques, epidural, subarachnoid, or peripheral neurolysis, trigeminal ganglionectomy, peripheral neurectomy and neurolysis, sympathectomy techniques, management of therapies, side effects and complications of pharmacologic agents used in pain management, and perform and interpret fluoroscopic images.

Location Description

The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as aClinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).





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