Physician Anesthesiologist Intensivist Job in NASHVILLE, TN

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $400,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/13/2017 Close Date 10/4/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
NASHVILLE, TN

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    09/13/2017 to 10/04/2017

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $400,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

JK-17-PH-2010675-BU

Control number

479416200

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) is one of the largest integrated health care systems in the Department of Veterans Affairs and includes facilities in Murfreesboro and Nashville.  Community-Based Outpatient Clinics are located in Clarksville, Chattanooga, Tullahoma, and Athens.  Tennessee has NO STATE TAXES!!

    Nashville offers affordable living with picturesque seasons and an abundance of recreational and entertainment activities.  Nashville, better known as "Music City USA," is the capital of Tennessee and home of the Tennessee Titans NFL and Nashville Predators NHL teams.  Tennessee does not have a state income tax.

    PLEASE READ THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CAREFULLY AND IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE THAT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (SEE CHECKLIST) ARE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.

    FAILURE TO SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATON PACKAGE WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF CONSIDERATION

    APPLICANTS MUST MEET ALL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AS STATED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE CLOSING DATE TO RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.

    Relocation expenses are not authorized.

    Recruitment/Relocation incentives may be offered for a highly qualified candidate.

    The position is located in Anesthesiology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville Campus, Nashville, TN.

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    Responsibilities

    The Anesthesiologist will report directly to the Chief, Anesthesiology Service.  Duties include:

    ·        Comprehensive medical management of patients to be rendered unconscious or insensitive to pain and stress during surgical, dental, and certain medical procedures including perioperative, intraoperative, and postoperative examination, consultation, management, monitoring, evaluation, and treatment.

    ·        Management of fluid, electrolyte, and metabolic parameters.

    ·        Resuscitation of patients of all ages.

    ·        Management of malignant hyperthermia.

    ·        Manipulation of body temperature.

    ·        Diagnostic and therapeutic management of acute and limited chronic pain.

    ·        Manipulation of cardiovascular parameters.

    ·        Management of hypovolemia from any cause.

    ·        Provide monitored anesthesia care.

    ·        Deliver sedation and analgesia.

    ·        Management of unconscious patients.

    ·        Knowledge and expertise in the following anesthesia requirements:  assessing, consulting, and preparing patients for anesthesia; rendering patients insensible to pain during surgical, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures; monitoring and restoring homeostasis in perioperative and critically ill patients; diagnosing and treating painful syndromes, managing cardiac and pulmonary resuscitation.

    ·        Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with a diverse group of professional staff and management officials.

    ·        Responsible for implementation and management of in-hospital therapeutic modalities and timely discharge planning and disposition.

    ·        Service as the primary service for the perioperative care of selected surgical patients including, but not limited to Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Plastics, Urology, and Neurosurgery.

    ·         Comprehensive perioperative care of the surgical patient.

    ·        Expertise in the following anesthesia core requirements:  assessing, consulting, and preparing patients for anesthesia; rending patients insensible to pain during surgical, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures; monitoring and restoring homeostasis in perioperative and critically ill patients, diagnosing and treating painful syndromes; managing cardiac and pulmonary resuscitation.

    ·        Supervise CRNA staff, physician residents, mid-level practitioners, and medical students in the comprehensive medical management of all patient care.

    ·        Accurately document care in the medical record.

    ·        Provide guidance for the APNs on the Perioperative surgical service whose function it is to respond to facility wide Rapid Response Team (RRT) calls.

    ·        Administration of general anesthesia (inhalation and intravenous) including invasive monitoring.

    ·        Administration of regional anesthesia including: spinal, epidural, and peripheral nerve blocks.

    ·        Placement of venous catheters.

    ·        Placement of central venous catheters.

    ·        Placement of chest tubes.

    ·        Placement of arterial catheters and interpretation of pressures/wave forms.

    ·        Placement of pulmonary artery catheters and interpretation of pressures/wave forms.

    ·        Diagnostic Echocardiography, including placement of ECHO probe.

    ·        Airway management including cricothyroidotomy.

    ·        Bronchoscopy and other routine ICU procedures.

    ·        Management of ventilator dependent patients and one lung ventilation.

    ·        Teaching medical students, residents, fellows, and ACNP students as required.

    ·        Taking part in departmental Journal Club and MM&I activities.

    ·        Evaluation and supervision of mid level practitioners.

    ·        Assisting with creation of policies and standard operating procedures for safe operations of the operating room.

    ·        Assisting with creation of policies and standard operating procedures for safe operations of the Perioperative Surgical Home.

    ·        Meet relevant service level and medical center performance measures.

    ·        Serving on Healthcare System, VISN, and/or National VA committees or task forces as required

    ·        Representing Anesthesiology on decision-making committees within the Healthcare System.

    ·        Participating in leadership roles on local, state and/or national professional organizations specific to Anesthesiology, Pain Management, and Critical Care.

    Work Schedule:  Based on the needs of the service.

    Functional Statement Title/#:  Anesthesiologist - Critical Care/ #000000

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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