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Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Company: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Location: Hartford
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The anesthesiologist will be responsible to provide clinical anesthesia care for a variety of pediatric surgery cases for children of all ages, including many infants and increasingly neonates. The Pediatric Anesthesiologist will work with a multi-disciplinary team to provide the high quality care to include providing evaluation and treatment plan specific to the needs of each patient. Role Responsibilities * Provide routine and emergent anesthesia care for neonatal through adult patients with American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) classifications I -VI. * Perform routine preoperative evaluations on patients and provide contemporary regional and general anesthesia care for the following subspecialties: pediatric surgery, cardiothoracic, pediatric dentistry, pediatric otolaryngology, pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric urology, pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery, pediatric orthopedics and sports, pediatric plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery.* Administer appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic nerve blocks in the treatment of acute and chronic pain. * Oversee the activities of the recovery room and administer appropriate drug and respiratory therapy in the recovery room setting. * Implement the proper use of mechanical ventilators in the recovery room, and as necessary, in the intensive care units. * Provide consultation regarding preoperative preparation, intra and postoperative anesthetic management, and treatment of chronic pain patients. * Perform administrative duties as required to include completion of all required reports, records, and quality assurance reviews. * Participate in designated Anesthesia Service training activities to include in-services. * Participate in other catastrophic problems where the skill of an anesthesiologist is applicable, e.g., drug overdoses, cardiac arrests, respiratory problems, or trauma admissions. * Participate in Continuing Medical Education and provide a high level of quality assurance. * Approve general, sedative, regional, or local anesthetics. * Oversee the administration of anesthesia by nurse anesthetists.* Administer anesthesia to patients whose condition poses a particular anesthetic difficulty. * Inform patients of risks associated with anesthesia.* Participate in the evaluation of quality and appropriateness of patient care and resolving identified problems.* Academic/scholarly work and division citizenship as per division chief.* Comply with medical and hospital procedure policy.* Perform other duties as assigned. * MD, DO degree * Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford , Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Healthcare , Hartford, Connecticut

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