This is an Intermittent (Per Diem), Anesthesiologist position with varying shifts to assist the Anesthesiology Service. Full time benefits do not apply. This position will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19. The Anesthesia Section's function is to provide anesthesia services including all levels of sedation and other modalities of anesthesia to patients undergoing surgery and other invasive procedures, as well as interventional and liaison pain relief services. They function as a cooperative and collegial team member with the entire staff. The service is comprised of Anesthesiologists and CRNAs working in a team model. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting This position is responsible for providing a broad range of anesthesiology interventions to Veterans receiving care at the VAMC. If selected, you will follow established guidelines, ethics, policies and protocols of the Department of Anesthesiology, Veterans Health Administration, and the profession. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to: Direction of perioperative anesthetic care to patients Preoperative Assessments Intraoperative anesthetic administration and monitoring to include but not limited to General Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, one lung ventilation, and Total IntraVenous Anesthesia technique. Perioperative Regional Anesthetic administration Post-anesthesia Care Providing anesthetic care for the following services but not limited to: general surgery, major vascular, orthopedics, plastics, ophthalmology, thoracic surgery, bariatric, urology, neurosurgery, gynecologic, Surgical oncology, podiatry, and oral surgery in OR, PACU, ICU ward and other Non-OR clinical settings. Providing In-house Airway services and potential ICU coverage for COVID-19 support if needed. Participating in the development and implementation of program planning, objectives, policies and standards essential to delivery of quality anesthetic care. Work Schedule: Intermittent (Per Diem), varies
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.