Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 21022845
The Anesthesiologist Assistant works under the direction of a licensed anesthesiologist and administers anesthesia protocols to patients and follows-up on after care. The Anesthesiologist Assistant shall be responsible for the following activities:
Administers anesthesia under the medical direction of an anesthesiologist.
Administers the prescribed anesthetic with particular care to the cardiovascular, respiratory and metabolic health of the patient.
Utilizes advanced treatment modalities to effect section 1.1 responsibilities , including but not limited to, advanced airway interventions and intubation of the trachea; starting and adjusting doses of vasoactive infusions; administering vasoactive and anesthetic drugs; administering blood; and any other treatment modalities which are prescribed by the supervising anesthesiologist.
Consults with supervising anesthesiologist for the induction of anesthesia, for extubation of the trachea, unexpected or adverse perioperative events or at any time the prescribed anesthetic deviates significantly from its expected course.
Establishes a comprehensive patient database (by chart/medical record review and patient examination and interview) to assist in anesthetic planning.
Orders appropriate pre-op evaluations and premedications after consultation with the anesthesiologist, who is then responsible for these orders.
Develops a patient focused culture that promotes the BEST Patient Care - Period!
Initiates multi-parameter monitoring prior to anesthesia or in other acute care settings.
Modalities include, but are not limited to, ASA Standard Monitors, arterial and venous catheters. Accurately manipulates and interprets data from central venous, pulmonary artery and intracranial catheters and other monitors or devices that are indicated.
Assists in the post-operative management of patients.
Manages post-op ventilator support and acute pain management in conjunction with existing protocols or the attending anesthesiologist.
Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.
The ideal Anesthesiologist Assistant candidate is someone who is able to maintain effective communication with patients, staff and physicians; and ensure appropriate protocols with procedures and customer satisfaction.
Location/Facility 5251 US Highway 290, Building B, Austin, 78735
Specialty/Department/Practice Austin Oak Hill MOB Anesthesio
Shift/Schedule Full time
Our competitive benefits package includes
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefit
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!