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Anesthetist, Cardiac Team (CT) - Emory University Hospital (EUH)

Company: Emory
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:


Anesthetist, Cardiac Team (CT) - Emory University Hospital (EUH)

Emory University Hospital (EUH) Cardiac Anesthetist Team is seeking to hire Anesthetists (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist or Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant), to become a vital part of Emory Healthcare's integrated academic healthcare system.

Work Hours/Schedule:

  • Full Time; Rotating schedule with call.

    Emory University Hospital (EUH) Cardiac Anesthetist Team assists in the management of patients undergoing general anesthesia for surgical procedures including heart and lung transplants, VADs, ECMO, CABGs, robotic CABGs, conventional valve surgery, minimally invasive valve surgery, VATs, robotic lobectomies, general thoracic. We also participate in out- of- OR procedures including TAVRs, Mitral clips, TEVARs, EP procedures, and anesthesia for TEEs and cardioversions.

    All Anesthetists are expected to supervise Student Anesthetists, participate managing patient needs at both Emory University Hospital (EUH) and Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) as well as have the opportunity to participate in clinical research.

    Like all Emory sites, we practice within the Anesthesia Care Team Model under the direct supervision of an Attending Anesthesiologist.

    • General and/or Transplant Anesthesia experience highly preferred.


      • Under the direction of an Anesthesiologist, assists in the administration of general and regional anesthesia to surgical and non-surgical procedure patients.
      • Performs initial acute cardio-pulmonary resuscitation in life-threatening situations or as directed by a physician.
      • Interprets and records patient's physiological and pharmacological status.
      • Assists the Anesthesiologist in gathering routine pre-op data.
      • Instructs others in principles and practices of anesthesia, respiratory care and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation as directed by the anesthesiologist.
      • Assists in research projects as carried out by an Anesthesiologist.
      • Establishes multi-parameter monitoring of patient prior to, during and after anesthesia or in other acute care situations, including ECG, direct arterial pressure, central venous pressure, arterial blood gas determinations, hematocrits, and routine measurement of temperature, respiration, blood pressure, and heart rate.
      • Establishes other monitoring as may be developed for anesthesia and intensive care use. Manages pre- and post-anesthetic care, including ventilatory support of patients as assigned by an Anesthesiologist.
      • Manages ventilators and other respiratory care parameters as directed by the physician.

        • Graduate of an accredited Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) or Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant (CAA) Master's Degree program.
        • Licensed or eligible to practice in the State of Georgia.
        • Certified by National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) or National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants (NCCAA).
        • Must maintain biannual certification through the submission of Continuing Medical Education credits (CMEs).
        • BLS certification from American Heart Association (AHA) required.

          • 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


            • Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks.
            • Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required.
            • Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

              Additional Details

              Why Emory Healthcare?

              Emory Healthcare, part of Emory University, is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia. At Emory Healthcare, our mission is to create and promote a culture that supports the growth and development of our Anesthetists, and in collaboration with the health care team, provide high-quality value-based care to patients and the community.

              Highlights of joining the Emory Healthcare team:
              • Emory University Hospital named Top 100 Global Hospital
              • An 11-hospital system with 254 outpatient locations and close to 1,000 Advance Practice Providers
              • Rewarded with highly competitive compensation and benefit package
              • A strong multidisciplinary collaborative health care team that values shared decision making
              • Academic health care setting that partners closely with Emory School of Medicine
              • A culture of strong system leadership, research, education and mentorship

                Associated topics: cardiologist, cardiology, cardiothoracic, congestive, electrophysiology, heart, hhp, interventional, non interventional, non invasive

Keywords: Emory, Atlanta , Anesthetist, Cardiac Team (CT) - Emory University Hospital (EUH), Healthcare , Atlanta, Georgia

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