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Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant | Houston,TX



Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Are you a certified Anesthesia Assistant looking to advance your career in a dynamic and supportive environment? We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated professional to join our team on a full-time basis. This role offers the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art medical equipment and technology, providing top-notch care under the supervision of experienced anesthesiologists. If you are passionate about patient care, skilled in advanced monitoring techniques, and eager to grow professionally, we encourage you to apply. Enjoy a competitive salary and the chance to make a significant impact in the field of anesthesia.

Job Details:

  • Specialty: Anesthesia Assistant
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Duration: Full-Time
  • Shift: Varies
  • Schedule: Regular Business Hours
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Pay: Competitive Salary


  • Under the direction and supervision of an anesthesiologist, the Anesthesia Assistant administers the prescribed anesthetic to patients in order to desensitize them to permit the performance of medical or surgical procedures
  • Obtains an extensive pre-anesthetic patient health history and performs pre-anesthetic physical examinations. After consultation with the anesthesiologist, the AA may order pre-op evaluations and pre-medications
  • Establish 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; may manipulate and interpret data from central venous, pulmonary artery, intracranial catheters and other monitors or devices
  • Performs initial CPR/ACLS in emergency situations until the supervising anesthesiologist is summoned
  • Utilizes advanced treatment modalities to effect Section 6, 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 prescribed by the supervising anesthesiologist
  • Assists in the post-operative care of patients by managing post-op ventilator support and acute pain management in conjunction with existing protocols or the supervising anesthesiologist
  • May engage in teaching and research functions as deemed appropriate by the supervising anesthesiologist
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Current National Commission for Certification of Anesthesia Assistants (NCCAA) certification.
  • Skilled in the use of state-of-the-art patient monitoring techniques in anesthesia care environments.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Successful completion of a Commission Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited, two-year Anesthesia Assistant program.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment.
  • Professional growth and development opportunities.
  • Access to state-of-the-art medical equipment and technology.

Apply today to join our team and take the next step in your medical career!

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