Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7244954

Posted: May 15, 2024

Application Deadline: July 14, 2024

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Job ID: 269391

Location: Augusta University

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary:

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Job Summary

Job ID 269391

Position # 20014530

The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University seeks a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to serve as a general anesthesiologist. This position will participate in research and provide clinical care in Anesthesiology. Salary will be commensurate with experience. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.

Responsibilities

• 95% Clinical
• Develop a clinical practice in the field of Adult General Anesthesia.
• Billing units at or in excess of the 65th percentile ASA units based on annually updated industry benchmarks for academic anesthesia departments (e.g. SAAA).
• Assist in the recruitment of faculty, physician extenders and mid-level providers as applicable.
• Review and revise as necessary operational and workflow processes in the Adult General Anesthesia Division to enhance quality of care, efficiency, and revenue stream.

The physician anesthesiologist directs the Anesthesia Care Teams (ACT) and is responsible for the following:

• Management of personnel: The anesthesiologist will ensure the assignment of appropriately skilled mid-level providers for each patient and procedure.
• Preanesthetic evaluation of the patient: Preanesthetic evaluation allows the Anesthesiologist to develop an anesthetic plan that considers the patient's current condition, co-existing diseases, and postoperative care requirements.
• Prescribing the anesthetic plan: The physician anesthesiologist will prescribe an anesthesia plan designed for the greatest safety and highest quality of care for each patient.
• Management of the anesthetic: The physician anesthesiologist, who may delegate specific tasks to qualified members of the ACT, ensures that quality of care and patient safety are not compromised, participates in critical parts of the anesthesia, and remains immediately available for management of emergencies.
• Postanesthesia care: Routine postanesthesia care is coordinated by a physician anesthesiologist and delegated to postanesthesia nurses under the medical supervision of a physician anesthesiologist. The physician anesthesiologist will provide appropriate post anesthetic care for patients.
• Anesthesia consultation: Comparable to other forms of medical consultation, the anesthesiology consultation is the practice of medicine and may not be delegated to non-physicians.

Required Qualifications

MD, DO degree or foreign equivalent with Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate, current Georgia medical license, board eligible or board certified in Anesthesiology.

Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate training.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Shift/Salary/Benefits

This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Website:

https://www.augusta.edu/faculty-affairs/promotionandtenure.php

College/Department Information

The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Our https://www.augusta.edu/about/mission.php make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the https://www.usg.edu/strategic_plan/.

Location

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/#job-portals.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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