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The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System is recruiting for a full-time BC/BE Anesthesiologist at our OU affiliated VA Medical Center with an anesthesiology residency training program. This VA also serves as a training site for the Newman College student nurse anesthetist program. The Anesthesiologist is accountable to the Chief of Anesthesiology Service at the VA Health Care System and is responsible for duties that include, but are not limited to:

Work closely with CRNA, nursing, and surgical staff to achieve quality outcomes, optimal recourse utilization, and maximum operating room efficiency using lean management techniques.
Participate in all types of anesthetic care except obstetrics and pediatrics.
Provides anesthetics for all surgical cases including major vascular, heart, and neurosurgical cases and also provides pain management (including acupuncture).
Coordinates VA anesthesiology residency program.
Performs TEE evaluation of preoperative and intraoperative patients.
Performs anesthetic care and consultation for high risk Cardiothoracic surgery.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm, schedule is variable and could involve nights and weekends as needed.

Preferred Characteristics:
Board certification/eligibility in Anesthesiology.
10 years of experience in Anesthesia for Cardiothoracic and Organ Transplant.
10 years of experience in Transesophageal and Perioperative Echocardiography.
Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia.
Administrative experience.
Teaching experience.
Fluent in Telemedicine service for Anesthesia Evaluation.
LEAN management certifications.
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), under the Department of Veterans Affairs, serves the needs of America's Veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services. To accomplish this mission, VHA strives to be a comprehensive, integrated health care system that provides excellence in health care value, excellence in service as defined by its customers, and excellence in education and research. Join VA -The Best Care-The Best Careers.

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