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Anaesthesiology Subspecialist

Employer
Johns Hopkins
Location
Saudi Arabia (SA), Dhahran
Closing date
29 Nov 2022

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Basic Function
Administers Anaesthesia to patients during surgery, surgical, obstetrical and other medical procedures performed at Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare. Assess and treat critically ill patients and patients under the care of subspecialty surgical and medical services. Assists the Chief Anaesthesiologist in other duties as assigned.

Scope
Responsible for serving as an Anaesthesiology Specialist to provide consultation and administer anaesthesia with the full range of Anaesthesia methods and techniques, especially for subspecialty surgical and medical procedures. Incumbent maintains high-level professional performance according to standards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals and the American Society of Anaesthesiologists. Work is performed in Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare where anaesthesia services are provided on a 24-hour a day basis. Incumbent assists the Chief Anaesthesiologist as required, and in his absence may supervise completed operation of the Anaesthesia & Critical Care Services. Professional and administrative direction is received through discussion of problems with the Chief Anaesthesiologist to ensure adherence to existing JHAH and Department policies. Incumbent frequently works independently of professional supervision.

Principal Contacts
Daily contact with Chief Anaesthesiology & Critical Care Services, Physicians, Nursing Staff , Operating Room Personnel, Patients and families, in carrying out the duties as outlined below.

Principal Duties

  • Provide anaesthesia with the full range of anaesthesia agents, methods and techniques for general, specialty and subspecialty surgical, obstetric and medical procedures. Observing safety standards in the operating room as related to anaesthesia agents and equipment.
  • Provides technical advice and guidance to nursing staff and as required provides orientation/training in new techniques and procedures to Anaesthesia Services staff .
  • Provides supervision and advice to Anaesthesia Technicians.
  • Interviews patients scheduled for surgery to assess and develop an anaesthesia care plan and to establish rapport and allay fear and apprehension. Sees patients post operatively to evaluate recovery from anaesthesia, to assess complications and make recommendations as indicated. Evaluate and provide adequate pain control.
  • Provide advanced hemodynamic monitoring in patients undergoing major surgical procedures.
  • Provide medical assessment and diagnosis, respiratory and cardiovascular support to critically ill patients in the Intensive Care and Step-Down Units.
  • Assists the Chief Anaesthesiologist as required:
  1. In supervising the Recovery Room
  • Demonstrate consistent ability to work in a collegial and cooperative manner with others in the provision of care, treatment and service, including participation in inter-professional collaborative practice and education.
  1. In serving the Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare committees and teams.
  2. In providing for continuing education conferences within the Anaesthesia Services
  3. Acts as the Chief Anaesthesiologist as assigned.
  • Keeps current with the new procedures and techniques in the field of Anaesthesia.
  • Stands on-call duty as assigned by Chief Anaesthesiologist for emergency surgery, obstetrics and/or medical procedures.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as directed by the Chief Anaesthesiologist.
  • Will be required to live in hospital when on-call.

Education

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Medicine with an M.D. or MBBS Degree.
  • Must have completed an accredited anaesthesia residency program and be eligible for certification by the American Board of Anaesthesiologist or the Royal College of Physicians/Surgeons in Canada..
  • Have completed Fellowship in subspecialty Anaesthesia in an accredited sub-specialty anaesthetic program. Equivalent training and certification may qualify, but only with the concurrence of the Chief of Staff Medical
  • Operations and the JHAH Executive Director.
  • Must hold a current license to practice medicine in at least one state in the US or equivalent in the country of origin, if not a U.S. citizen.
  • Post Certification by American Board of Anaesthesiology or post F.F.A.R.C.S (or F.C.A.) examination.

Experience
Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the management of all types of anaesthetic agents and techniques in all types and ages of patients.

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable
Comprehensive knowledge of safe use of all general anaesthetic agents, techniques and methods currently accepted in the practice of anaesthesia.
The ability, in the absence of the Chief Anaesthesiologist to provide on-site assessment of personnel, equipment and overall anaesthesia

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