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    Summary

    About the Position: This position is located at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA. Located in a fast paced environment providing compassionate care within a High Reliability Organization for joint service members, families, and retirees. State of the art facility pursuing level III/II trauma center status and an excellent staff, which produces a great, yet challenging working environment. Board Certification as an Anesthesiologist preferred.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide contemporary regional and general anesthesia care including pediatric, geriatric patients; obstetric anesthesia; and anesthesia for all surgical specialties of a Military Medical Treatment Facility (MTF).
    • Administer anesthesia to patients whose condition poses a particular anesthetic difficulty.
    • Administer appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic nerve blocks in the treatment of acute pain.
    • Provide consultation regarding preoperative preparation, intro and postoperative anesthetic management.
    • Oversee the activities of the recovery room and administers appropriate drug and respiratory therapy in the recovery room setting.
    • Perform administrative tasks as delegated by the service chief.
    • Instruct nurse anesthesia students, physicians, interns, and physicians rotating through the Anesthesiology Service in the proper administration of anesthesia.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0602 Medical Officer

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