An anesthesiologist is responsible for administering and managing anesthesia given during a surgical procedure as well as managing and treating changes in the patient's vital functions as they are affected by the surgery, in a manner that is in accordance with current medical staff bylaws, rules, regulations, and all hospital policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Undertakes the administrative duties assigned by the Head of the Department.
- Assists the department in the development and implementation of techniques and practices that help maximize the utilization of resources and quality of patient care.
- Helps oversee and coordinate the efforts of the team of surgeons and nurses in the operating theater.
- Adheres closely to the standards of cleanliness and surgical sterility established both by the hospital and by common practice.
- Administers and manages anesthesia given during a surgical procedure.
- Monitors patient’s vital signs during surgery and immediately responds to any critical changes.
- Evaluates the patient's medical condition including medical history, lifestyle, and medications to formulate an anesthetic plan which takes that patient's physical condition into account.
- Works to ease the pain and anxiety that a medical crisis causes a family through thorough education and counseling.
- Complies with all hospital standards and policies pertaining to acceptance, eligibility, admissions process, consultation, daily patient care, operating room, and patient discharge.
- Stays compliant with all hospital regulations regarding required staff training.
- Documents all findings in medical records.
- Assists in and promotes educational activities of junior staff, particularly within your department.
- Keeps abreast with all the latest techniques and developments following and implementing them on a selective basis to improve technical standards.
- Performs any other clinical responsibilities as assigned or required.
- Must have graduated from a recognized medical school.
- Certified in medical specialty by an approved Specialty Board.
- American board in Specialty/Fellowship program in your country of origin.
- Ability to work well in a team.
- Ensure all patients and relatives are treated with respect and dignity at all times.
- Works efficiently and is able to respond to challenging and stressful situations.