Anesthesiologists: Pediatric, Obstetric, Regional, Neuroanesthesia, and Pain Management
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
September 25, 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) (Charleston) seeks board certified/eligible, fellowship trained anesthesiologists in the following specialties: pediatric, obstetric, regional, neuroanesthesia, and pain management. The positions are full-time, academic, multi-disciplinary team based practice including resident and fellow clinical and didactic education. Research experience and interests are preferred but not required. Candidate should have strong clinical, education and interpersonal skills that will enable him/her to work collaboratively with colleagues and be a leader within the department and institution.
Pediatric: The Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology is expanding rapidly to meet the university’s timeline for opening an outpatient pediatric procedural facility and a new children’s hospital by 2019. We are recruiting two pediatric anesthesiologists for the summer of 2016. Candidates must be board certified in pediatric anesthesia or have recently completed an ACGME fellowship in pediatric anesthesia. Additional advanced training or experience beyond fellowship is welcome but not required for these positions. Some adult care responsibilities are expected with these positions.
Obstetric: The Obstetric unit with its associated MFM program (only one in the state) conducts 2,600 deliveries per year, including high-risk parturients. A new 675,000-square-foot, 150-bed Women’s and Children’s Hospital is expected to open in 2019 which will expand our current obstetric practice. Applicants should demonstrate organizational and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with all members of the L&D team. Strong teaching skills that will be integral to resident education are important. Participation in clinical OB research and other scholarly activities, including scholarly publication and mentoring of residents in research activities, is recommended.
Regional (Adult and Pediatric): Our Regional Division provides patients with peripheral and neuraxial injections and catheters that extend analgesia into the postoperative period. During the 2013-2014 academic year, over 2,500 peripheral blocks and 900 epidurals were placed and managed by our team; and we expect these numbers to increase. Applicants should have knowledge and experience with a wide variety of peripheral blocks, including lumbar plexus and paravertebral blocks. Fellowship training is required.
Neuroanesthesia: Our Neuroanesthesia Division performs over 2,000 anesthetics for neurosurgical procedures annually. In addition, we also provide anesthesia services to one of the most active neurointerventional surgery programs in the southeast. The strength of our division is the collaborative and collegial working relationship between our team of neurosurgeons, neuroanesthesiologists and neurointerventionalists. Candidates should have completed a Neuroanesthesia Fellowship or have experience in the management of complex neurosurgical and neurointerventional procedures.
Pain Management: Our Pain Management division provides chronic pain management services for patients in an outpatient setting as well as didactic and clinical instruction to medical students, residents and colleagues all in support of the missions of clinical teaching, patient care and research.
Charleston, SC- Founded in 1824, MUSC is the oldest medical school in the south and one of the nation’s top academic health science centers, with a 700-bed, Level 1 trauma medical center and six colleges that train approximately 2,600 health care professionals per year. The department is responsible for providing anesthesia services to separate buildings: University Hospital, Ashley River Tower (cardiovascular), Children’s Hospital, Ambulatory Surgery Center, and the Institute of Psychiatry. A new 675,000-square-foot, 150-bed Women’s and Children’s Hospital opening in 2019 will expand the current pediatric and obstetric practice.
About The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
The Medical University of South Carolina was founded in 1824 and is the oldest medical school in the South. Today, MUSC continues the tradition of excellence in education, research, and patient care. As the largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.2 billion.The physicians within our Division of Critical Care Medicine are all highly trained anesthesiologists dedicated to providing superb care to Medical University of South Carolina’s critically ill patients. All of our critical care faculty are Board-Certified in both Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. The Division of Critical Care cares for surgical patients in the Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit (MSICU), where Dr. Larry Field has been the medical director since its opening in 2008. The Medical University of South Carolina is the major tertiary referral center in the southeast United States for complex gastrointestinal medical and surgical patients and complex cancer patients; and the 18-bed MSICU admits approximately 1,000 of the sickest of these complex patients per year.