Alameda Health Partners is seeking a physician for the Department of Anesthesiology at both Highland Hospital and San Leandro Hospital. With 169 inpatient beds, Highland Hospital is the largest campus of Alameda Health System. Highland houses a regional trauma center, conducts medical and clinical teaching, and delivers primary, specialty, and multi-specialty care. In April of 2016, Highland opened a new 9-story, state-of-the-art Acute Care Tower. Since its founding, the organization has been a vital community asset, which embodies a core mission of “Caring, Healing, Teaching, Serving All.” The heart of its mission is to promote wellness, eliminate disparities, and improve and maintain the health of residents of the diverse communities of Alameda County.
This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine. This physician will provide services including inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and on-call care. Anesthesiologist within Alameda Health Partners (AHP) will be expected to safely and effectively care for surgeries, procedures and circumstances, either individually, or within an anesthesia care team which includes CRNAs.
Pain Medicine Clinical Responsibilities:
Outpatient Pain Clinic work in the setting of interdisciplinary care model of physical therapy, pain psychology, patient education, etc.
Collaboration with referral base (primary care, specialty services, surgery, oncology, etc)
Outpatient clinic-based procedures including trigger point injections, nerve blocks, scar injections, botox injections, U/S guided injections
Fluoroscopy-guided procedures including epidurals, joint injections, radiofrequency ablations, sympathetic nerve blocks, and spinal cord stimulators
Inpatient Pain Medicine consultations
Education of trainees rotating through Pain Clinic
Anesthesiology Clinical Responsibilities:
Management of anesthesia within various clinical sites: Operating Room (OR), Labor & Delivery (OB), Pre-Anesthesia outpatient clinic, Out of OR locations (eg- GI lab, Cath lab)
Neurosurgical anesthesia with use of neuro-monitoring (SSEPs, MEPs, etc)
Orthopedic anesthesia including regional nerve blocks
Obstetrical anesthesia including neuraxial techniques
ENT anesthesia including awake fiber-optic intubation, jet ventilation, and total IV anesthesia (TIVA)
Thoracic anesthesia including use of lung isolation with double lumen tubes and/or bronchial blockers
Level 1 trauma, including ASA I-V (+/- E) cases along with use of invasive and non-invasive monitoring techniques
Out of OR advanced airway management, resuscitation, pain techniques
Pre-Anesthesia clinic for elective case screening, coordination and management
Anesthesia-in-charge (AIC) for coordinating peri-operative care, case triage and scheduling along with surgeons and nursing staff
Education of trainees by providing knowledge and skills training