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Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Friday; Monday; Saturday; Sunday; Thursday; Tuesday; Wednesday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  36434



To provide anesthesia and related care to the surgical patient during the immediate pre-, intra-, and post-operative period. Works collaboratively with members of team to provide quality service to proactively support the efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

  • Masters of Medical Science Degree from an accredited Anesthesiologist Assistant Program

• Current certification as an Anesthesiologist Assistant by the National Commission on the Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants (NCCAA)
• Current Licensure as a Physician’s Assistant - Anesthetist in the state of Georgia
• Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 60 days of hire

  • No minimum experience required
  • NA
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of the date of hire.
  1. Assists the Anesthesiologist in gathering routine pre-operative data.
  2. Prepares, cares, and inspects selected drugs and equipment necessary for the conduct of the planned anesthetic.
  3. Induces, maintains, and discontinues anesthetics as directed by the Anesthesiologist.
  4. Monitors patient by viewing and analyzing EEG, temperature, heart and breath sounds, blood pressure, gas analyzers, and other vital signs and equipment. 
  5. Manages immediate, pre, and post-operative care, including ventilator support, as directed by the Anesthesiologist.
  6. Performs initial acute CPR in life-threatening situations or as directed by a physician.
  7. Chooses appropriate anesthesia and drugs to be administered in life-threatening emergencies where standard orders for resuscitation or therapy are routine or where the standard orders for the conduct of a specified anesthetic are prescribed.
  8. Visits patients post-operatively to determine quality of recovery and in order to discover any problems arising from the conduct of the anesthetic. Writes a post-anesthetic evaluation in patient’s record to include date, time, evaluation, and signature.
  9. Instructs others in principles and practices of anesthesia, respiratory care, and CPR as directed by an Anesthesiologist.
  10. Additional department specific duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Advanced Practice Providers - Anesthetist

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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