Medical Director - Acute Pain Service

Lebanon, New Hampshire
Nov 26, 2018
Dec 26, 2018
Full Time
Position Type

Medical Director – Acute Pain Service

The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire is seeking a full-time faculty member to serve as Director of the Acute Pain Service. Expertise in acute pain management techniques with an emphasis on perioperative analgesia is required. The position will involve clinical and administrative duties of the Acute Pain Service caring for hospital inpatients. This includes operational oversight of inpatient activities that offer pharmacologic, interventional, and other subspecialty services in the care of hospital inpatients.  Ability to work with other pain related services (e.g., chronic pain, addiction medicine) is important. The Director will also serve as a clinical lead for resource development, clinical project prioritization, and multi-disciplinary activities related to quality improvement.  The position also includes responsibility for anesthesia care of surgical patient.  Candidates with previous clinical research experience are desirable.

Applicants must have postgraduate medical training that includes completion of an ACGME accredited anesthesia residency program and fellowship training in acute pain management or regional anesthesia. Applicants must also have an anesthesiology certification from the American Board of Anesthesiology, a valid Drug Enforcement Administration certification, and be eligible for a New Hampshire medical license. 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire’s only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state’s only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children’s hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online:

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.