Division Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Merritt Hawkins
Augusta, Georgia
Closing date
Mar 17, 2024

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Division Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology in Georgia
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The Division of Pediatric Anesthesia at Children's Hospital of Georgia, part of Augusta University and the Medical College of Georgia, seeks a Director of General Pediatric Anesthesia Services to oversee the ongoing development, growth, and oversight/authority of the Pediatric Anesthesia Program. The pediatric anesthesia care team has experienced significant growth in recent years and currently consists of 8 board-certified anesthesiologists with subspecialty training in pediatric anesthesia. Candidates must be MDs or DOs and be board-certified and fellowship trained in pediatric anesthesia.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Lead efforts to develop and maintain a pediatric anesthesia service line
  • Define and lead the Pediatric Section research strategy by expanding clinical, translational, and basic research
  • Clinical 80%/education and teaching 5%/ research 5%/ administration 10%
  • Join 8 board-certified anesthesiologists with subspecialty training in pediatric anesthesia (5 general and 3 cardiothoracic pediatric anesthesiologists) 2 section directors, 7 CRNAs, 1 pediatric anesthesia fellow, and up to 5 anesthesia residents
  • Children's Hospital of Georgia is the only facility in the region dedicated exclusively to the surgical care of children
  • The pediatric anesthesia division provides state-of-the-art anesthesia and perioperative care to approximately 6,500 surgical patients annually
  • Augusta University is ranked a Best College by US News & World Report

Community Information - Diverse and Culturally Vibrant Southern City
Augusta is Georgia's second-oldest and third-largest city. It sits on the banks of the Savannah River and is the midway point between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, giving you easy access to weekend getaways. You'll enjoy its rich mix of history and Southern hospitality.
  • Host location of the Masters golf tournament each spring
  • Visit the Riverwalk and numerous museums, gardens, and historical sites
  • Home to Augusta University and Paine College
  • Location for the next generation of musicians, foodies, artists, and entrepreneurs
  • Excellent nightlife offering live music, theater, and myriad eateries
  • Year-round outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate its many beautiful lakes and trails
  • Home to minor league baseball and professional roller derby and rugby teams

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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