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Physician Anesthesiology

Employer
Kaiser Permanente Colorado
Location
Denver, Colorado
Closing date
May 10, 2025

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Specialty
Anesthesiology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Colorado Permanente Medical Group is seeking a top-notch board-certified or board-eligible general Anesthesiologist to join our team at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado. This is a full-time, benefited, and salaried position.

Job Summary:

Administers anesthetics to render patients insensible to pain during surgical, obstetrical, and other medical procedures: Examines patients to determine the degree of surgical risk and type of anesthetic and sedation to administer and discusses findings with medical practitioners concerned with the case. Positions patient on the operating table and administers local, intravenous, spinal, caudal, or another anesthetic according to prescribed medical standards. Institutes remedial measures to counteract adverse reactions or complications. Records type and amount of anesthetic and sedation administered and condition of the patient before, during, and after anesthesia.

Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

Some of the important generalized work activities Anesthesiologists may perform include:

Administers anesthetics to render patients insensible to pain during surgical, obstetrical, and other medical procedures: Examines patients to determine the degree of surgical risk and type of anesthetic and sedation to administer and discusses findings with medical practitioners concerned with the case. Positions patient on the operating table and administers local, intravenous, spinal, caudal, or another anesthetic according to prescribed medical standards. Institutes remedial measures to counteract adverse reactions or complications. Records the type and amount of anesthetic and sedation administered and the condition of the patient before, during, and after anesthesia.


Required Procedures if Applicable:

To provide monitored anesthesia care, general and regional anesthesia for adult, pediatric, and obstetric patients, including perioperative critical care acute pain management, and continuous epidural anesthetic administration, as well as procedural sedation, the Anesthesiologist must be able to perform the following procedures:

  • Airway Maintenance with Bag/Mask Ventilation
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Peripheral and Central Venous Access
  • Epidural Catheter Placement
  • Spinal Anesthetic Placement
  • Swan-Ganz Catheter Placement
  • Arterial Line Placement
  • Nerve block with U/S guidance and peripheral nerve catheter placement
  • Ob experience with spinals, epidurals, and C/S (moderate risk OB labor deck)
  • General OR skills: ?thoracic epidurals, central-line and arterial line placement, double-lumen ETT placement and one-lung ventilation, etc.

Preferred Procedures if Applicable:

Heart cases requiring TEE require Cardiac Fellowship training

Required Minimum Education:

MD or DO, anesthesia-accredited ACGME residency program.


Required Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

ABA certified or eligible, Colorado License, DEA with Colorado Address

Our Mission

Colorado Permanente Medical Group (CPMG) has an exclusive, integrated partnership with the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado. While we are separate organizations complementing one another, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable healthcare services and improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

By offering care and coverage together, we help Coloradans thrive. We serve communities throughout Denver/Boulder, Northern and Southern Colorado.

Our Culture

As a CPMG physician, you ll find fulfillment working alongside board-certified colleagues in a comprehensive array of specialties. Permanente Medicine allows you to practice evidence-based, patient-centered medicine in a culture that is collaborative, inclusive, and committed to making a difference in people s lives.

Our system combines quality resources, state-of-the-art facilities, an Epic-based electronic medical records system, and true experts who collaborate. Free from the pressures of practicing fee-for-service medicine, you can focus on what matters most--caring for your patients.

Partnering closely with our physicians, CPMG's professional staff use their expertise in business operations management, scheduling, analytics, human resources, communications, legal, finance, and strategy to support high-quality care delivery.

Our team-based culture fosters a respectful and collegial environment where everyone is treated compassionately.

Equity, Inclusion and Diversity

Colorado Permanente Medical Group (CPMG) is committed to Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity. CPMG has a focus on supporting all our physicians and professional staff in an inclusive environment, identifying community healthcare disparities, and providing education and tools to provide culturally responsive care to mitigate these disparities. If you have an interest in Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, we encourage you to apply and become a part of our mission to improve the health of our members and the communities that we serve.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, marital status, physical or mental disability, age, or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.

Benefits

CPMG offers a Market-leading benefit package, which includes:

  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Professional liability coverage (occurrence-based)
  • 401(k) and Defined Benefit Retirement Plan (Cash Balance)
  • Vacation, holidays, sick leave and educational leave with funds
  • In-house CME opportunities
  • Pay range: minimum $386,099 and maximum $454,234. *Salary will be based on years of experience and FTE.
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