The Associate Clinical Director of Pediatric Anesthesia shall be a pediatric anesthesiologist with broad experience in the management of operating rooms and clinical scheduling. The Associate Clinical Director serves in a dual role as a clinician and administrator for the anesthesiology department under the Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia. In this role, they are responsible in assisting in the day to day management of the staff schedule as well as managing the OR schedule. This may involve daily review of the schedule, establishing standards for dynamic scheduling and movement of cases on the day of surgery, and reallocation of personnel as needed. This individual may also act as the arbiter of conflicts and review of processes to maximize efficiency.
In collaboration with the area-specific management teams, the Associate Clinical Director of Pediatric Anesthesia is responsible and accountable for the integration and coordination of the function of all pediatric anesthesiology personnel (anesthesiologists, CRNAs, anesthesiology residents, fellows and medical students). Through the chiefs and directors of the respective services, is responsible for assuring the appropriate behavior and professionalism of all personnel while in the perioperative arena. The Clinical Director will collaborate with the Pediatric Chief and area-specific management to ensure the development and monitoring of a cost effective operating and capital budget. The Associate Clinical Director is expected to assist the Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia in these roles and assume these roles in his/her absence.
The Associate Clinical Director should aid in developing policies and procedures with area-specific management for the effective and efficient performance of these Anesthesiology services including finance/budgeting, scheduling, equipment, supplies and physical environment. The Associate Director seeks to further the patient care, research and teaching missions of the institution, and is eligible for a Harvard Medical School appointment. He/she is a key executive in procedure area matters in the affiliation of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
SURGICAL AND MEDICAL SERVICES:
- BE/BC Anesthesiology or equivalent - Meet all criteria for credentialing at the MEE - ACLS certification - MA Medical License - MA and Federal DEA license - Integrity, honesty and strong work ethic.
-The Associate Director must be a board-certified anesthesiologist with first-hand experience and intimate knowledge of the operating room setting within a large academic medical center. He/she must have a strong commitment to outstanding patient service and to the delivery of high quality medical care.
-Prior administrative and management experience is helpful but not required
-The Associate Director must have strong organization, personnel management, and analytic skills, and the ability to make timely and effective decisions and to adjudicate conflicts. He/she must have the self-confidence and the force of personality to exert the authority vested in the position.EEO Statement
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