Job Description

An anesthesiologist administers anesthesia to patients, monitors their vital signs during surgery, manages any medical issues that may arise, and ensures a smooth and safe recovery post-surgery. Anesthesiologists make critical decisions regarding anesthesia dosage, pain management, and patient readiness for discharge. Our Anesthesiologists work closely with surgeons, nurses, and other healthcare providers to coordinate and deliver comprehensive care throughout the surgical process.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Examine patients to ensure they are prepared for surgery.
  • Monitor vital signs during surgery.
  • Manage medical problems if they occur during surgery.
  • Making cooperative decisions that are in the best interests of the patient.
  • Monitor recovery.
  • Determine when a patient has recovered from the effects of anesthesia.
  • Create recovery plans.
  • Consult with other doctors on patient care.
  • Decide when a patient is ready to be discharged or be moved to a specific room.

Required skills/qualifications

  • MD or DO qualification.
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible.
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time, walking long distances, lifting, climbing, stooping, pulling and pushing.

Why Crescent Regional?

At Crescent Regional Hospital, our goal is, and always has been, to cultivate a community of doctors, Nursing, and administrators to breathe new life into a previously dying hospital as to provide a continuum of care for the communities of Lancaster, DeSoto, and all surrounding areas. Unwavering in our vision and determined to not just be a choice in healthcare, but the choice in healthcare we need to hire the best from the community as to give the best care for the community.

Being of relative size to the communities we serve, both in staff and structure, allows us the ability to collaborate with and learn from one another as a means to provide treatment which is extensive, thorough, and specific to each patient. And because our internal culture is one of recognizing individual strengths and accomplishments, everyone gets their deserved moment to shine. As members of the Crescent Regional Family, we build one another up because we understand when we strive, our patients and community thrive which perpetuates us all into excellence.

We thank you for your interest in seeking employment with Crescent Regional Hospital and look forward to working with you when you become part of the Crescent Regional Family!