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Physician - Anesthesiology

Little Rock, AR

Posted: 05/24/2023 Setting: Inpatient Job Number: 2140 Pay Rate: $300/hr, $2400 24hr Call, $3000 In-house 24hr Call

Job Description

Summary: CV Anesthesiologist needed to perform anesthesia working with multiple Heart Surgeons.

Schedule/Availability Requirements:

Client needs 2 physicians to start as soon as 5/15 and ongoing coverage throughout the year

The site does need CV and general coverage for the majority of the assignment. However, they did identify the following weeks for a General Anesthesiologist: June 5th – 9th, June 19th-23rd, and June 26th -30th.

Facility Location: Little Rock, AR 72205.

Setting: Level II Trauma Center, Strong CV program

FTE: 2-3

Duties: Performing anesthesia in CV cases, supervising CV CRNA(s), performing TEEs, and placing epidurals.

Required Procedures: Facile with TEE and comfortable doing all CV cases, excluding transplants, including Ecmo and thoracic cases. Able to perform epidurals.


Support Staff: CV CRNA team and CV MD team.

Reason for Coverage: CV MD leaving position and two others have gone to 75% of FTE.

Credentialing Information:

Timeframe: 2-3 weeks

Ratio of MDs to CRNAs on a daily basis? ¾-1

Any times during the day/on-call that our provider will be running their own room? Occasionally, if the need arises but someone will take over your supervision of the CRNAs.

Any responsibilities for cases aside from cardiac/vascular/thoracic? Possibly, if the CV caseload is down on a certain day.

Do we have any idea of typical volumes of cases, including open hearts? Two ORs running most of the day. Will get case volume and send.

Regarding call: What are the start and end times of the weeknight and weekend primary and backup pager calls? Not needed.

Is this 100% supervision? YES

Average case volume is 60 with 8-10 CV Plus TEEs, intubations, a-lines.


Meet Your Recruiter

Erasto Terrazas
Senior Recruiter

My name is Erasto Terrazas and I love recruiting!! 

A bit about myself, I am a middle child of 3. My brother Eli is the oldest and my sister Lucy is the youngest. My parents are from Mexico, arriba San Luis Potosi! I was born in Queens, New York. I am a U.S. Army Veteran (10 years in service). I have three beautiful kids Alexa Noemy (age 6), Erasto Ezrah (age 5) and my youngest Eithen Jovier (age 9 months). I have 15 years of experience in the Physician Recruiting Industry. 

I love to grill, cook, watch movies, hiking and the outdoors. I really enjoy all those things more, while doing them with my family. My goals include being a leader of a team/company, building houses in El Salvador and in Mexico for my family to retreat to, owning 26+ acres of land (in Oklahoma or Texas) with my siblings for us to enjoy and pass down to our kids and lastly, I will retire my mom. 

I like to be a team player and I get happy when people ask me for help. It is a true passion of mine to help others. 

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