The UAB Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine is a recognized leader in the fields of clinical anesthesia, graduate and postgraduate education, and scientific inquiry through basic and translational research. 

Interventional Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology Faculty Position

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for faculty positions in combined Interventional Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine.  Completion of an ACGME accredited fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine with eligibility for subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine is required.  Academic rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with experience and clinical responsibilities. The Department is a recognized leader in clinical anesthesiology and perioperative care, pain and critical care medicine, graduate and postgraduate education, and scientific inquiry through basic and translational research.  The Department employs over 100 faculty members involved in the delivery of patient care and teaching and research activities in addition to more than 80 CRNAs, 90 residents or fellows, and 60 supporting staff members.  The Division of Pain Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham specializes in the interventional treatment of patients with acute, chronic, and cancer pain. Our primary goal is providing quality patient care in a setting that utilizes the resources of a large, academic institution. Located in the newly renovated UAB Highlands facility, the Pain Treatment Clinic hosts well over 11,000 patient visits annually, including over 1,000 new patient evaluations and approximately 6,700 interventional pain procedures. Interventional procedures provided by our faculty include cervical and lumbar transforaminal and interlaminar epidural injections, selective nerve root blocks, lumbar facet joint injections, cervical and lumbar medial branch nerve blocks, radiofrequency ablation, sacroiliac joint blocks, discography, lumbar and stellate sympathetic blocks, diagnostic and neurolytic blocks of the celiac, hypogastric plexus and ganglion impar.  These procedures are performed in two state-of-the- art fluoroscopy suites in the Pain Treatment Clinic, equipped with full monitoring capability, ultrasound guidance technology, and digital-subtraction fluoroscopy.  In addition, we have a robust spinal implant program with the ability to offer intrathecal pumps for palliative patients and spinal cord stimulation with dorsal root and high frequency stimulation for intractable pain from complex regional pain syndrome, post-laminectomy syndrome or arachnoiditis.  We have a large established base of referring physicians from within the UAB health system as well as many outside community practices.  Our division works closely in collaboration with the departments of PM&R, Orthopedics, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Palliative Care to provide comprehensive care for our patients.  Education of fellows and residents is an important part of our mission and participation in research is strongly encouraged.  Detailed information on the academic and clinical activities of the department are found at http://medicine.uab.edu/anesthesiology.  Please contact Keith A. (Tony) Jones, M.D., Alfred Habeeb Professor and Chair, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 South 19th Street, JT 804, Birmingham, Alabama 35249-6810 (Email:  keithjones@uabmc.edu). UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Faculty Anesthesiologist and Intensivist Position

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for faculty positions in anesthesiology and critical care medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine.  Completion of an ACGME accredited fellowship in Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine with eligibility for subspecialty certification in Critical Care Medicine is required.  Academic rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with experience and clinical responsibilities. The Department is a recognized leader in clinical anesthesiology and perioperative care, pain and critical care medicine, graduate and postgraduate education, and scientific inquiry through basic and translational research.  The Department employs over 100 faculty members involved in the delivery of patient care and teaching and research activities in addition to more than 80 CRNAs, 90 residents or fellows, and 60 supporting staff members.  The Division of Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine has 20 faculty members managing patients in four ICUs including the Surgical, Neurosciences, and Cardiovascular Intensive Care Units. Additionally, we cover a 12-bed, closed medical-surgical ICU at Highlands Hospital which also houses our Perioperative Surgical Home service. We offer an ACGME-accredited fellowship in anesthesiology critical care medicine with five positions per year and a Neurocritical Care fellowship accredited by the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. Our Neurosciences ICU is a 36-bed multi-specialty unit with full monitoring capabilities and is a Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. The Surgical Intensive Care Unit is a modern 20-bed facility managing patients after a myriad of surgical procedures including solid-organ Transplant, Vascular, Gastrointestinal, and Gynecological procedures. Our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit is a 20-bed unit utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and advanced monitoring strategies, including continuous and 3-D transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), cerebral oximetry, and oximetric pulmonary artery catheters in the perioperative management of patients. UAB’s multidisciplinary extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program, located in the CICU, is one of the busiest and most successful in the nation supporting approximately 150 adult & pediatric patients annually.  Detailed information on the academic and clinical activities of the department are found at http://medicine.uab.edu/anesthesiology.  Please contact Keith A. (Tony) Jones, M.D., Alfred Habeeb Professor and Chair, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 South 19th Street, JT 804, Birmingham, Alabama 35249-6810 (Email:  keithjones@uabmc.edu). UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.

 

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for faculty positions in the Divison of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine.  Completion of an ACGME accredited fellowship in Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, with eligibility for advanced perioperative TEE certification by the National Board of Echocardiography is required.  Academic rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with experience and clinical responsibilities. The Department is a recognized leader in clinical anesthesiology and perioperative care, pain and critical care medicine, graduate and postgraduate education, and scientific inquiry through basic and translational research.  The Department employs over 100 faculty members involved in the delivery of patient care and teaching and research activities in addition to more than 80 CRNAs, 90 residents or fellows, and 60 supporting staff members.  In 2015 alone, over 1,000 adult cardiac and 1,400 thoracic surgery cases were performed at UAB, involving a full spectrum of cardiothoracic surgery procedures (including high risk myocardial revascularization (both on- and off-pump), mitral and/or aortic valve repair or replacement, major thoracic aortic surgery, adult congenital cardiac surgery, robotic thoracic surgery), percutaneous valve interventions (transcatheter aortic and mitral valve replacement, MitraClip procedure, paravalvular leak closure), and procedures for advanced decompensated heart failure and end-stage lung disease, including adult heart, lung, and heart-lung transplantation, as well as left ventricular assist device (LVAD) placement for both bridge to transplant and destination therapy.  UAB’s multidisciplinary extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program is one of the busiest and most successful in the nation, supporting approximately 150 adult & pediatric patients annually.  Perioperative management of cardiothoracic surgery patients is provided in our dedicated Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit by a multidisciplinary team including critical care anesthesia intensivists, cardiovascular surgeons, perfusion services, pulmonologists, cardiologists, and nurse practitioners.  State-of-the-art equipment and advanced monitoring strategies, including 3-D transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), transthoracic echocardiography, cerebral oximetry, and oximetric pulmonary artery catheters are utilized extensively in the perioperative management of patients.   Our Division is responsible for the performance and interpretation of all intraoperative TEEs in the cardiothoracic operating rooms.  Additionally, the department supports an ACGME approved fellowship program in Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, which offers three fellowship positions per year.  Detailed information on the academic and clinical activities of the department are found at http://medicine.uab.edu/anesthesiology.  Please contact Keith A. (Tony) Jones, M.D., Alfred Habeeb Professor and Chair, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 South 19th Street, JT 804, Birmingham, Alabama 35249-6810 (Email:  keithjones@uabmc.edu). UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.





UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.