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MD Anderson Cancer Center Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant in Houston, Texas

Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant - CAA

MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research, and prevention. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees, and the public.

MD Anderson Cancer Center has Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant opportunities in our Anesthesiology department. Join our community of exceptional clinicians engaged in our extraordinary practice.

Join our team of exceptional clinicians who enjoy flexible schedules, optional rotation to our satellite locations based on operational needs, and low call requirements. Our onboarding strategy includes a well-structured orientation for newly hired CAAs. Some of our benefits include generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Accruals; Five CME days + $3,000 allowance, Employee/Employer contributed retirement plan, Tuition reimbursement, Educational and Wellness days, 9 or more institutional holidays, and more.

Relocation assistance is available + No state income tax in Texas.

Additionally, in association with our educational team and affiliated institutions, we currently provide rich educational and professional growth opportunities.

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for providing anesthesia services under the medical direction of an attending credentialed anesthesiologist prior to, during and following surgery, procedural care, or for diagnostic or therapeutic interventions. Develops a plan of care based on preoperative assessments and coordinates with all appropriate healthcare givers. Initiates the planned anesthetic technique under the medical direction of the anesthesiologist. Administers anesthetic agents and adjunctive therapeutics at levels to maintain the patient's physiologic homeostasis. Monitors patients intraoperatively for physiological responses and manage emergence and recovery from the anesthetic.


Required: A graduate of an anesthesiologist assistant educational program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Master of Science in Anesthesiology or equivalent degree.


Required: None

Preferred: Two to five years of clinical experience in a high acuity hospital, specialty hospital, academic medical center, or equivalent.


Required: All of the following: Current Certification or recertification as a Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant (CAA) from the National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants (NCCAA). ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) issued by the American Heart Association (AHA). PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 167811

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 200,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 235,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 270,000

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for overtime, paid at a time and a half rate

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No