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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Anesthetist - Cardiac Practice in Atlanta, Georgia


Emory Healthcare is currently seeking experienced Cardiac CRNA's or CAA's to join one of the largest cardiothoracic, surgical, and transplant practices in the Southeast.

Why Emory?

Emory Healthcare enjoys a well-earned reputation for leading advancements in our field.

  • Performed the world’s first minimally invasive, off-pump triple-bypass surgery in 1997

  • Rank among the nation’s top heart transplant hospitals

  • Nationally recognized for expertise in robotic-assisted cardiac surgeries

  • Advancing treatments in catheter based therapies

  • Pioneered complex aortic care and continue to rank among the nation’s highest volume providers for aortic cases

  • Robust and collaborative team model provides exceptional resources and peer support

Cases Performed as part of a Care Team Model:

Assists in the management of patients undergoing general anesthesia for surgical procedures including heart and lung transplants, VADs, ECMO, CABGs, robotic CABGs, conventional valve surgery, minimally invasive valve surgery, VATs, robotic lobectomies, general thoracic. We also participate in out of OR procedures including TAVRs, Mitral clips, TEVARs, EP procedures, and anesthesia for TEEs and cardioversions.

Additional Information:

  • Supervise and educate anesthetist trainees

  • Opportunities to participate in clinical research are available

  • Opportunity to manage patients at both Emory University Hospital and Emory Midtown Hospital

  • All team members participate in the call schedule

The Successful CAA or CRNA Candidate:

  • Master's degree in Anesthesia

  • Be a graduate of an accredited Anesthesiology Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist program.

  • Licensed or eligible to practice in the state of Georgia

  • CAA or CRNA board certified

  • Cardiac or Thoracic anesthesia experience required

  • BLS certification


Emory Healthcare is hiring experienced CAA's and CRNA's for Anesthetist roles on our Cardiac Team. Anesthetist's will manage patients at both Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown.

We offer a highly competitive compensation program and a generous benefits package that includes a new student loan repayment benefit.


  • Under the direction of an anesthesiologist, assists in the administration of general and regional anesthesia to surgical and non-surgical procedure patients.

  • Performs initial acute cardio-pulmonary resuscitation in life-threatening situations or as directed by a physician.

  • Interprets and records patient's physiological and pharmacological status.

  • Assists the Anesthesiologist in gathering routine pre-op data.

  • Instructs others in principles and practices of anesthesia, respiratory care and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation as directed by the anesthesiologist.

  • Assists in research projects as carried out by an Anesthesiologist.

  • Establishes multi-parameter monitoring of patient prior to, during and after anesthesia or in other acute care situations, including ECG, direct arterial pressure, central venous pressure, arterial blood gas determinations, hematocrits, and routine measurement of temperature, respiration, blood pressure, and heart rate.

  • Establishes other monitoring as may be developed for anesthesia and intensive care use.

  • Manages pre- and post-anesthetic care, including ventilatory support of patients as assigned by an Anesthesiologist.

  • Manages ventilators and other respiratory care parameters as directed by the physician.


  • Master's degree in Anesthesia.

  • Certified by National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assts (NCCAA) and National Bd of Med Examiners (NBME); Must maintain biannual certification through the submission of Continuing Medical Education credits (CMEs);

  • Georgia licensure as Anesthesiologist Assistant.

  • BLS certification required.

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Division The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department TEC Anesthesia - CT EUHM (OR)

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 99514

Job Category Advanced Practice Providers

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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