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Clinical Anesthesia Supervisor

Job Description

Job ID: 1200245
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Perioperative Services team members (anesthesiology technologists) find the kind of fast-paced environment that will test their professional judgment and critical thinking skills, and encourage tremendous growth. It's an exhilarating place to build a nursing career. Here, you'll work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists assist on unique and complex procedures, work with the latest technologies and treatments and play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols. In fact, people from all over the nation and the world come to Barnes-Jewish for our surgical specialties.


Role Purpose

Manages patient care, personnel management, maintenance of equipment, equipment and supply purchase decisions. Performs quality and productivity audits. Provides staff eduction support to manager. Works closely with the manager to support all O.R. and procedural areas requiring anesthesia support. Partners with anesthesiology providers and anesthesia functions with goal to maintain targeted productivity, implement quality improvement / safety initiatives, and maintain supply/equipment budget. Evaluates personnel and ensure optimal daily staff utilization. Has demonstrated familiarity with anesthesia equipment and supplies and serves as a resource to the team in making equipment and supply decisions and/or troubleshooting.


  • Supervises anesthesia technicians and responsible for, but not limited to: hires, training, work assignment, managing and evaluating performance, conducts development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of the anesthesia technician team meets and supports the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Participates in the daily staffing, call and scheduling plan for all anesthesia related areas and shifts. Responsible for adhering to the revenue and expense budget goals of the department. This includes responding to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Provide and oversee support to the anesthesia providers according to standard work and departmental expectations.
  • Create and ensures implementation of continuous process improvement and staff growth and development. Conducts staff meetings and team huddles.
  • Review staff hours worked vs scheduled hours and determine appropriate disposition if variation exists. Performs updates, reconciles and approves timecards.
  • Responsible for the labor productivity toward the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership. Evaluates equipment and supply needs of the department.
  • Serves as a resource in regards to anesthesia equipment and supplies. Develops and implements necessary competency and education for staff and assists the providers in troubleshooting equipment.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • <2 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Associate's Degree


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer