Locum Opportunity for Experienced Physicians in New Mexico - Lucrative Salary - 14 Coverage Sites!
King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Anesthesiology
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Locums/Travel
Work Environment Hospital
Location New Mexico, New Mexico, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/29/24
Our client, located in the Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico, and nestles between the Organ Mountains and the Rio Grande River, is one of 12 hospitals in New Mexico that have joined the New Mexico Medical Review Association (NMMRA). Additionally, as a partner hospital of the National Patient Safety Foundation, our client participates in the organization's "Stand Up for Patient Safety" campaign. They were recently awarded the 2021 LifePoint Health High Five Guiding Principles Award as the top hospital out of the health system's 87 hospitals; an award based on quality and excellence in healthcare delivery and the highest honor a LifePoint Hospital can receive.

Fast Facts:
  • 14 coverage sites
  • 199 beds
  • 7,800 cases per year
  • MD/CRNA call team
  • Full-service expansion - structural heart program

Competitive salary!
Malpractice/tail coverage
Flexible scheduling
Travel reimbursement

Job Responsibilities

Case mix: Healthy pediatrics, OB, robotics, and other bread and butter cases


Active NM MD/DO license
Active DEA
Current ACLS, BLS, and PALS certifications
Updated CV with month/year format
A minimum of two years experience working in a hospital setting as an Anesthesiologist
Must be comfortable supervising CRNAs and performing own cases
Clean background/malpractice history preferred

Working Hours

11-hour shifts
Weekends and Call available


- Proficiency in administering different types of anesthesia (general, regional, and local) using various techniques such as intravenous, inhalational, or nerve blocks is essential.
- Quick and decisive decision-making to ensure patient safety.
- Strong teamwork and collaboration skills to optimize patient outcomes.
- Quickly identify and address complications or adverse reactions to anesthesia, as well as manage patients with complex medical histories or coexisting conditions.
- Meticulously monitor patients' vital signs, anesthesia levels, and overall condition throughout surgery to detect any changes promptly and intervene as necessary.
- Emotional resilience and the ability to maintain composure and focus under pressure.
- Adhere to ethical standards and professional guidelines, prioritizing patient welfare, informed consent, and confidentiality in their practice.