Opportunity Details

Department of Anesthesiology



Commensurate w/Experience

Obstetric Anesthesiologist

The Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University (WUDA) is seeking an Obstetric Anesthesiologist at Missouri Baptist Medical Center(MoBap). Through this exciting opportunity, you will be part of the Division of Obstetric (OB) Anesthesiology at WUDA which comprises a dedicated group of 9 OB Anesthesiology faculty, 4 float faculty, 12 CRNAs, 2 OB Anesthesiology Fellows, and 3 Administrators. In addition to providing care for ~3500 deliveries at the Barnes Jewish Hospital, WUDA provides care for approximately 1750 deliveries at MoBap (50%) and is expanding soon to cover all deliveries at MoBap (~3800). BJH and MoBap are designated Centers of Excellence by the Society for Obstetric Anesthesiology and Perinatology (SOAP).


We are searching for a full-time Obstetric Anesthesiologist to work exclusively at MoBap. A full-time anesthesiologist at MoBap works 90 24-hour shifts. The Anesthesiologist will contribute to the Department’s mission of delivering outstanding healthcare and educating tomorrow’s leaders.WUDA has 175 faculty members and is a national and international leader in diverse areas of research.  There are many faculty development opportunities in education, research, patient safety, and administration.  The medical center is geographically located in a beautiful setting next to Forest Park, a 1300-acre facility that is one of the largest urban parks in the United States. St. Louis is a livable city with multiple eclectic neighborhoods, a healthy arts environment, a burgeoning foodie scene as well as nationally ranked professional baseball, soccer, and hockey teams.

Fellowship in OB Anesthesia is desired but not necessary if the applicant can demonstrate substantial experience with OB anesthesia. Appointment is contingent upon having a Missouri Medical License, DEA number, BNDD number and submitting to and passing a background check and drug screen, in addition to being fully credentialed by our hospitals and maintaining compliance with medical staff policies, including having all mandatory vaccinations. WUSM has the following mandatory training requirements for clinical faculty in order to meet regulatory requirements and promote quality patient care:

HIPAA Compliance - one time, online course

Billing Compliance - annually, online course

Risk Management Training- one time, online course

Expert Witness Code of Conduct - one time, signed affirmation statement required

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae to Dr. Nicole Durko at durkon@wustl.edu.  

Nicole Durko



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