Pediatric Anesthesiologist in Pain Management

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Emory+Children's Ped Institute
SOMPI: Anesthesia at Egleston
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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The Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology at Emory University is seeking a full-time pediatric anesthesiologist with advanced training in pain management to work with an integrated group of physicians, psychologists and nurse specialists at The Center for Pain Relief at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. The position will offer opportunities to provide acute, chronic and regional pain management in metro Atlanta with additional opportunity for general anesthesiology on our Egleston Hospital campus. 


Our Pain team consists of multidisciplinary providers, who care for patients using pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic as well as interventional techniques to provide optimal pain care and education for patients and their families. The Pain Service continues to grow in order to meet the demands of our expanding referral base. We are seeking dedicated candidates who have experience with pediatric/adolescent acute and chronic pain populations. This position can offer the flexibility of continued practice in OR anesthesia while enhancing experience in acute, chronic and regional pain techniques. The provider will see both inpatient, peri-operative and outpatient pain populations.


Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta was voted Fortune Magazine 100 Best Employers to Work For In America, Working Mother Magazine Best Place To Work, and a is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. For a detailed job description or to submit your CV online, visit www.choa.org.  If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Riley Palmer, Physician Recruiter at riley.palmer@choa.org. 



  • Completion of one-year Pain Management Fellowship or clinical experience in the field of pediatric chronic pain management


  • Board certified Anesthesiologist
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia
  • Current DEA registration
  • BLS/PALS certification required
  • PALS or NRP certification


  • Preferred 5 years’ experience in clinical specialtyClick Enter to preview the description of PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*Preview


  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff
  • Demonstrates the following skills in accomplishing job duties and responsibilities: 
    • Personal organization and time management
    • Human relations and teamwork
    • Personal adaptability
    • Personal motivation
    • Listening


  1. Assures patient care within the respective clinical area which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules and regulations and Children’s policies and procedures.
  2. Practices a collaborative approach to pain management including working with the multi-disciplinary Pain team and other medical teams to ensure the provision of high-quality care.
  3. Manages personal practice with appropriate prioritization of clinical care, productivity and fiscal implications.
  4. Participates in the quality program for the acute and chronic pain services, including established standards of care, quality protocols and clinical pathways.
  5. Participation in activities that enhance professional development. Maintains certification in BLS, PALS, or NRP and any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the area assigned.
  6. Supports an environment of respect and communication among all team members, clinical or non-clinical.



Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.



  • Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
  • Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
  • Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
  • Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
  • Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
  • Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
  • Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.


  • Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

Employment will be through the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. 


The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce.


Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence—driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.

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