LifeLinc Corporation

Cardiovascular (CV) Anesthesiologist - Full Time (Cookeville Regional Medical Center)

Job Locations US-TN-Cookeville
Job ID
Regular Full-Time



Serve as LifeLinc’s On-Site Anesthesiologist for a wide range of duties including administrative duties and clinical duties.


About the Facility:

Cookeville Regional Medical Center is a 247-bed regional medical center serving more than 300,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. Located just off I-40 between Nashville and Knoxville, Cookeville is home to a new 228,000 square-foot patient tower along with an ASC. The medical center has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for its cardiac, orthopedic and spine surgery programs and ranked number one in Tennessee for Overall Cardiac Services, Cardiology Services, Coronary Intervention, Overall Orthopedic Services and Joint Replacement.  


Call: 1:3 Call


Case Mix:  Cardiovascular Only


• Health Insurance
• PTO 
• 401k 
• CME Reimbursement 

Professional liability will be covered by LifeLinc. 


Why LifeLinc? 

LifeLinc Anesthesia has emerged as one of the top, comprehensive anesthesia management providers in the country. Since 2003, LifeLinc has centered its mission on "Changing the Status Quo" of healthcare through innovative solutions and excellent clinical quality. We recognize that an exceptional anesthesia team enhances patient safety and experience. This is why we enable our providers to serve as leaders in the perioperative setting, maximizing their potential and fostering long-term employment relationships. Come join a team committed to provider growth and continuing innovation in anesthesia!


May include any and/or all of the following:


  • The MDA must function as a collaborator and team member to accomplish applicable goals and functions of the organization.
  • Attend Medical Staff meetings and Department and Hospital Administrative meetings relating to the operation of the Department.
  • Participate in administrative decision making and recommend and approve policies and procedures.
  • Provide information to Hospital regarding budgetary, administrative and patient care matters related to the Department.
  • The MDA must act as a liaison between hospital physicians, CRNAs, staff, vendors, funding sources, and other system departments or services as needed.
  • Oversee the performance of the Department, including but not limited to those contractually obligated performance based measures.
  • Establish criteria for adequate staffing as applicable.
  • Participate in the Hospital’s quality assurance efforts as requested by the Hospital.
  • Develop standards for continuity of care and case management.
  • Remain cognizant of rules and regulation as they pertain to the American Society of Anesthesiologists and remain compliant at a local, state, and federal level.
  • Deliver, monthly, a departmental status report illustrating key performance indicators pertinent to anesthesia and surgical patient throughput.



  • Ensure the availability of adequate anesthesia staffing to provide clinical, medical, and administrative leadership support throughout the organization.
  • Administer anesthetic or sedation during medical procedures.
  • Inform students and staff of types and methods of anesthesia administration, signs of complications, and emergency methods to counteract reactions.
  • Provide medical care and consultation in many settings, prescribing medication and treatment.
  • Provides clinical support and patient care to assist the anesthesia team as applicable.
  • Maintain current policies and procedures set forth by LifeLinc and propose new and efficient policies when applicable.
  • Perform clinical reviews and audits on all clinical services provided by other practitioners employed by LifeLinc as applicable.
  • Responsible for training and oversight of all clinical staff and personnel as applicable.



  • Confer and consult with Hospital administration from time to time regarding the organization and management of the Department in order to enhance its public service capabilities, efficiency and quality of medical care.
  • Maintain dedicated administrative office hours and be available by e-mail and telephone when not at the Hospital.
  • Works with peers to obtain required information on a timely basis and to solve outstanding issues, as appropriate.
  • Promotes and contributes positively to the teamwork of the department by assisting coworkers, contributing ideas and problem-solving with co-workers.



  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to supervisors, patients, patient's family and other employees of organization.
  • Able to work in a team-oriented environment.



  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general computer literacy skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Ensures and adheres to strict confidentiality when handling patient information, according to the HIPAA Privacy Act and hospital policy and procedure regarding confidentiality.
  • Complies with all information security practices.
  • Has knowledge of and adheres to all compliance regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Takes annual HIPAA compliance exam.




Education and experience equivalent to:

-Must be a graduate of an accredited school of medicine in anesthesia with a current license in good standing to practice in the state in which you are located.   

-Cardiovascular anesthesia experience highly preferred



  • ACLS/BLS/PALS Certification 
  • Comfortable practicing in a care team model 


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