Physician Specialist – Anesthesiology OVMC

Physician Specialist – Anesthesiology

LOCATION: Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, 14445 Olive View Drive, Sylmar, CA 91342. The city of Sylmar is a part of the San Fernando Valley. The population, as of 2009, is approximately 90,000 residents. The city’s neighboring cities are San Fernando and Santa Clarita. The Olive View hospital has been part of the neighborhood since 1920, when it initially served as a tuberculosis (TB) sanatorium.

GENERAL SUMMARY: Olive View-UCLA Medical Center (OVMC), a 337-bed public teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking a full-time board-certified/board eligible Anesthesiologist to deliver high-quality, evidence-based perioperative, anesthesia and pain care services. Candidates for this position should have knowledge of current anesthesia and critical care techniques. The Anesthesiologist will provide services across all acuity levels and in a variety of settings for procedures including, but not limited to, surgical, obstetrical, diagnostic, interventional, therapeutic, and pain management. Olive View – UCLA is a major training site for a multitude of Residency Programs affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. This successful applicant will be expected to participate in educational, research, and administrative activities associated with their academic appointment and related area of expertise. Participation in quality improvement projects is required. The Individual will receive a Health Sciences academic appointment in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Position is 90% clinical and 10% administrative.


  • Dedication to providing the highest quality of care to patients
  • Administer general, MAC, neuraxial, and/or peripheral regional anesthesia for all types of surgeries and procedures in accordance with organizational, national and community standards of care
  • Collaborate with multispecialty teams for comprehensive care and provide expert patient consultation
  • Participate in various hospital committees, department, and hospital in-service programs
  • Participate in administrative tasks as required by the Service Chief
  • Participate in ongoing quality improvement efforts including assessing metrics of care and compliance with The Joint Commission standards
  • Participate in training residents, including teaching sessions, in the OR clinical training, and educational conferences
  • Support a positive and high-quality service-learning experience for trainees
  • Expertise to perform regional anesthesia, including peripheral regional anesthesia and neuraxial anesthesia, with additional pain management training desired


  • Current California MD/DO License
  • Current DEA registration
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency program, with current Board Certification or eligibility
  • Desire to serve a diverse, medically underserved population
  • Strong clinical credibility; patient-centered; perseverance in the face of challenges; desire to grow professionally; passion for teaching and research; integrity and clarity in all interactions
  • A valid California Class C License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed

To be considered as a lateral transfer, candidate must be a current, permanent employee who holds the payroll title of Physician Specialist. To be considered as a new hire, candidates must be reachable on the DHS certification list. Please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Jeffrey Rusheen, MD
14445 Olive View Drive, Room 3A108
Sylmar, California 91342
Phone (747) 210-4350

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Physician Specialist (Non-Megaflex)