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1: What exactly would you do in this job? Anesthesiologists focus on the care of surgical patients and pain relief. They administer the drugs (anesthetics) that reduce or eliminate the sensation of pain during an operation or other medical procedure. During surgery, they are responsible for adjusting the amount of anesthetic as needed and monitoring the patient's heart rate, body temperature, blood pressure, and breathing. They also work outside of the operating room, providing pain relief in the intensive care unit, during labor and delivery, and for those who suffer from chronic pain. Anesthesiologists work with other physicians and surgeons to decide on treatments and procedures before, during, and after surgery. What kinds of hours would you work? An average of 50 hours a week.

3: What education/training will you need to qualify for this job? Undergraduate Degree- 4 years of college (EVMS) Medical Degree- 4 years of graduate school (EVMS) Residency Training- 4 years of post-graduate (Norfolk Sentara) Step one: Learn about the profession Step two: Complete an undergraduate degree Step three: Complete medical school Step four: Complete a residency Step five: Get licensed and certified

5: What does this job pay? The lowest average salary in May of 2012 was $341, 853. The highest average salary in May of 2012 was $520, 000. You also receive an average of $73,000 in benefits each year. Being an anesthesiologist that specializes in pain management, you can make an average salary of about $529,350.

6: Where is this job available? Anesthesiologists work in group practices, health care organizations, and hospitals, as well as private offices.

8: Advantages -Income -Flexibility -Less Personal Involvement

9: Disadvantages -Hours -Responsibility -Repetitive

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