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Anesthesiologist Jobs Anchorage AK

Despite growing demand for physicians and surgeons, some factors will temper growth. For example, new technologies allow physicians to be more productive. This means physicians can diagnose and treat more patients in the same amount of time. The rising cost of healthcare can dramatically affect demand for physicians' services.

Anchorage Job Center Midtown
(907) 269-4759
3301 Eagle Street, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Gambell Job Center
(907) 269-6414
400 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK
 
Eagle River Job Center
(907) 696-6832
11723 Old Glenn Hwy., B-4
Eagle River, AK
 
Ketchikan Job Center
(907) 225-3181
2030 Sea Level Drive, Suite 220
Ketchikan, AK
 
Alaska State Of
(907) 451-3198
542 4th Ave Ste 212
Fairbanks, AK
 
A C C F T Local 2404
(907) 562-2660
3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Job Center Muldoon
(907) 269-0000
1251 Muldoon Rd., Suite 114
Anchorage, AK
 
Alaska Public Employees Association/A F T
(907) 586-2334
211 4th St Ste 306
Juneau, AK
 
Iron Workers Local 751
(907) 456-6960
25 Timberland Dr
Fairbanks, AK
 
Homer Job Center
(907) 235-7792
270 W Pioneer Avenue
Homer, AK
 

Anesthesiologist Jobs

Anesthesiologists

Career Overview

Administer anesthetics during surgery or other medical procedures.

Salary for Anesthesiologists


Career Outlook

Employment is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Job opportunities should be very good , particularly in rural and low-income areas.

Employment change. Employment of physicians and surgeons is projected to grow 22 percent from 2008 to 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations. Job growth will occur because of continued expansion of healthcare-related industries. The growing and aging population will drive overall growth in the demand for physician services, as consumers continue to demand high levels of care using the latest technologies, diagnostic tests, and therapies. Many medical schools are increasing their enrollments based on perceived new demand for physicians.

Despite growing demand for physicians and surgeons, some factors will temper growth. For example, new technologies allow physicians to be more productive. This means physicians can diagnose and treat more patients in the same amount of time. The rising cost of healthcare can dramatically affect demand for physicians' services. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners, who can perform many of the routine duties of physicians at a fraction of the cost, may be increasingly used. Furthermore, demand for physicians' services is highly sensitive to changes in healthcare reimbursement policies. If changes to health coverage result in higher out-of-pocket costs for consumers, they may demand fewer physician services.

Job prospects. Opportunities for individuals interested in becoming physicians and surgeons are expected to be very good. In addition to job openings from employment growth, openings will result from the need to replace the relatively high number of physicians and surgeons expected to retire over the 2008-18 decade.

Job prospects should be particularly good for physicians willing to practice in rural and low-in...

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