Anesthesia Tech- Anesthesiology Dept- Full time
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Full time 40 hours per week
Summary: Responsible for carrying out Anesthesia Technician duties within Operating Room setting.
- Facilitates the optimal flow and efficiency of the OR Schedule by using systems developed for the timely ordering and receiving of supplies and equipment for cases.
- In collaboration with Chief of Anesthesia and OR Clinical Director to establish, monitors and revise the PAR levels.
- Maintains par levels, and inventories; restocks using a first-in first-out process and checks expiration dates etc.
- Responsible for the on-line purchase order process, including systems for monitoring for back orders and substitutes.
- Collects and compiles data for QI monitoring.
- Appropriately prioritizes responsibilities (e.g. seeks assistance as needed from appropriate resources, recognizes need for emergency intervention, etc.).
- Performs all routine basic maintenance such as battery and filter changes.
- Inspects compressed gas connections and hoses to insure proper operation on a daily basis.
- Tests the operation of equipment and reports problems to appropriate individual.
- Changes absorber on CO2 absorbers and all disposable CO2 components as required.
- Facilitates OR efficiency by timely room turnover of anesthesia supplies (replacing all disposables, stocking of anesthesia carts. cleaning carts and supplies).
- Responds to all patient emergencies including Code Blue and obtaining needed medications or supplies for anesthesia providers.
- Coordinates Preventative Maintenance program, in conjunction with Biomedical Engineering.
- Researches the availability of supplies used by patients and staff to insure compliance with standards, FDA, TJC, OSHA
- During times of alternative staffing, (sick calls, vacations etc.), work is prioritized to assure all customer needs are met.
- High School Graduate/GED and CNA certified in the State of Massachusetts preferred
- Previous Surgical Technician or Anesthesia Tech experience preferred.
- Computer experience in inventory and ordering processes preferred.
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