Anesthesia Technician Assistant – Operating Room – 36 hrs/wk (Days) | Weekends & Holidays
Anesthesia Technician Assistant
Department:02100.50350 - OPERATING ROOM
To provide assistance to Anesthesia staff with patient preparation for anesthesia and surgery and help maintain organization of equipment, work room, and supplies.
Technicians are accountable to anesthesia staff, and the Patient care director to carry out all tasks assigned within the framework of there duties and communicate all essential information in a timely manner.Report potential impacts to patient safety to anesthesia staff, and patient care director
Notify appropriate staff of changes and events in surgical area that affect the regular
Remove and report all malfunctioning equipment to chief of anesthesia and the patient care director.
Acting in the best interest of the institution and the patients under it's care, employee will report any violation(s) to patient and fellow employee(s) safety and rightsStock anesthesia case carts and all related areas.
Clean and maintain all of the anesthesia equipment, calibrates monitoring equipment.
Assist with the set-up of equipment.
Clean and set-up anesthesia area between surgical cases.
Assist the staff in the insertion of invasive monitoring lines.
Responsible for any other duties assigned by supervisor.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
Working knowledge of the Operating Room Procedures.
Knowledge of Pxysis machine, O-2 tanks, assist doctors. Many tasks require job knowledge or response to physician/patient needs, therefore, authority to respond to anesthesia staff needs within the framework of the technician responsibilities is given.
2 years of current operating room experience preferred.