Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 10/28/2022

Anesthesia Technician Assistant

Department:

02100.50350 - OPERATING ROOM

Reports To:

OR Nurse manager

Job Code:

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

To provide assistance to Anesthesia staff with patient preparation for anesthesia and surgery and help maintain organization of equipment, work room, and supplies.

Key Reponsibilities:

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
O.R. scheduling.
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.

Education:

High School Diploma

Experience:

2 years of current operating room experience preferred.


Additional Information

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic

Important COVID message

Please note, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.

Application Instructions

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