We are recruiting for a Anesthesia Technician to join our team!
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Under general supervision, orders standard supplies from Central Supply, Materials Management, and Pharmacy. Maintains stock and organization of Anesthesia workspace in the ORs, Anesthesiology workroom and other supply areas. Stocks supplies. Cleans equipment according to department standards and/or type of equipment.
Stocks and maintains specialized carts, per written guidelines, as well as drawers of anesthesia gas machines. (15%)
Ensures adequate supplies are readily available for anesthesia caregivers. (15%)
Orders and restocks inventory supplies on a daily basis. Ensures department par levels are always on hand. (10%)
Provides anesthesia caregivers, in a timely fashion, with equipment, supplies, and drugs as requested. (10%)
Maintains adequate supply of sterilized circuits and suction set-ups assembled to provide for a minimum of a 24-hour period. (5%)
Cleans all reusable equipment after each case with approved products and delivers any equipment requiring Sterilization or HLD to the SPD team. (5%)
Ensures equipment consistently meets Universal Infection Control standards. (5%)
Sets up anesthesia gas machines for induction of anesthesia in the O.R. and other anesthetizing locations. Performs function check. (5%)
Replaces bulbs in blade handles, supply batteries for handles, etc. (5%)
Assembles percutaneous tracheal ventilation (PTV) kits in accordance with written specifications. (5%)
Ensures safety and proper working condition of reusable equipment. (5%)
Expedites replacement of anesthesia supplies/equipment in operating rooms assigned to each day, as patient turnover occurs. (0%)
Discards used circuit/suction lines. Replaces with ready-to-use materials appropriate for next patient. (5%)
Assists anesthesia caregivers in transport of patients to or from the O.R., or provide other assistance as requested. (5%)
With limited access, maintains supplies only in the Anesthesia Pyxis Carts including stocking and system changes in partnership with pharmacy staff. (5%)
Post High School Diploma or Certificate Program Required
BLS-Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) - AHA - American Heart Association Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Skilled in the use and maintenance of anesthesia equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, patients and other hospital employees.
Ability to assist with patients who may need ICU ventilators, high-risk intubations and facilitate fiber optic intubations.
Experience with Microsoft Office products, required.
Experience with Epic and Lawson, preferred.
Varies (United States of America)
$19.23 - $25.96 / hr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
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