Anesthesia Technician, Anesthesiology - FT/Days (8hr)

SMMC-SMMC Hospital
Full Time
Day Job
Job Listing: 
Surgical Technician, Clinical

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Position Summary

The Anesthesia Technician is responsible for aiding the Anesthesiologists in a safe, appropriate and effective manner under the direct supervision of an Anesthesiologist. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: assembly, set-up and troubleshooting of all anesthesia equipment including anesthesia machines and ventilators, stocking of anesthesia machines and carts with supplies needed for patient care. The Anesthesia Technician assists with the routine and emergency services, to Anesthesiologists and licensed personnel, while working within the scope of practice. This position maintains clinical equipment in the Surgery Services Department and they are responsible for, trouble shooting and communicating with service coordinators, bio-med, vendors and Anesthesiologists, regarding repairs and supplies. Lastly, this position provides in-servicing of the Surgery Services staff in the use of clinical equipment and status of equipment as necessary.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

  • Demonstrates the ability to safely and competently assist the Anesthesiologist.
  • Ability to deliver safe patient care.
  • Demonstrates the ability to utilize effective critical thinking and prioritization skills.
  • Prioritizes essential functions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the clinical skills in the care and use of adjunct intubation equipment.
  • Contributes to an effective and safe working environment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights. Maintains confidentiality of all medical, financial and other sensitive material in printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize the privacy of patients and or employees.
  • Demonstrates the ability to use the computer.
  • Demonstrates tact, sensitivity and composure under duress.
  • Demonstrates the ability to integrate knowledge of job specific competencies.
  • Ability to be at work and be on time.
  • Ability to follow company policies, procedures and directives.
  • Ability to interact in a positive and constructive manner.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of six (6) months acute care services preferred

  • Completion of Anesthesia Technician Program (ASATT) preferred

  • Computer, internet, order entry and work processing experience preferred

  • Proficient in medical terminology

  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Cardiac Life Support card required

  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support card required

  • Current American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT) Certification preferred

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