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Certified Anesthesia Technician - Anesthesia

Company: Eisenhower Medical Center
Location: Rancho Mirage
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

* Job Objective: A brief overview of the position. * This position is responsible for supporting the anesthesiologists for routine and complex surgical cases including general, regional and monitored anesthesia care patients. Assist with invasive and non-invasive monitoring. On-call is a requirement of this position and the post holder will be expected to provide anesthesia technician support at all locations where anesthesia is administered. * Reports to * Anesthesia Technician Supervisor * Supervises * None * Ages of Patients * None * Blood Borne Pathogens * None * Qualifications * Education * Preferred: AS Degree * Licensure/Certification * Required: Certified Anesthesia Technician Certificate; American Heart Association BLS. * Experience * Preferred: Minimum one (1) year as an anesthesia technician * Essential Responsibilities * Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations. * Assists the anesthesiologists for routine and complex cases * Assists in lifting and/or transferring patients from stretcher/bed to OR table and vice versa * Assists with the application of non-invasive monitoring equipment, i.e blood pressure cuff, EKG, pulse oximeter * Set-up IV and pressure lines for indwelling catheters: * arterial * central venous * pulmonary artery * ICP monitor * Assists with invasive and non-invasive monitoring. Set up and maintenance of a sterile field for invasive monitoring procedures * Equipment maintenance and servicing such as cleaning and sterilizing, assembling, calibrating and testing, troubleshooting, requisitioning and recording of inspections and maintenance * Operates a variety of mechanical, pneumatic, and electronic equipment used to monitor the patient undergoing anesthesia. * Demonstrate the ability to set up and calibrate all anesthesia equipment and instrumentation * blood pressure monitors * blood warmers * infusion pumps * intra-operative EEG equipment * invasive lines utilizing sterile techniques * SVO2 Swan * transport monitor * temperature monitor * pressure transducers * transesophageal echocardiography * precordial stethoscope * ECG * doppler's * capnograph * pulse oximeter * Set up equipment, collect and process blood for auto-transfusion * Provide assistance to other support staff while recognizing own practice limitations * Provide assistance with patient transport and positioning * Checks, cleans, and restocks assigned service area storage areas * Participates in hospital safety programs * Supports and enforces infection-control policies and procedures * Maintains patient and medical staff confidentiality * Participates in departmental committees and meetings * Any other duties that may be required

Keywords: Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Springs , Certified Anesthesia Technician - Anesthesia, Professions , Rancho Mirage, California

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