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As the anesthesia tech, you will be responsible for the daily handling of staff needs regarding anesthesia gas machines and anesthesia monitoring equipment and non-controlled medications. This includes, but is not limited to, stocking of the anesthesia workroom, anesthesia carts, non-controlled medications, anesthesia supply closets in each OR, preparing IVs, invasive lines, setting up the rooms, assisting with room turnovers, collection of used equipment, cleaning of equipment, and restocking. You will work collaboratively with the anesthesia providers and other OR staff.
The schedule will be Monday- Friday from 12:00pm- 8:30pm.
University Medical Center Phoenix Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet(tm) recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.
POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for the care and maintenance of anesthesia supplies and equipment. Assists with invasive line preparation, placement, and monitoring. Maintains supply inventory for workroom and anesthesia carts.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Maintains anesthesia equipment. Cleans, calibrates, and replaces soda lime. Monitors equipment for malfunctions, performs light maintenance or arranges for repairs. Performs safety checks on anesthesia equipment. Maintains clean and safe work environment; discards soiled linen and trash. May complete room setup, assemble equipment, and prepare procedure carts.
2. Maintains adequate inventory of anesthesia supplies and surgical supplies. Stocks and marks anesthesia carts. Stocks operating rooms and storage rooms/ carts. Assists with case turnover.
3. Assists with preparing equipment such as ventilators, suction, airway equipment, and fluid/body warmers. Assembles transducers, invasive lines, rapid fluid infusers, and specialty trays.
4. Assists anesthesia personnel with setup and insertion of invasive monitoring lines, catheters, temporary pacemakers and hemodynamic monitoring including cardiac outputs.
5. Assists with transporting and positioning patients. May transport specimens. May transport pre-operative and immediate post-operative patients to critical care unit to ensure equipment safety.
6. Maintains adequate levels of anesthesia medications, restocks drug drawers, monitors drug charges, and communicates variances to medical and nursing personnel. Monitors drug expirations and opened vial for outdates. Handles anesthesia agents and cylinder gases.
7. May provide business support to the department including performing administrative tasks.
8. Incumbents in the position anticipate the needs of patients and anesthesia staff based on scheduled procedures, patient age and condition and are often required to listen and communicate detailed issues. Responsibilities are typically within the department but may require assisting in other areas which administer anesthesia. Internal customers are patients, anesthesiologists, nursing staff, biomedical equipment staff, and materials management staff. External customers may include practicing physicians, equipment and supply vendors.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Current BLS certification is required.
Must have 1 to 2 years of related healthcare experience and current BLS certification. Must complete the company Anesthesia Tech program or have equivalent training.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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