27 days old

Anesthesia Technician, Surgery Services, Full-Time, Variable (8hrs)

Saddleback Memorial Medical Center
Long Beach, CA 90802
  • Job Code
    SAD004430
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Orange Coast Medical Center's strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.

The Anesthesia Technician I 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.

  • Communication to facilitate patient care delivery and unit efficiency
  • Performance of daily organization of anesthesia field & carts
  • Perform anesthesia machine checkouts.
  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot anesthesia machine, ASA monitors, and adjunct equipment problems
  • Provide anesthesia specific supplies, instrumentation, and equipment
  • Adheres to Patient Safety Protocol
  • Maintain unit readiness for emergency cases
  • Assist with instrumentation and supplies for Anesthesia schedule (anesthesia cart readiness)
  • Maintain current/accurate unit information
  • Assist with anesthesia supply room activities & coordination
  • Support staff cross-training
  • Responsible for ordering and stocking anesthesia supplies, equipment, and medications
  • Assist with inserting intravenous lines and managing patients' airways.
  • Supports Operating Patient Care Technicians and duties.
  • Qualifications:

    Minimum of six (6) months acute care services preferred such as specialty OR Technician, Respiratory Therapist or Anesthesia Technician.

    Completion of Anesthesia Technician Program (ASATT) preferred

    Computer, internet, order entry and work processing experience preferred

    Proficient in medical terminology preferred

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

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





    Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-13
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    Long Beach, CA 90802

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