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Anesthesia Technician - Days

Location : Oklahoma City OK 73134
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Healthcare - Other

Job Description :

General Description:


Under general supervision, performs maintenance and distribution of anesthesia equipment and supplies as requested by the anesthesiologist, anesthetist and other support staff in the operating rooms.


Essential Responsibilities:


Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.



  • Responsible for the daily inspection of anesthesia machines and equipment and devices to ensure cleanliness and operational readiness (i.e. fiberoptic bronchoscope, fluid warmers, anesthetic gas machine).

  • Responsible for decontamination of anesthesia machines and sterilization of equipment and devices. Assembles anesthesia equipment and sets up machines according to established protocol and age appropriate criteria on scheduled cases.

  • Assures OR is cleaned and stocked for use.

  • Orders and stocks anesthesia medications and supplies; maintain adequate records of receipt and issuance of supplies and equipment.

  • Reviews stored medications and ensures expired medications are properly discarded.

  • Maintains adequate level of anesthesia gas; store and distribute cylinders.

  • Provides charged transport monitors for all patients.

  • Observes and reports equipment malfunctions or unsafe environment.

  • Duties may vary based on assigned area and may include patient transport, assistance with difficult intubations and input on process improvement.


 


General Responsibilities:



  • Performs other duties as assigned


 


 


Required Qualifications :


Minimum Qualifications:


 


Education: None


 


Experience: Six (6) months experience in surgical setting, medical supply or equipment inventory OR an equivalent combination of education and experience


 


Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: BLS (American Heart Association) upon hire


 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of anesthesia methods and procedures in the operating room as it relates to supplies and equipment. Knowledge of basic inventory control. Good interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers and staff.


 



Benefits:
 
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Life Insurance/AD&D,
Supplemental Group Life, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Extended Illness
Bank (EIB), Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance Program, and company discounts.

 

 

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