Anesthesia Tech - Anesthesia CMC Main - PRN
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: October 19, 2020
Job Req ID: 694141
Position Number: 00168067
Employment Type: Part Time
Shift: Variable/On Call
Shift Details: Shifts may vary
Standard Hours: 4.00
Department Name: Anesthesia
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Location Details: CMC Main
Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing
- for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our
current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as
possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For
more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.
The Anesthesia Technician's primary function is to provide support
and assist the certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) and
the anesthesiologist. Responsible for ensuring OR is set up with
all supplies and any necessary specialty equipment for all cases in
the operating room. Ensures all equipment has required maintenance
- Demonstrates working knowledge and skills necessary to arrange
for the provision of appropriate care for the newborn, pediatric,
adolescent, adult and geriatric population of surgical
- Checks and restocks anesthesia carts, omnicells, operating
rooms, machine drawers, etc. to ensure adequate par levels of items
are maintained. Rechecks par levels throughout shift and restocks
- Performs anesthesia machine check and shows competency with
- Assembles IV fluid sets and transducer sets for anesthesia use
- Cleans all anesthesia equipment after use per departmental
- Ensures all equipment, parts, and supplies are in working
order, (monitors cables, leads, blood warmer, blood pressure cuffs,
doppler probes, tubing, cannisters, airway carts and equipment), as
well as calibrates and records results of daily equipment
- Assists the Anesthesiologist with the placement of lines, and
is available during critical times (airway emergency, trauma, code
- Maintains supply inventory and assists with stocking equipment
room throughout the shift.
- Positions patients for anesthetic procedures.
- Assists in the movement of anesthesia equipment from the
operating room or storage area to outlying areas supported by
anesthesia (NORA Locations).
- Follows core specific set-up guidelines for all cases/cores
Frequent moderate to heavy lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying.
Frequent walking, standing, stooping and reaching. Working
conditions include a general hospital environment with frequent
exposure to chemicals, pathogens, patient blood and body fluids and
medical gases. Fast-paced, high tension environment with sense of
urgency for supplies and equipment.
Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Anesthesia Department or
Nursing Assistant experience preferred. BLS HCP from AHA/CPR
Certification (adult and child) required within 90 days of
employment.Patient care experience preferred.
Patient Population Served
Demonstrates Knowledge of the principles of growth and development
and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages,
culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the population
Protected Health Information
Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the
information reasonably necessary to do the job.
- Will share information only on a need to know basis for work
- Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has
been determined based on job level and job responsibility within
the organization. Computerized access to PHI for this job has been
determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and
Machines, Tools, and Equipment
Anesthesia Machine checks and maintenance. Specialty anesthesia and
airway equipment. Cleaning equipment and agents. Computer terminal
and printer. Telephone. Copier.
At Atrium Health, our patients, communities and teammates are at
the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and
inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and
compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment
where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our
culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve
our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and
the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer
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