Anesthesia Technician / Technologist

Employer
ERP
Location
San Diego, California
Posted
Jan 16, 2023
Closes
Feb 15, 2023
Ref
2021-3329
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Overview

ERP International is seeking an Anesthesia Technician/Technologist for a full-time position supporting the surgical services at Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA.

Be the Best! Join our team of exceptional health care professionals across the nation. Come discover the immense pride and job satisfaction ERP Employees experience in providing care for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans! ERP International is honored to have been named one of The Washington Post's 2022 Top Workplaces!

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* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, STD, LTD and Life Insurance Health Savings Account available, and more!

* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

About ERP International, LLC: ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide. ERP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.

Responsibilities

Work Schedule:

Night Shift, Monday-Friday between 10:30pm - 6:30am.

Day Shift, Monday-Friday between 7am and 5pm, plus occassional rotating weekends and holidays as needed.

Job Specific Duties:

The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:
  • Responsible for setting up anesthesia equipment in each operating room prior to the beginning of the scheduled patients OR day.
  • Set up IV lines and pressure lines for specialty cases including central venous pressure, arterial and pulmonary artery catheters, and calibrate cardiac output equipment catheters.
  • Assist anesthesia providers in placement of various invasive monitors to include central venous catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, and arterial lines to include performing laboratory tests in these same specialty cases as agreed upon by Anesthesia and Laboratory Services.
  • Respond to anesthesia supply and equipment requests while surgical cases are ongoing.
  • Understand and operate the auto transfusion machine (cell saver) and related equipment in both scheduled and emergent surgical cases.
  • Respond to remote areas of the medical center within a timely manner to include but not limited to Medical Emergencies, diagnostic radiology suites and out of the OR anesthesia sites.
  • Maintain professional competency through active participation in independent study, cross training, in services, seminars, symposiums, grand rounds, and dialogue with colleagues.
  • Maintain active security clearance in accordance with the Commands regulation to access computer systems and IT related software such as Email, CHCS, AHLTA, and Essentris.
  • Maintain required documentation to include but not limited to; Daily Code Cart checks, Daily Room/Offsite location "Stocking checklist/reports and Training Reports.
  • Perform other anesthesia related duties when called upon.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Services require long hours of continuous activity, often working in cramped spaces while other operating equipment is in use and be able to push and lift heavy anesthesia equipment to and from remote locations in the hospital and assist with the transport of patients.
  • Services require exposure to contagious and potentially fatal diseases including but not limited to HIV and Hepatitis through patient contact. Personnel will also be exposed frequently to high levels of radiation from diagnostic radiology equipment in the execution of their duties.
  • Services require personnel to work in a highly stressful environment during situations with extremely short response times and critical accuracy requirements.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

* Education: 1) Minimum HS Diploma; 2) Completion of an Anesthesia Technician/Technologist training program, or verifiable on-the-job training

* Experience: Minimum 1-year recent experience performing as an Anesthesia Technologist or Technician

* Clinical Certification/Training: ASATT certification preferred, but not mandatory.

* Life Support Certification: Possess current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider certification.
* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.