Anesthesia Technician - PRN - Days, Evenings, Weekends

Employer
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Refer Save Apply Job ID: IMG-35705 Description: Contributes to the provision of high-quality, cost effective health care through direct care of patients and collaboration with other health care team members, with emphasis on room preparedness and turnover to start first cases and in between procedures. Orders supplies, maintains PAR levels, responsible for the coordination of evaluation, maintenance, communication and repair of departmental equipment. There is reasonable anticipation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Provides direct patient care for perioperative patients and families in a developmentally, culturally and ethically appropriate manner.Reviews schedule regularly to identify, plan and provide for special needs, ie lines set-ups, difficult intubations, bronchoscopy cart, jet ventilation, camera or retractor holder.Provide direct patient care while assisting anesthesia staff with with line insertion, spinal and epidural anesthesia. Documents line insertion and epidural placement in Meditech.Assists Anesthesia staff as needed by attaching monitoring devices, assisting with intubation and positioning of patients and other necessary functions connected with the induction of the patient.Oversees and coordinates maintenance and troubleshooting of Pyxis, anesthesia, and surgical equipment.Orders and maintains anesthesia supplies in an organized, efficient and cost effective manner.Transports patients and specialty equipment as needed, in accordance with established safety policies.Assists physicians and nurse with equipment during procedures as needed.Coordinates product and equipment evaluations.Participates in unit based quality improvement activities and CPI teams.Participates in unit shared governance according to departmental standards.Maintenance of credentialing requirements as defined by unit based criteria.Preferred experience: Previous anesthesia technician, emergency medical technician or paramedic experience. Strong verbal communication skills with some customer service experience.Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force to constantly to move objects.Required - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Requirements: Expertise Anesthesia Anesthesia Schedule PRN/Contingent PRN/Contingent Location Annapolis Annapolis