Anesthesia Technician 2
Job DescriptionAs an Anesthesia Technician 2, you will provide direct patient care and support to the Anesthesiologist and Nurse Anesthetist for routine/complex cases and procedures to ensure quality of patient care. To help achieve our mission, you will provide support by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of patient equipment and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia.Job ResponsibilitiesAssists and anticipates needs of Anesthesiologist in invasive monitor insertion and procedures such as pulmonary artery catheter, central venous access, fiberoptic intubation and difficult airway situations per hospital policy.Demonstrates a detailed technical knowledge and troubleshooting ability for anesthesia delivery systems, gas analyzer, EKG, pulse oximeter and cardiac output systems per manufacture guidelines.Verifies essential emergency equipment is in place prior to the start of the day. Assists with the correct application of monitoring devices.Stocks anesthesia supplies, IV fluids, Inhalation gases, printer labels and ink per template on Anesthesia McKesson Carts.Performs daily maintenance, inventory and cleaning of Anesthesia Workrooms A/B/C, Women's, C-Section, Stat Lab, CVOR cabinets and the supply shelves in GE and EP/Cath.Identifies and sets up pharmaceutical and infusion pumps according to anesthesia guidelines.Participates in Time Out Procedure for invasive procedures. Assist the anesthesia providers in MSET resuscitation, during trauma and mass transfusion cases.Assists with and obtains patient monitors for transport. Helps to secure airway and oxygen for transport. Accompanies the anesthesia provider to the appropriate care unit.Additional RequirementsHigh School or GEDOne - two years in Healthcare field. Operating room and/or anesthesia experience preferable.BLS from AHA upon startProficient in English. Knowledge of basic medical terminology. Proficient verbal and written communication skills, ability to solve problems in high-pressure situations and computer and mechanical/electronic skills.About UsInova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova's 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.Safety Always: Learn how we keep our team members and patients Safe@Inova.