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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Anesthesia Technician, 1:00p to 9:30p in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of healthcare. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re looking for an Anesthesia Technician I to join our team, passionate about providing the best care for patients. Our Anesthesia Techs are integral members of high-functioning teams committed to excellence and outstanding patient care, driven by their expertise, compassion and operate at a higher level of practice. If you are an experienced Anesthesia Tech, we invite you to consider advancing your career at Emory Healthcare.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The Anesthesia Technician I ensures the availability of supplies for the provision of anesthesia services.

  • Sets up, stocks and maintains specialty carts and machines, anesthesia agents, and IV fluids, including the exchange of medication trays.

  • Maintains equipment and related supplies in aseptic condition.

  • Cleans and disinfects contaminated medical equipment, retrieves medical equipment and devices from other areas of the hospital.

  • Follows federal, JCAHO, and organizational guidelines for sterile techniques and infection control.

  • Provides towels and sheets used in procedural set ups.

  • Attends in-services, seminars, or related educational programs.

  • Follows quality assurance procedures in the course of daily activities.

  • Assists with the training of new employees.

  • Sets up inventories, and re-stocks specialty carts after each use.

  • Maintains an adequate supply of commonly used items.

  • Disinfecting of Equipment -- Responsibility Description: Cleans and disinfects contaminated anesthesia machine, monitor, cables and other key medical equipment. Minor Equipment Setup -- Responsibility Description: Attach accessories such as breathing circuit and suction to anesthesia machine.

  • Prepare emergency airway equipment.

  • Anesthesia Turnover and Stocking -- Responsibility Description: Sets up, stocks and maintains specialty carts and machines, anesthesia agents, and IV fluids, including the exchange of medication trays after each use.

  • Inventory -- Responsibility Description: Stocks supplies and returns items to departmental storeroom upon receipt. Maintains an adequate supply of commonly used items.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and one (1) year of healthcare related work experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium):

20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Anesthesia Services

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 58457

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 1p-9:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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