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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Anesthesia Technician, – 2:45P – 11:00P Week days and some weekends 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:

  • Delivers and retrieves equipment to and from various areas of the hospital and prepares non-disposable items for reuse.

  • Rotates equipment in designated areas according to protocol.

  • Sets up and supports equipment in operating room anesthesia locations and other patient care areas.

  • Inspects patient monitoring equipment prior to installation and use by conducting performance and safety checks using testing equipment.

  • Follows established procedures for equipment inspection.

  • Installs patient care equipment according to manufacturer's instructions.

  • Tests equipment to ensure that it remains in proper operating condition.

  • Diagnoses problems using testing equipment to perform lower level troubleshooting and takes corrective action to prevent hazardous situations.

  • Performs routine and emergency repairs, adjustments, or calibrations and preventive maintenance according to established procedures and schedules.

  • Ensures the availability of expendable laboratory and monitoring supplies by inspecting inventories and initiating purchase requisitions.

  • Stocks supplies and returns items to departmental storeroom upon receipt.

  • Interacts positively with co-workers to ensure the flow of accurate and timely information between departments.

  • Responds to emergency service requests made after regular working hours on a rotating basis.

  • Assists in transporting post-operative patients to the Intensive Care Unit.

  • Documents all work performed on patient monitoring equipment to ensure that accurate information is maintained on each piece of equipment.

  • Follows sterile technique principles and other infection control policies and standards to maintain a healthy work environment

  • Takes required precautions in keeping with JCAHO, organizational and other safety guidelines when working with electrical equipment.

  • Generates appropriate electrical safety on patient care equipment and performs regulatory testing as required.

  • Runs patient blood gases samples under direct supervision of certified laboratory supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma and one year of related healthcare experience OR two years post-secondary education in the sciences.

  • Based on established hospital/department/unit standards, employees may not perform all duties listed in this job description.

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 PRN / Registry

Job Number 62822

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 4 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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