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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Anesthesia Technician II, 11:00a to 7:30p 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 Anesthesia Technicians to join our team who are passionate about providing the best care for patients. Our Anesthesia Technicians 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 Technician, 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 II performs all duties of an Anesthesia Technician I.

  • Responsible for set up of invasive monitors and supports sophisticated equipment in anesthetizing locations and other patient care areas.

  • Assists anesthesiology personnel with placement of invasive hemodynamic lines.

  • Follows established procedures for equipment inspection.

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

  • Performs lower level troubleshooting and takes corrective action to prevent hazardous situations.

  • Ensures the availability of expendable laboratory and monitoring supplies by inspecting inventories and may 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.

  • 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.

  • Equipment Checks: Responsibility Description: Performs daily apparatus equipment checks.

  • Troubleshooting: Responsibility Description: Performs lower level troubleshooting and takes corrective action to prevent hazardous situations.

  • Invasive Monitoring Support: Responsibility Description: Sets up and calibrates and assists with insertion of hemodynamic monitoring lines.

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

  • Disinfecting of Equipment: Responsibility Description: Cleans and disinfects contaminated key medical equipment after each use.

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

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of related healthcare experience as an Anesthesia Technician 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 St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Anesthesia Services

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 62592

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 11a-7:30p

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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