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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Anesthesia Technician II in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®- recognized hospitals: Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

We’re looking for passionate med/surg nurses who are ready to join a team that’s redefining quality nursing care. As integral members of high-functioning, inter-professional teams, Emory Healthcare’s med/surg nurses are on the frontline of care in our hospitals and operate with a full complement of specialties and the ability to care for medically complex patients.

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.

Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Performs all duties as an Anesthesia Technician I and II, including set up and support of equipment in all anesthetizing locations, and invasive hemodynamic monitoring 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 initiating purchase requisitions. 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.

  • Sets up and supports equipment: Responsibility Description: Ability to prepare the anesthesia machine for procedures in the operating room and offsite areas.

  • Prep includes connecting pipeline gases and monitors correctly. Performs lower level troubleshooting: Responsibility Description: Able to troubleshoot all anesthesia equipment such as machine, patient monitor, electronic medical record, intubating equipment and infusion devices.

  • Sets up and calibrate hemodynamic monitoring lines: Responsibility Description: Able to prep setup by purging free of air and calibrate before use.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of work experience as an Anesthesia Technologist 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 Hosp-Midtown

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHM ANESTHESIA SERVICES

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 68716

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 11p-7:30a

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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