Altru Health System

Anesthesia Tech

Location
Grand Forks, ND
Salary
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Posted
Sep 01, 2020
Ref
26229
Industry
Technology
Job Type
Long-Term
Job Summary

The Anesthesia Technician assists with the anesthesia care team by acquiring and preparing the use of supplies during anesthesia care. This position assists with special procedures and offers support for routine and complex surgical cases. The Anesthesia Technician functions under the supervision of a licensed anesthesia provider designated by Altru Health System.

Essential Job Functions

Collaborates with RN circulators, Surgical Technicians, Service Technicians, and BioMed department.

Cleans, sterilizes, disinfects, orders/stocks and maintains routine anesthesia equipment and supplies. Prepares and maintains anesthesia monitoring devices and delivery systems.

Participates in anesthesia meetings and in-services as needed.

Provides anesthesia technician services to patients under the direct supervision of a licensed anesthesia provider in accordance to ASATT Scope of Practice.

Maintains anesthesia medications, supplies, and equipment according to needs and schedules.

Assists with the transport of patients and laboratory specimens as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.

Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.

License, Certification & Registration

Anesthesia Technologist-American Society of Anesthesia Technologists & Technicians-Preferred

Basic Life Support (BLS)-American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross-Within 2 Months of Start Date