Anesthesia Technician Geisinger Geisinger 957 reviews

Job Summary

Prepares, operates, cleans, cares for, and restocks anesthesia supplies and equipment; assists in line placements and patient care as required by nurse anesthetists and anesthesiologists.

Job Duties

Assists in setups for all emergent and non-emergent procedures, including open hearts and traumas.

Obtains and prepares all equipment needed for transport of critically ill patients and assists in their transport.

Assists in lifting and positioning of patients.

Assists anesthetist during the induction of anesthesia as required.

Orders and picks up local drugs and inhalational agents from Pharmacy.

Stocks block carts with needed drugs.

Requires knowledge of generic and current trade names of all pharmaceuticals used by the department.

Prepares monthly special order supply list as assigned.

Stocks and cleans all assigned areas daily.

Performs decontamination procedures.

Stocks, cleans, and replaces all anesthesia equipment and supplies as necessary.

Sets up all special monitoring lines for the Surgical Suite.

Operates Level One Rapid Infuser Pump.

Changes soda lime in canisters weekly and as needed.

Performs leak check procedures and proper disposal of exhausted chemical.

Coordinates basic upkeep and maintenance of anesthesia machinery.

Sends blood to stat lab for analysis.

Performs laboratory procedures for labeling, container selection, lab slip preparation, and techniques for tube operation.

Obtains and prepares all equipment needed for transport of critically ill patients and assists in their transport.

Assists in lifting and positioning of patients.

Assists anesthetist during the induction of anesthesia as required.

Maintains all specialty carts in the department.

Setup and calibrate machines that are transported to outside areas.

Assists with inspection and repair of equipment.

Obtains used Medtronic Dual Channel Pacemakers.

Cleans pacemakers, changes battery and bags.

Ensures pacemakers turn on and are working properly.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Prior medical field experience (preferred)

On call, weekends and holidays – Required

Education

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required), – (Preferred)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Clinical (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Basic Life Support Certification – Default Issuing Body

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Internal Number: R-02917

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