This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion Synergy and Integrity. The employee shall support Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
The Anesthesia Technician is responsible for providing assistance to the Anesthesiologists in a safe, appropriate and effective manner under the direct supervision of an Anesthesiologist. Additional responsibilities includes but not limited to: assembly, set-up and troubleshooting of all anesthesia equipment including anesthesia machines and ventilators, stocking of anesthesia machines and carts with supplies needed for patient care. Provides assistance for routine and emergency services, to Anesthesiologists and licensed personnel, while working within the scope of practice. Maintains clinical equipment in the Anesthesia Department in working order, trouble shoots and communicates with service coordinators, bio-med, vendors and Anesthesiologists, regarding repairs and supplies. Provides In-servicing of the OR staff in the use of clinical equipment and status of equipment as necessary
Minimum of (6) six months acute care experience preferred
Completion of anesthesia tech (ASATT) program preferred
Computer, internet, order entry and word processing experience preferred
Proficient in medical terminology
Current AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers certification