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Anesthesia Technician I Surgery Center

Job ID PAMF-2205084 Date Posted 06/30/2022 Location Palo Alto, California

Organization:

PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation PAD

Position Overview:

Responsible for the set up and calibration of anesthesia equipment and supplies needed for each operation or procedure. Supports the functionality of the department by distributing supplies and performing equipment maintenance, testing, and setup as needed. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety to help deliver optimal patient care.

Job Description:

EDUCATION
High School or General Education Diploma or equivalent education/experience
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider: Required

Sterile Processing Technical experience: Required

1 yr operating room experience: Required

PERFERRED EXPERIENCE TYPICALLY REQUIRED
1 year basic clinical and practical experience as typically acquired in a similar environment.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
General knowledge of anesthesia related tools, procedures, views, and equipment.
Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.
Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline.
General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).
Maintains all anesthesia equipment including ventilators, intubation scopes, laryngoscopes, and physiologic monitors.
Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.
Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.
Integrates education, technical competence and patient interaction skills to gain confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS
See required physical demands, mental components, visual activities & working conditions at the following link:

License/Certifications:

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, CCCSLP-Certified Anesthesia Technologist - American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians

Education:

High School Diploma (Required)

Job Shift:

Varied

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Weekend Requirements:

None

Benefits:

Yes

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

40

Employee Status:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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