Anesthesia Technician

 
Position: Anesthesia Technician

Job ID: 158088

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO OPERATING ROOMS

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a-7p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a an Anesthesia Technician — someone to assist licensed anesthesia providers in the acquisition, preparation and application of the equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia. In this role they contribute to safe and efficient anesthesia care. They provide support to anesthesia in routine and complex surgical cases. Provide service by preparing and maintain patient monitoring devices and

anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?

  • current or recent experience as an anethesia tech (2yrs)
  • motivated team player 


Responsibilities :

  • Assists anesthesiologist with preparation and placement of neurophysiologic monitors.
  • Assists with intubation
  • Assists with the insertion of IVs and other invasive lines
  • Provides support to the patient care team throughout the case.
  • Prepares and assembles transducer lines and equipment necessary for invasive monitoring.
  • Prepares and assembles transducer lines and equipment necessary for invasive monitoring.
  • Evaluates, prepares, and sets up equipment needed to perform out of department anesthesia procedures
  • Responds immediately to OR room calls that require assistance regarding supplies, pharmaceuticals, blood products, forms equipment or other items required during the surgical procedure.
  • Stocks the operating rooms, specialty carts, anesthesia carts, equipment rooms and remote anesthesia areas with disposable/reusable supplies used by anesthesia.
  • Organizes, cleans and neatly maintains all shelves and drawers where anesthesia supplies are kept
  • Attends institutional and departmental health, safety, and infection control in-services by established deadlines
  • Assists with specific tasks as designated by department leadership


Qualifications:

  • Completion of an anesthesia technician training program approved by the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT)
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology of the cardiopulmonary systems and infection control.
  • Advanced working knowledge of equipment for anesthesia and airway management and thorough knowledge of set-up and calibration of pressure transducer and IV fluids.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge relating to anesthesia procedures in order to effectively anticipate the needs of the anesthesiologist. 

**2 years experience working as an Anesthesia Tech**

 

HIGHLY PREFERRED

  • Certified Anesthesia Tech - American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT)


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