Anesthesia Technician, Main OR, Full Time

It’s more than a career, it’s a calling
St. Agnes Hospital

Worker Type: Regular

Job Highlights:

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Our Mission

Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God

Our Vision

Peace, hope, and health for every person, family and community, especially those most in need

Our Values

Compassion, respect, excellence, stewardship, and community

St. Agnes Hospital is looking for a passionate Anesthesia Technician to join our Surgical Team! This role is scheduled 40 hours per week. Hours are primarily day shift with rotating on-call requirements (1 week on, 1 week off). Shift differentials are available!

Candidates must have experience as an Anesthesia Technician or have completed an Anesthesia Technician program to be considered for this role.

Benefit information

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • Income based medical insurance premium discounts
  • HSA/FSA options
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Generous PTO & PTO Donation Program
  • Daily Pay for qualifying positions
  • 403b/401k retirement plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts with participating schools
  • Commitment to employee wellness through our EAP
  • Free on-site fitness centers at select locations

Job Summary:Performs a number of duties in assisting the professional staff in setting-up, calibrating, disinfection and operating anesthesia equipment. Orders, obtains, stocks and distributes anesthesia supplies to carts.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Checks, cleans and maintains anesthesia machine monitors including changing oxygen cylinders, refilling anesthesia gases,  changing CO2 absorbent and ensuring equipment is in good working order.
  • Assists in set-ups of anesthesia equipment as needed.
  • Orders, obtains and stocks sterile solution surgical supplies to specified storage cabinets, including automated dispensing systems/cabinets.
  • Orders and maintains inventories of supplies in anesthesia and related areas.  Ensures anesthesia carts are appropriately stocked.
  • Ensures malfunctioning equipment is serviced and proper infection control and regulatory guidelines are followed.
  • Assists in operating room turn-over by disinfecting anesthesia work surfaces, monitor cables and connecting a clean anesthesia circuit to the anesthesia machine.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent reaching and gripping.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Rare crawling, sitting and keyboard use/data entry.

Licenses / Certifications:Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) – American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE – Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days – American Heart Association (AHA)

Work Shift:Variable Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:Employee

Department:4400000038 ANESTHESIOLOGY

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,pregnancy, veteran statusor any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more.

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