Foundation Health

Anesthesia Tech

US-AK-Fairbanks
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-2423
Category
Support Services
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Position Type
FA: Full Time
Shift
Days
New Grad
No

Overview

About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. With a strong patient-to-nurse ratio, ours is a Magnet aspiring facility with a Shared Leadership Infrastructure. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the care and maintenance of anesthesia supplies and equipment. Assists with invasive line preparation, placement, and monitoring. Maintains supply inventory for workroom and anesthesia carts.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Maintains anesthesia equipment. Cleans, calibrates, and replaces soda lime. Monitors equipment for malfunctions, performs light maintenance or arranges for repairs. Performs safety checks on anesthesia equipment. Maintains clean and safe work environment; discards soiled linen and trash. May complete room setup, assemble equipment, and prepare procedure carts. 
  1. Maintains adequate inventory of anesthesia supplies and surgical supplies. Stocks and marks anesthesia carts. Stocks operating rooms and storage rooms/ carts. Assists with case turnover. 
  1. Assists with preparing equipment such as ventilators, suction, airway equipment, and fluid/body warmers. Assembles transducers, invasive lines, rapid fluid infusers, and specialty trays. 
  1. Assists anesthesia personnel with setup and insertion of invasive monitoring lines, catheters, temporary pacemakers and hemodynamic monitoring including cardiac outputs.  
  1. Assists with transporting and positioning patients. May transport specimens. May transport pre-operative and immediate post-operative patients to critical care unit to ensure equipment safety. 
  1. Maintains adequate levels of anesthesia medications, restocks drug drawers, monitors drug charges, and communicates variances to medical and nursing personnel. Monitors drug expirations and opened vial for outdates. Handles anesthesia agents and cylinder gases. 
  1. May provide business support to the department including performing administrative tasks.  

Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

 

NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

 

Must have 1 to 2 years of related healthcare experience and current CPR certification. Must complete the company Anesthesia Tech program or have equivalent training. Must acquire national certification within 3 years.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional education and related experience.

 

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

 

Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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