Job - Anesthesia Technician

Loma Linda University Medical Center - Loma Linda, California

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Anesthesia Technician

Loma Linda University Medical Center - Loma Linda - CA Careers Responsibilities

Full-Time AM/PM HS Diploma or equivalent CPR/BLS 2-3 years

*This is a Temporary Position*
Job Summary: This position will support LLUMC’s strategic plan and the organization’s mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. The Anesthesia Technician is a prominent member of the anesthesia care team and is primarily responsible to assist the licensed anesthesia provider in clinical settings where anesthesia is administered at all sites licensed under Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. Prepares appropriate instruments, equipment and supplies for the administration of each age-specific type of anesthetic procedure. Demonstrates practical knowledge and expertise in all general areas of anesthesia (general anesthesia, procedure-related sedation, and regional techniques). Assists with operating room turnover and patient flow. Achieves and maintains a trusting and credible working relationship with anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and operating room administration and staff. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Knowledge of anesthesia technology and technician duties and scope of practice required. Knowledge of related healthcare regulations and survey process required. Exhibits professional behavior at all times. Ability to apply theoretical concepts to anesthesia technology and technician practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills. Able to read and write legibly in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, electronic medical record, electronic event reporting program; relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; collaborate; accept direction; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; distinguish colors and smells as necessary to position; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position.High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. Minimum two years of experience as an anesthesia technician preferred. American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians Certification preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

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