Job Description

Payroll Title:
ANESTHESIA TCHN
Department:
Anesthesia Monitoring
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
8 Shifts, Monday-Sunday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#109287 Anesthesia Tech

Extended Deadline: Thu 10/7/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/07/ucs-covid-19-vaccine-policy.html

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/10/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/19/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under supervision, provides support to the surgical patient and operating room team by performing standard activities related to and directly involving anesthesia care. Assists the anesthesia team with airway management, physiological monitoring, and the placement of invasive lines. In addition, performs routine maintenance and safety checks ofequipment, troubleshooting, cleaning and disinfecting equipment. Exhibits professionalism in patient and staff interactions. Precepts, assists, and trains new Anesthesia Monitoring staff. Performs all other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Meets competency requirements for Anesthesia Technician as established by ASATT.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • One (1) year experience working as Anesthesia Technician role or working in Anesthesia Department

  • Thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and principles of anesthesia technology.

  • Independent judgment skills is required for rapid response to the quickly changing circumstances in the patient care environment.

  • Proficient in the application, acquisition, preparation, and troubleshooting of various types of equipment required for the delivery of anesthesia care.

PREFERRED QUALIFIACATIONS

  • Completion of a anesthesia program from an accredited institution.
  • Certified Anesthesia Technician issued by ASATT (Cer. A.T.).
  • Experience with Rapid Infusion Devices and Blood Salvaging Devices (Cell Saver) used in procedures.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

* Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on business needs.* Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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