Anesthesia Tech Assistant - 112411
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#112411 Anesthesia Tech AssistantInitial Review Date: Tue 5/3/2022
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Positions available at Hillcrest and La Jolla
Under supervision of Anesthesia Monitoring Lab Manager, Supervisor, or supervisor's designated representative, the Anesthesia Assistant II is responsible for providing support in maintaining inventory and other facets of materials management in the operating room and other anesthetizing locations. The duties includes and are not limited to cleaning and stocking anesthesia machines and supply carts along with the maintenance of equipment used in the administration of anesthetic; maintaining a clean and organized work environment; implementing infection control techniques; and performing other related duties as assigned.
Two (2) years of relevant experience.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent organization and time management skills.
Strong attention to detail with a high level of accuracy.
Proven knowledge of medical terminology.
Thorough knowledge of operating room supplies and equipment including anesthesia equipment.
Demonstrated baseline knowledge and troubleshooting ability for anesthesia equipment.
Proven speed and timeliness in all duties, particularly in preparation for emergencies and trauma procedures.
Knowledge of JCAHO accreditation policies and procedures, sentinel events, National safety goals, environment of care and other JCAHO mandates directly related to anesthesia and patient safety.
- Experience working in an Operating Room or similar healthcare setting.
- Experience cleaning and stocking anesthesia carts, machines, and equipment according to guidelines.
- Able to maintain all supplies, equipment, and medical instruments within their expiration date.
- Must be able to work various hours and 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).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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