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Position Details

Department: Anesthesiology
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 453196
Date Posted: 5/17/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position performs a variety of technical support functions related to provision of supplies and equipment for the anesthesiologists in all patient areas to provide for the ongoing maintenance of the area in accordance with all standards and requirements.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Acts as liaison between anesthesiologists and materials and supplies personnel, recommending and assisting with changes in supplies.
  2. Performs a variety of anesthesia technical procedures.
    • Operates blood gas analyzing machine in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and established laboratory guidelines.
    • Assists with invasive line preparation and monitoring during surgical procedures to provide for maintenance of safe patient care and initiates appropriate corrective action for breaks in technique occurrences.
    • Assists to perform room turnovers as part of procedural team to ensure optimal efficiency and availability to meet physician, department, and patient needs.
    • Seeks guidance from appropriate sources for performing or assisting with procedures as needed, based on level of personal expertise.
    • Serves as preceptor and orients students and staff regarding functions, duties, and role of Anesthesia Tech.
  3. Performs daily preventative checks and maintenance of all anesthesia machines including, but not limited to, filters, hoses, bellow, and soda lime.
  4. Reviews requirements of patient, physician, and procedure idiosyncrasies to assess set up, equipment, and supply needs; communicates with procedural team to provide for thorough preparedness.
  5. Re-stocks and supplies and cleans all anesthesia carts and machines to provide for efficient, effective, and safe department operations.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
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Education
1. Completion of a course of study leading to a high school diploma or equivalent Required
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Experience
1. At least 6 months previous Anesthesia Tech or equivalent experience Required
2. Experience working with pediatric population Preferred
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Certifications/Licenses/Registries
1. ASATT certification Preferred
2. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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