Anesthesia Tech

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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Surgery East
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 847468
Posted On: 6/26/2024

Position Summary

Posting Note: **Full time. Mon-Fri, Days, 5am-2:30pm**

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.

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.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Experience
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 6 months previous Anesthesia Tech experience.
Preferred
2. Experience working with pediatric population.
Preferred
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association.
Required
2. ASATT certification
Preferred
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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