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Anesthesia Technician - Anesthesiology (Part Time)
PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 153728

PeaceHealth is seeking a Anesthesia Technician - Anesthesiology (Part Time) for a 0.6 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Variable shift with shift durations of Variable.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing a variety of technical and supportive patient care tasks to assist attending anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists in performing anesthetic procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Prepare, supply and equip the operating room to meet anesthesiologist and surgery room requirements for surgical procedures.  This includes assisting in room setup and room turnover, stocking supplies and obtaining supplies and equipment as directed.
  2. Clean machines, monitors, and equipment following established infection control procedures.
  3. Assist in patient care/patient monitoring as directed by RN or Anesthesiologist. 
  4. May assist with patient laboratory tests and results.
  5. Coordinate supply inventory for Anesthesia Department.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Associate degree in Anesthesia Technology preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • One year operating room experience as a CNA, Surgical Services Assistant, or Surgical Instrument Tech preferred. 
  • Anesthesia Technician, basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Nursing Assistant Certification (Washington only) preferred
  • American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians Certification preferred

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Ability to work independently and with others in a high-volume challenging environment
  • Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others
  • Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications.

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34% to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.      
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.       
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Vancouver, WA, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Other Technicians & Technologists; Professionals - Clinical
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.6
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $18.25, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Other Technicians & Technologists; Professionals - Clinical || Part Time || SURGICAL SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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