Anesthesia Technician Job

Full Job Title: Anesthesia Tech

Job Number: 17015770

Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, Evenings

Hours: 2:00PM - 10:30PM

Description

  • Provides support to Anesthesia practitioners and other departments.
  • Assists in room set-up and tear down between cases.
  • Maintains anesthesia equipment, instrumentation and supplies.
  • Provides technical support for anesthesia procedures, lab tests, and equipment.
  • Maintains infection control measures

· Ensures that an adequate amount of properlycleaned and / or sterilized equipment and supplies are available for use by theanesthesia department

· Performs special support functions as needed inoperation of Department of Anesthesia

Working Conditions:

· Must be able to travel to and between operating rooms at a rapid pace.

· May be required to wear protective clothing such as masks, gowns, and

· gloves in addition to adhering to the department dress code.

· Regularly exposed to risk of bloodborne disease.

· Must be able to work with electrical equipment.

· May be exposed to hot/cold materials and chemical agents (see MDS

· sheets).

· Exposure to latex.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to tolerate prolonged, extensive or considerable sitting,
  • standing, and walking.
  • Must be able to carry equipment and supplies.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and pull 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to push/maneuver a stretcher, OR table, in
  • order to complete their job tasks.
  • Must be able to tolerate considerable reaching, bending/squatting/
  • kneeling to retrieve equipment and perform patient treatment.
  • Must be able to read and write.
  • Must be able to communicate information in a manner appropriate for
  • intended audience.
  • Must have manual dexterity and mobility.
  • Must be able to tolerate intermittent exertion when assisting in
  • surgery.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

High school graduate


Minimum Experience:

One year hospital or O.R. experience preferred


Working Conditions:

1. Must be able to travel to and between operating rooms at a rapid pace.

2. May be required to wear protective clothing such as masks, gowns, and

gloves in addition to adhering to the department dress code.

3. Regularly exposed to risk of bloodborne disease.

4. Must be able to work with electrical equipment.

5. May be exposed to hot/cold materials and chemical agents (see MDS

sheets).

6. Exposure to latex.

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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