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Anesthesia Technician Full time Days

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/7/2017
Job Title: 
Anesthesia Technician Full time Days
Job Category:   Clinical:Anesthesiology
Location:   Tacoma
Washington
 
Job Description:   **Anesthesia Technician Full time Days** **Description** CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! Job Summary: This job is responsible for assisting licensed anesthesia providers, within scope of licensure, in the acquisition, preparation and application of the equipment and supplies required for the administration of safe, efficient and cost-effective anesthesia care. An incumbent provides support for routine and complex surgical cases by preparing and maintaining patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia and involves the operation of a variety of mechanical, pneumatic and electronic equipment used to monitor, evaluate and manage the patient undergoing anesthesia. Work also includes: 1) equipment maintenance and servicing (cleaning, sterilizing, assembling, calibrating and testing, troubleshooting, requisitioning and recording of inspections and maintenance; 2) calibrating and verifying the functionality of anesthesia equipment and monitoring devices; 3) disassembling and decontaminating equipment after use; 4) stocking anesthesia supplies in all anesthetizing locations; and 5) performing point-of-contact clinical laboratory as necessary. . Work requires knowledge of the use, functionality and operation of all anesthesia-related equipment and monitoring devices and the ability to troubleshoot anesthesia delivery systems as necessary. Essential Duties: Assists in the acquisition, preparation, calibration and verification of equipment functionality required before, during and after the administration of anesthesia using Standard Precautions, and applying infection control principles in a correct and consistent manner. Under the direction of the anesthesia provider and/or RN, assists with patient care, and invasive/non-invasive patient procedures, using aseptic or sterile technique. Stocks anesthesia supplies in all anesthetizing locations including bronchoscopy carts, pediatric carts, fiber-optic carts, emergency airway bags and any other anesthesia supply location. Performs some point-of-contact clinical laboratory services; and keeps records of results as defined by regulatory standards. Additional Responsibilities: Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited Anesthesia Technology program required if not certified as an Anesthesia Technician or Technologist. License/Certification: Current certification as an Anesthesia Technician through the American Society of Anesthesia Technicians and Technologists (ASATT) required if not a graduate from an accredited Anesthesia Technology program. Current healthcare provider BLS certification required. **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 1030a-700p **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 64 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0114056
Job Features:   

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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