Anesthesia Tech II

Job ID
2020-96736
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Surgery
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Sequoia Hospital
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
M-F variable start 0800-1200; on call as needed
Work Schedule
10 Hour
Location
CA-REDWOOD CITY

Overview

About Sequoia Hospital – Hello Humankindness

Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia’s Heart and Vascular Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care, affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for superior patient safety and was named as one of America’s top 100 hospitals for cardiac care. Our Total Joint Replacement program is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Our Birth Center is consistently ranked as a favorite among Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive emergency care and leading-edge tomosynthesis 3-D mammogram technology. Our Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and surgical services with a unique healing environment, including private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas.

 

Learn more about us, our awards, and some of our services:

 

dignityhealth.org/sequoia

 

Responsibilities

In accordance with the mission and philosophy of Dignity Healthcare, The Anesthesia Technician Level 2 (AT 2) is to assist licensed anesthesia providers, in the acquisition, preparation and application of equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia. The AT 2 prepares, and cleans patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before, during, and after anesthesia. The tasks of the AT 2, Include but are not limited to providing support for anesthesia cases by assisting in the preparation of patient equipment and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia. The AT 2 preforms first level trouble shooting, and maintenance of anesthesia delivery systems. The AT 2 Sterilizes, disinfects anesthesia equipment, orders supplies, and maintains stock in all anesthesia machines, and the AWS. Under the direct supervision of the circulating RN, assist with direct and indirect patient care activities. The tasks may include, but are not limited to cleaning the OR suites, and obtaining and putting away supplies and equipment. The AT 2 also assists in the delivery of patient care by transporting patients, moving and positioning help, prepping patients, transport specimens, transporting of blood products. Applies the Dignity Health Core Values to the performance of every job duty -- these Values include Dignity, Collaboration, Justice, Stewardship, and Excellence. Incumbents in this position shall comply with all applicable laws and rules including the Dignity Health Standards of Conduct and Dignity Health policies and procedures that apply to his/her job responsibilities, seek guidance when in doubt, promptly report any potential or suspected violation of Dignity Health Standards of Conduct, Dignity Health policy or procedure or applicable laws/regulations and when requested, assist Dignity Health personnel in investigating all allegations of violation. When called upon, the incumbent shall assist in risk evaluation and work collaboratively with facility/entity leaders to implement, monitor and mitigate risk corrective plans outlined by the Compliance program.

Qualifications

Experience

The Anesthesia Technician 2 position is a mid-level position.

One year of Anesthesia Technician 1 experience or equivalent anesthesia experience.

Must complete Anesthesia Tech II curriculum within one year of hire or transfer to position.

Education

High school diploma or GED.

Licensure

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT-AHA (CT CPRBLS)

Certified OR Tech (CT ORT) Preferred

Training

Completion of annual competencies and unit specific training.

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