Anesthesia Technologist II

Rochester, NY

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs a variety of technical assignments for the Department of Anesthesiology. Exercises high degree of skill, judgment, and knowledge of the terminology, common procedures, and practices of the assigned area, including the set-up of medications and supplies in both the work room and mobile carts and anesthesia equipment set-up and troubleshooting.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist anesthesia providers, including: preparation of anesthesia equipment prior to the patient¿s arrival, placement of equipment in the operating rooms, ensuring cleanliness of anesthesia equipment, cart and machine set-up of supplies and medications based on case variables including: patient age, case type and case length, between cases and at the end of the day in each operating room, work room and supply cart. Ensure availability of specialized anesthesia supplies required for cases in designated operating rooms.

  2. Maintain and perform moderate to advanced set ups, calibrations, operations and troubleshooting of all anesthesia equipment according to the instructions of the equipment and department protocols. Check and replace anesthesia gas tanks as needed. Must be able to perform machine and circuit leak checks on all types of anesthesia machines in the organization.

  3. Participate in the Cell Saver, Trauma and, Liver Transplant Programs including on-call procedures. When necessary, be able to operate rapid infusion devices in Trauma and Transplant cases.

  4. Perform set-up and support of ectopic procedures for anesthesia care, ensuring proper equipment is in place for out-of-OR procedures.

  5. Function as a resource and support person for Anesthesiology providers. Assist with sterile procedures, including central line placement, Swan-Ganz placements, and blood transfusions. Assist during DART calls and any other difficult airway requiring equipment setup and auxiliary assistance to a provider

  6. Performs other duties as assigned by the Shift Supervisor or Operations Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A two-year college education which included technical training closely related to this position required or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least one year of service completed as an Anesthesia Technologist required and/or being able to successfully complete all competencies to be an Anesthesia Technologist II.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $17.50 - $22.75 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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