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Experience Experience
12/2015 present
Phoenix, AZ
Anesthesia Technician F / T Days
Phoenix, AZ
Anesthesia Technician F / T Days
12/2015 present
Phoenix, AZ
Anesthesia Technician F / T Days
12/2015 present
  • Assists in the gathering of data for Quality Improvement
  • Assists the team with the decontamination and cleaning process
  • Stocks anesthesia carts, assists in inventory control of supplies and pharmaceuticals
  • Assists with insertion of lines, intubation and pain blocks
  • Sets up lines and equipment for surgical procedure
  • Troubleshoots anesthesia machinery
  • Orients and mentors new staff members
03/2012 09/2015
San Francisco, CA
Anesthesia Technician PRN
San Francisco, CA
Anesthesia Technician PRN
03/2012 09/2015
San Francisco, CA
Anesthesia Technician PRN
03/2012 09/2015
  • Works closely with other departments and all members of the health care team
  • The Anesthesia Technician has the duties of preparing anesthesia machines for surgery, ordering supplies and assisting the anesthesiologist
  • Knowledge of anesthesia machines
  • Knowledge of anesthesia equipment
  • The position has the responsibility of supporting the mission of the hospital which is to provide patients with the highest quality of healthcare within an atmosphere of genuine caring
  • Assists anesthesia provider with monitoring, transport, positioning, insertion of intravenous and other invasive lines, and airway management
  • Maintains open lines of communication with Managers, Assistant Managers other Anesthesia Techs, Anesthesiologists, and other Surgical Services personnel
03/2008 12/2011
Philadelphia, PA
Anesthesia Technician
Philadelphia, PA
Anesthesia Technician
03/2008 12/2011
Philadelphia, PA
Anesthesia Technician
03/2008 12/2011
  • Also, the Anesthesia Technician applies knowledge of all equipment in order to assist staff and troubleshoot equipment
  • Assist with difficult airway management
  • Works under the direction of the OR Nurse Manager or her designee
  • Works under the direction of the OR Nurse Manager or designee
  • Maintains neat and clean anesthesia work room and other related work areas
  • Maintains an adequate supply of all stock items in work room and keeps the work room clean and in an orderly condition
  • Assists anesthesia providers with the delivery of anesthesia care as necessary
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Effort
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Effort
Northeastern University
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Effort
Skills Skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Has basic knowledge in the care of various anesthesia equipment and supplies used in the OR
  • Ability to maintain good health and consistent attendance
  • Ability to learn and evaluate new equipment and procedures quickly
  • Strong anesthesia skills and knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills $
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of two years of experience
  • At least two years of recent Anesthesia Tech experience in a hospital setting
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills $
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Anesthesia Technician certification
  • Solid background administering medications
  • Exceptional documentation skills
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Stocks and maintains all anesthesia equipment including ventilators, intubation scopes, laryngoscopes, and physiologic monitors
  • Anticipates needs and responds to events related to intubation and airway management
  • Performs technical aspects of care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent manner
  • Assists with preparation of anesthesia set-up including IV’s machine checks and supplies
  • Performs efficiently and effectively during emergency situation
  • Provides developmentally appropriate care to support patients during surgical visit
  • Demonstrates competency in maintaining a safe, aseptic environment within the OR, PACU, Pre op area
  • Basic knowledge of aseptic technique
  • Knowledge of computerized Operating room scheduling system
  • Knowledge of Anesthesia machine, OR Tables and difficult intubation scopes and light sources
  • Verbal and written communication skills for frequent and challenging contact with physicians, employees, patients and patient families; requires patience, tack and compassion
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work with others in a flexible and cooperative manner
  • Visual capabilities to observe patients and instruments
  • Ability to maintain composure during challenging interpersonal interactions
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Applies moderate mental application and concentration to handle varying procedures and interruptions
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Checks daily OR/GI schedule for anesthesia assignment
  • Sets up OR by checking anesthesia machine and equipment before each case
  • Stocks each OR with necessary anesthesia supplies and medication prior to each procedure
  • Cleans and decontaminates after each case all used anesthesia equipment and disposes used supplies according to OR Policies and Procedures and in accordance with Infection Control Programs
  • Checks expiration dates on anesthesia supplies and medications
  • Checks for valid electrical safety on all anesthesia equipment
  • Conducts and fills anesthesia apparatus checklist before each case. Testing includes but is not limited to, leaks in breathing circuits, presence of a working EKG monitor and pulse oximeter, checking gas cylinder supplies, connecting and checking suction equipment and connecting waste gas scavenging system
  • Documents maintenance and/or repair service of anesthesia apparatus
  • Decontaminates, prep and pack laryngoscope blades and handles
  • Assembles and tests laryngoscope handles, blades and maintains them in good working
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists the anesthesia staff in the set up and initialization of hemodynamic monitoring equipment
  • Prepares blood pressure transducers. Calibrates them to the appropriate machine. Sets up IV solutions, and IV infusions
  • Provides timely and accurate information supporting the procurement of anesthesia supplies
  • Assumes other related duties as needed
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist anesthesia providers with physiological monitoring of patients, notifying the anesthesia providers of abnormal changes in vital signs and physical appearance of the patient
  • Clean anesthesia machines, monitors and equipment following procedures established by Infection Control
  • Stock anesthesia supplies in all anesthetizing locations, including ploss carts, fiber optic carts, emergency airway bags and any other anesthesia supply location
  • Obtain supplies and equipment as requested by anesthesia providers
  • Assist with patient laboratory tests and results, including but not limited to, ABGs, ACTs and other point of care tests
  • Obtain blood products and pharmaceuticals assisting with preparation and delivery; maintain immediate availability to assist in routine and emergency procedures
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Anesthesia Technician PRN Resume Examples & Samples

  • Operating Room experience strongly preferred
  • Prior knowledge of anesthesia equipment and supplies
  • Prior knowledge of anesthesia equipment and supplies preferable
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English to successfully use electronic monitoring equipment
  • Strong organizational skills needed
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the daily inspection of anesthesia machines and equipment and devices to ensure cleanliness and operational readiness
  • Responsible for decontamination of anesthesia machines and sterilization of equipment and devices
  • Assembles anesthesia equipment and sets up machines according to established protocol and age appropriate criteria on scheduled cases
  • Assures OR is cleaned and stocked for use
  • Orders and stocks anesthesia medications and supplies; maintain adequate records of receipt and issuance of supplies and equipment
  • Reviews stored medications and ensures expired medications are properly discarded. *Maintains adequate level of anesthesia gas; store and distribute cylinders
  • Provides charged transport monitors for all patients
  • Observes and reports equipment malfunctions or unsafe environment
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director/Director of Surgical Services and the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Anesthesia Technician works with the Anesthesia team and is responsible for the setting up and maintenance of all anesthesia equipment and supplies
  • Also, the Anesthesia Technician applies knowledge of all equipment in order to assist staff and troubleshoot equipment
  • Training in anesthesia assistance and equipment maintenance Required
  • BCLS from the American Heart Association Required
  • Excellent reading and writing comprehension
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assembles basic anesthesia equipment and turnover
  • Provides supplies needed for general/regional anesthesia
  • Prepares anesthesia procedure trays as requested
  • Removes and disposes all supplies and equipment following procedures performed by anesthesia providers
  • Maintains adequate stock of supplies in emergency code blue boxes, malignant hyperthermia carts, difficult intubation carts, invasive monitoring carts and regional anesthesia carts as listed on cart inventory
  • Performs cleaning, sterilization and decontamination of all non-disposable anesthesia related items
  • Assists anesthesia provider with induction of anesthesia, including cricoid pressure for intubation as directed
  • Picks up and delivers lab specimens, ABG's etc
  • Assists with patient transport to PACU/ICU including preparation of oxygen source and transport monitors
  • Prepares and processes all anesthesia-related items that require disinfection, decontamination and sterilization
  • Coordinates with Unit Manager to maintain and revise inventory par levels for all supplies and equipment
  • Inspects instruments and equipment for damage and initiates appropriate repair and replacement process
  • Maintains records and documentation of equipment quality checks performed in the department
  • Minimum of six (6) months of previous Anesthesia Technician experience within the last three (3) years OR graduate of Anesthesia Technician program
  • Must have ability to exercise independent judgment within the job description and department policies, work independently with minimal supervision and communicate effective verbally and in writing
  • Must have good manual dexterity and mechanical ability including ability to lift 45 lbs. from overhead position
  • Must have ability to bend and walk in narrow spaces without contaminating sterile supplies
  • Must have good peripheral vision
  • Must have command of English language and legible handwriting
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Anesthesia Technician / Hours / Day / Bwh Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists anesthesiologists in care of patients before, during, and immediately after anesthesia which involves the following: Transfer of patients from stretchers to operating table; attachment of vital signs monitoring equipment; Positioning patients for procedures, i.e spinal, epidurals; Assist in endotracheal intubations by preparing and holding equipment; Assist in transfer from operating room to PACU
  • Conducts performance tests, performs calibration and first level repairs (i.e. battery changes, cable swapping, monitor checks) of anesthesia equipment
  • Sets up equipment for use in the work area including, but not limited to, connecting input and output hoses, bronchoscopes, patient warming devices, fluid infusion equipment and assembling breathing circuits. Delivers required anesthesia equipment as needed
  • Troubleshoots routine problems with equipment in OR during use, repairing or replacing as necessary
  • Assist the Clinical Engineering group with various projects, including machine modification and data accumulation
  • Takes on-call rotation to provide technical support for surgical anesthesia
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists Anesthesia personnel with intubations and extubations
  • Makes sure that all carts, stands, anesthesia machine and equipment are clean and well maintained
  • Assists with the preparation of requested fluid set-ups as instructed
  • Assembles and checks all supplies and equipment necessary for procedure
  • Makes frequent rounds in the OR suites to validate that rooms are well stocked
  • Assists anesthesia during emergencies and code blue procedures as instructed
  • Complies with required safety standards, and standards for quarterly maintenance of anesthesia equipment
  • Strips, cleans and restocks carts, anesthesia machine drawers as required
  • Maintains IV solutions/supplies per par levels
  • Disinfects and maintains all bronchoscopes used during intubations
  • Follows correct terminal cleaning procedures, changes soda lime canisters as needed, ensures that all biohazard material is handled and disposed of properly utilizing universal precautions
  • Utilizes opportunities for teaching of team members
  • Ensures that equipment and supplies are utilized at appropriate levels and returned to their proper location after use
  • Informs OR Management team of any back orders of supplies/medications and estimated time frame for replacement
  • Completes Repair Worksheet on all malfunctioning equipment with proper follow-through
  • Assists with the introduction of new products lines by ensuring proper policy and procedure is followed prior to product use
  • Demonstrates prudence in par level supplies and utilization
  • Assists in surgical suite cleaning process to reduce turnover time when appropriate
  • Ensures immediate availability of the airway cart
  • Validates contents daily to ensure par stock levels are available
  • Ensures disinfectants are used in proper concentration
  • Understands disinfectants must remain in contact with all surfaces for a specific period to allow penetration of all microbial cell walls and deactivation
  • Assists in noting trends regarding equipment breakdown for process improvement
  • May rotate job duties in Main OR, Outpatient Surgical Center, Cath Lab, Endoscopy, MRI, and CT Scan
  • Minimum: 2-years experience in a multi-disciplined OR in an acute care hospital setting preferred
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Lead Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must possess an understanding of medical terminology to interpret physician instructions and also an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology
  • Prior leadership experience including scheduling of staff, equipment maintenance, directing workflow based upon staff's level of experience and input in anesthesia team members evaluations
  • Must be able to travel in and out of Stanislaus County. If MMC and/or own vehicle used on hospital business, must possess valid California Driver’s License and upon request proof of liability insurance
  • Practical knowledge of basic instruments and treatment procedures commonly used in the administration of anesthesia
  • Ability to adapt and adjust equipment as needed to perform functions in the operating room
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Cardiovascular Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs assessment of the equipment requirements for the current day & future case load. This includes all pressure lines, regional supplies,& various other pieces of equipment
  • Must understand & participate in all regulatory requirements established by Kaiser & the labor Mgmt teams
  • Job Specific Criteria -Transports patients to & from operating room, w/& w/out the assistance of a physician, as appropriate to the condition of the patient
  • Prepares & sets up all required anesthesia-related equipment, including anesthesia machine, transesophageal echo, physiologic monitors, transducers,& pediatric & adult carts
  • Applies monitoring devices to the patient & must be able to operate all common physiological monitors (i.e., EKG, Datex, pulse oximeter, CO2 monitor, Drager machine, I-Stat, Ultrasound, BP monitors cuffs, etc.)
  • Assists w/proper positioning of the patient for invasive monitoring line insertion, introduction of spinal anesthesia, & induction of anesthesia
  • Assists the Anesthesiologist/CRNA w/ invasive line placement, induction of anesthesia, placement of transesophageal echo probe & other ultrasound devices
  • Troubleshoots anesthesia-related equipment failures, notifying & working w/Biomedical Engineering personnel when deemed appropriate
  • Checks all anesthesia supply stock levels, orders necessary supplies, & restocks supplies, as needed. Orders from Pharmacy & stocks all "nonscheduled drugs"; may have access to "nonscheduled drugs" via the Pyxis machine
  • Assists in the establishment & maintenance of a regular schedule of preventive maintenance & calibration of monitors utilized in the Admin of anesthesia
  • Supervisory Responsibilities:This role has no supervisory responsibilities
  • One (1) to two (2) years of recent experience working as CV Anesthesia Technician required
  • AA in CV Technology or related degree preferred
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: BLS Required
  • Education: Graduate of an Anesthesia Technician program preferred
  • Experience: 1 year experience as an Anesthesia Technician preferred
  • Special Qualifications: Knowledge of anesthesia equipment and components. Excellent effective communication skills both verbally and in writing. Skills to organize and maintain supplies and equipment. Knowledge of OR set up and instrumentation
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure in a stressful environment, and often without relief.Ability to demonstrate knowledge relating to the anesthesia procedures in order to effectively anticipate the needs of the anesthesiologist
  • Ability to set priorities and respond appropriately to actual and/or potential life threatening situations
  • Communicate with patients while helping prepare them for anesthesia to explain procedures, allay fears and elicit patient cooperation
  • Participate in non-charged calming conversations
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with other members of the health care team
  • Physical abilities to complete job duties which include lifting, standing, walking, ability to push, pull, climb, stoop, kneel,reach overhead and rotate trunk for prolonged periods
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Anesthesia Technician PRN Resume Examples & Samples

  • The position has the responsibility of supporting the mission of the hospital which is to provide patients with the highest quality of healthcare within an atmosphere of genuine caring
  • The Anesthesia Technician has the duties of preparing anesthesia machines for surgery, ordering supplies and assisting the anesthesiologist
  • Prefer prior experience in Sterile Supply/Processing, but may be willing to train
  • Works closely with other departments and all members of the health care team
  • Knowledge of anesthesia machines
  • Knowledge of anesthesia equipment
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintains responsibility for care and maintenance of anesthesia supplies and equipment in surgery/procedural areas
  • Assists anesthesia providers with the delivery of anesthesia care as necessary
  • Performs duties in accordance with unit specific standards of care as evidenced by completion of a competency skills checklist
  • Performs regular cleaning of all anesthesia equipment, including anesthesia machines, non-disposable equipment/supplies and monitors
  • Performs routine simple maintenance of anesthesia equipment
  • Stocks machines and carts with appropriate disposable items on a daily basis
  • Stocks OR rooms with I.V. equipment, spinal and epidural trays
  • Maintains anesthesia storage and supply areas in a clean and orderly fashion that promotes ease of access by all staff
  • Orders anesthesia equipment and disposable supplies according to established par levels
  • Assists with turnover of anesthesia supplies and equipment in between cases as needed
  • Assists the anesthesiologist with certain aspects of patient care as needed
  • Obtains and changes medical gas tanks as needed
  • Georgia Nurse’s Aide Certification - preferred OR
  • Student Nurse who is currently enrolled in Nursing School and has completed Nursing Fundamentals AND Anatomy and Physiology I & II - preferred
  • Applicable experience – preferred
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Accurately orders, picks up and stocks medication in the anesthesia carts. Responsible for periodic inspections for medication outdates prior to expiration
  • Assist with patient care activities under the direction of the Anesthesiologists and RN circulator
  • Cleans, maintains, and safety checks all equipment accordingly to Infection Control and manufacture guidelines
  • Responsible for knowledge of universal precautions in dealing with patients and equipment
  • Engages in teaching others in specifics of their department
  • Maintains and records inventory, ordering, receiving, and storing equipment and supplies
  • Maintains anesthesia supply room and OR's for cleanliness and neatness
  • Maintains collaboration with OR Supply Coordinator and Material Services to coordinate purchases
  • Participates, monitors, and documents in department QA/QI program
  • Two years of clinical Anesthesia Technician experience preferred
  • Certification from American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians preferred
  • EMT license preferred
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under the guidelines established in cooperation between the Director Surgical Services and the Chief of Anesthesia, supports the clinical activities of the anesthesia care givers
  • Demonstrates technical knowledge and skill related to anesthesia supplies and equipment
  • Maintains inventory of anesthesia supplies in all anesthesia locations, including, but not limited to OR, labor and delivery, radiology, cardiology
  • Works closely with GE related to anesthesia equipment maintenance and repairs
  • Works under the direction of the OR Nurse Manager or designee
  • BLS certification required and maintained
  • Must be registered with the Missouri Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician, since restocking anesthesia carts with medication
  • 6 months to 1 year in a health care setting preferred
  • Experience in respiratory or surgical setting preferred
  • Basic Computer skills preferred
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Stock and maintain anesthesia equipment and supplies in all designated areas
  • Order equipment and supplies as needed
  • Anticipates and sets up supplies for special procedures
  • Set-up and know how to operate ancillary equipment
  • Exchange drug trays and stock warmers
  • Participates in inventory count when scheduled
  • Participates in maintaining TJC standards
  • Cleans anesthesia machine and other related supplies
  • Demonstrates Anesthesia Tech Competencies
  • Maintain a professional and courteous demeanor when answering phones, greeting or corresponding with patients, co-workers and physicians
  • Other miscellaneous duties: support the CRNA staff for coverage during lunch and breaks; performs other duties as assigned
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Orders, stocks, cleans, and inspects anesthesia equipment and supplies needed for surgical procedures
  • Reviews the daily schedules of procedures and assembles supplies needed for each procedure
  • Obtains additional supplies needed by the anesthesia provider during procedure
  • Removes equipment and supplies used by the anesthesia provider following procedure
  • Assures that equipment is properly cleaned and sterilized following use
  • Assists in preparing the surgical suite for next procedure
  • One (1) year of related experience in an operating room setting required
  • Certified Anesthesia Technician (CAT) by the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists & Technicians (ASATT) Board preferred
  • Anesthesia Technology Certification Preferred
  • Travel to Falls Church facility as needed
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Sets up and calibrates monitors to include: ECG, invasive and non-invasive B/P, oximeters capnographs, etc
  • Assists the anesthesiologists with direct patient care activities such as induction of anesthesia, etc
  • Responds to Intraoperative Codes to assist with equipment
  • Set up IVs and lines, (no medications added) as directed
  • Reviews daily O.R. Schedule to assure availability of anesthesia equipment, supplies, and medication needed for procedures
  • Prepares for administration of anesthesia for surgical cases or x-ray procedures, as directed, by obtaining, arranging and setting up equipment, supplies, and medication, as indicated by the procedure, patient requirements, and individual Anesthesiologists preferences. Supports systems for servicing and stocking IV solutions, supplies, and medication in accordance with department policy and regulations
  • At the completion of procedure, removes used supplies and cleans equipment during turnover of cases and at other times as appropriate
  • Maintains current knowledge of all equipment and supplies and their anesthesia related use and purpose
  • Supports established for supply location for maintaining equipment and preventative maintenance schedules, stock rotation (outdates), etc
  • Assist with maintaining par levels of required anesthesia supplies and stock (non-narcotic) drugs
  • Has knowledge of MSDS sheets for all hazardous drugs/solutions/agents used in the anesthesia/operating room environment
  • Keeps current with policies and procedures and changes in technology in the technology in the Anesthesia Department
  • Participates in department QA process as requested
  • Periodically reviews O.R. Department Communication book
  • Attends staff meetings and mandatory education/inservice sessions
  • Maintains open lines of communication with Managers, Assistant Managers other Anesthesia Techs, Anesthesiologists, and other Surgical Services personnel
  • Has the responsibility to maintain anesthesia work areas in a clean, neat, orderly fashion at all times
  • Ability to read and write at a level normally required through completion of a high school education
  • Two years’ experience as an Anesthesia Technician or Monitor Technician and/or related technical clinical training experience of 12 months duration is preferred
  • Previous experience with inventory implementation and maintenance
  • Previous experience with data entry, computer skills essential
  • Effective communication skills to include: verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills needed to understand and follow instructions and to collaborate and intra-department and communicate with inter-personnel related to the principal duties and responsibilities of the position
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure in a stressful environment, and often without relief
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge relating to the anesthesia procedures in order to effectively anticipate the needs of the anesthesiologist
  • Physical abilities to complete job duties which include lifting, standing, walking, ability to push, pull, climb, stoop, kneel, reach overhead and rotate trunk for prolonged periods
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1 Changes anesthesia circuits, suction tubing, and canisters between cases
  • 2 Cleans anesthesia machines and keeps them properly stocked
  • 3 Cleans and stocks all anesthesia equipment carts
  • 4 Ensures that all preparations are made to meet demand of next day’s schedule and that nurses and doctors are supplied with daily needs or cases
  • 5 Maintains infusion pumps and open heart supplies inventory
  • 6 Learns to set up equipment for special cases. (A-line, Epidural, etc.)
  • 7 Knows when to seek assistance
  • 8 Obtains supplies and equipment for special cases and special needs of anesthesiologist and nurse anesthetist
  • THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN (*) ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
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Anesthesia Technician PRN Resume Examples & Samples

  • Requires a minimum of one year Surgical plus one year Unit Secretary or 2 years Surgical experience
  • Working knowledge of an operating room environment
  • Fundamental knowledge of anesthesia machines and anesthesia equipment
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with frequent direct and indirect patient contact
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Anesthesia Technician Prn-surgery Resume Examples & Samples

  • Current Certified Respiratory Therapist or ASATT Certification
  • BCLS required
  • ACLS & PALS preferred
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Completion of an accredited anesthesia machine training course is required
  • Certification as an anesthesia technician and a minimum of one year of experience as an anesthesia technician, or a combination of on-the-job training and experience in the acute care setting is preferred
  • Familiarity with basic anesthesia machine trouble shooting, basic pharmaceutical knowledge, aseptic techniques, sterilization, and disinfection knowledge of supplies and equipment are required
  • Effective communication skills and demonstrated ability to work in a self directed manner are required
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Anesthesia Technician, Cardiovascular OR Resume Examples & Samples

  • Practice standards of performance Overall Job Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Self motivated, seeks supervision/consultation or refers to another resource when unable to perform safely, effectively or within role. Demonstrates positive interaction with the public, employees, supervisors and clinicians/providers in accordance with Organizational Behavior Guidelines and unit norms. Presents a professional appearance and calming approach with patients and staff, demonstrates honest and ethical behavior. Handles patient and employee information with appropriate sensitivity and safeguarding to ensure confidentiality and right to privacy; uphold HIPPA standards. Uses effective communication skills to minimize conflict and/or address difficult situations. Consistently demonstrates and incorporates principles of safety and infection control into daily activities as outlined in organization policies/procedures. Actively participates in safety and infection control program and activities as outlined as identified by specific program policies/procedures. Complies with Kaiser's Time Keeping Policy to accurately reflect productive time worked. Reports to work as scheduled and on time (per unit norms and policies), time away from work is approved and taken in accordance with established system policies. Demonstrates reliability and excellent attendance. Monitors and takes corrective action to prevent recurring absences. Returns promptly from breaks and schedules then to provide appropriate coverage. Restricts personal business to non-patient care areas duringbreak times. Respond to OR/PACU/SPU Code 99
  • Supplies and equipment daily routine: Monitors and maintains anesthesia machines and related equipment, including calibration and cleaning according to manufacturer's recommendation and department/hospital policy. Assemble and organize equipment as needed by the anesthesia staff provider. Maintain adequate workroom and anesthesia machine supply inventory through ordering and stocking from general stores, purchasing and pharmacy. Keep the anesthesia workroom neat, clean, and orderly. Decontaminate, clean, wrap, and sterilize all supplies and equipment according to pre-established routines. Performs routine preventive maintenance checks on all equipment, respirators, laryngoscopes, and blood pressure cuffs. These duties are to be carried out between cases and at the beginning and end of the day. Handles and disposes of contaminated equipment following established protocols. Checks soda lime canisters daily and changes soda lime as necessary. Tags and processes any equipment needing repairs. Researches, establishes, and maintains inventory of special supplies purchased by the Anesthesia Department. Check and replace O2 tanks, Nitrous tanks and air tanks. Perform V I-STAT and Glucometer calibrations as needed by site. Performs any other specific tasks as assigned. Wipes down anesthesia equipment, BP cuff, leads, etc. at turnover of each case
  • Support and Educational Activities: Attends and constructively participates in scheduled department inservice programs and staff meetings. Demonstrates awareness of new information posted in the department communication notebook. Participates in continuing education. Promotes age specific and culturally sensitive care across the surgical continuum providing customer satisfaction. Supports and participates in the orientation experience of new employees and students
  • Special Assignments and projects: Completes special projects and assignments as directed by the Chief Anesthetist/OR manager and/or their designated representative in order to meet the operational needs of the department. Assist in set-up and operate cell saver devices
  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Qualifications: Knowledge of hospital and clinic settings with OR knowledge preferred. Ability to comprehend and carry out hospital policies and procedures. Ability to work in stressful situations and respond rapidly to requests
  • Minimum one (1) year previous experience in a hospital or O.R. setting
  • Able to cover call and/or work weekend shifts
  • Two (2)- three (3) years anesthesia tech experience
  • Certificate of Completion from accredited Anesthesia course
  • Certification within 6 months of hire
  • Basic hygiene concepts
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Acquires and assembles equipment and supplies necessary for the surgical procedure or other patient care procedure
  • Follows anesthesia provider’s direction
  • Applies EKG monitoring electrodes and automatic blood pressure cuff and pulse oximeter to patient
  • Assists with intubation of patient by handing equipment to anesthesia provider
  • Assists with patient positioning on the O.R. table, utilizing good body mechanics and observing appropriate safety measures on behalf of the patient
  • Maintains close communication with anesthesia provider, responding timely and appropriately to requests for assistance. May assist in transporting patient to recovery area
  • Assists with turnover activities in the O.R. - removing soiled equipment, replacing with clean supplies
  • Maintains universal precautions (of Infection Control) during all patient care and handling of equipment
  • Responds quickly and calmly in emergency situations. May assist with CPR as directed. Assists with other appropriate activities as directed
  • Assists in performing certain safety checks on all anesthesia equipment prior to use
  • Demonstrates flexibility in accepting directions and alteration of assignments in response to changes designated by the Senior Technician and/or Nurse Manager regarding changes in unit situations
  • Maintains responsibility for own personal development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs
  • Keeps assigned operating rooms refurbished in a timely and accurate manner
  • Reports broken and non-functioning equipment to the appropriate person
  • Complies with established chain of communication for work-related issues
  • Demonstrates appropriate priority in decision making within the scope of the responsibilities of the position
  • Maintains neat and clean anesthesia work room and other related work areas
  • Maintains stock levels of anesthesia supplies on the anesthesia carts
  • Approaches and addresses everyone in a pleasant and respectful manner
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationship with others
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Checks monitoring equipment daily and assists with preparation of such equipment (including change of anesthesia circuit) according to established procedures to ensure optimum patient safety and care
  • Notifies the Bio-Medical Specialist of any equipment needing repairs to ensure patient safety
  • Takes appropriate action for the malfunctioning equipment and used resources if unable to troubleshoot problem
  • May attach ECG cable to IV pole after patient is put on OR table
  • Works collaboratively as a team member when providing patient care to promote positive patient outcomes
  • Coordinates activities occurring outside of the unit and accompanies anesthesiologist and/or surgeon, as appropriate
  • Sets up all pressure transducers and assures proper calibration of the transducers and pressure module, as needed
  • Responds to emergency situations in the O.R. and sets up appropriate emergency equipment
  • Effectively communicates with all members of the surgical team regarding the need for special equipment and supplies
  • Maintains quality control and logs
  • Maintains records of maintenance of equipment as directed
  • Maintains appropriate department statistics, QA monitors, and provides written report to supervisor
  • Follows protocol for all safety and Infection Control practice and monitors environment and equipment to ensure cleaning standards are maintained
  • Aseptically opens sterile supplies based on patient needs and procedure card
  • Follows procedure for decontamination of all instruments used during the procedure
  • Cleans all anesthesia equipment according to Infection Control standards
  • Adheres to safety and Infection Control policies: demonstrates knowledge and skills in waste disposal and standard precautions
  • Stocks supplies necessary for administration of anesthesia
  • Checks all Operating Rooms between cases to ensure adequate supplies and drugs are immediately available
  • Notifies management regarding supplies, which must be ordered from outside the hospital
  • Orders supplies as needed from the Anesthesia Workroom
  • Ensures that anesthesia machines and carts are clear and well stocked
  • Cleans surfaces of anesthesia machines when Operating Rooms are finished for the day
  • Collects and restocks anesthesia supply carts so that Operating Room is always ready for use
  • Accesses medication delivery and/or medication areas, as authorized, in the performance of required duties, as needed
  • BCLS Certification, preferred
  • Prior experience working in a hospital environment, preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to be well organized and work under high pressure required
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • This position requires a High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Prior experience working in a hospital environment preferred. BCLS Certification preferred
  • Ability to be well organized & work under high pressure required. Must successfully complete sites’ training program
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Health Care Providers
  • Experience as an anesthesia technician in an acute care facility
  • Graduate of an Anesthesia Technologist Program
  • Current American Society of Anesthesia Technologists & Technicians (ASATT) certification
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Appropriately stocks the carts and surgical suites with the required supplies as outlined on the anesthesia surgical suite stock par list
  • Assist with difficult airway management
  • Assists in the delivery of blood samples to the lab and retrieval of blood products
  • Assists with lines and specialty room set-ups
  • Does Point of Care (POC) diagnostic laboratory assays/testing procedures, after an initial approved competency has been completed
  • Maintain complete and accurate records and reports
  • Operate Blood Cell Saver
  • Retrieve and appropriately distributes the equipment necessary to prepare a patient for anesthesia. This includes specialty equipment for invasive lines and monitoring, difficult airway, and pediatric procedures
  • Retrieves, carries, and appropriately distributes necessary medications to the Anesthesiologist, CRNA, or PA for the preparation or care of a patient for anesthesia
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist with the evaluation of new equipment and supplies. Adhere to UPMC policy when arranging for an evaluation
  • Draw blood samples from existing intravascular lines
  • Input daily charging information into SMS for hospital technical billing purposes
  • Maintain personal growth and development by participating in the in-service and continuing education programs
  • Maintain statistics as requested to support quality initiatives, reporting responsibilities, focus studies, and operational analysis
  • Operate equipment used intraoperatively
  • Operate rapid infusion pump system (RIS)
  • Participate in the department equipment management program according to program guidelines
  • Perform Phlebotomy as requested
  • Perform and evaluate thromboelastrographs (TEG)
  • Performs all responsibilities of Anesthesia Technician
  • Trains, mentors, and orients Anesthesia Associates or Anesthesia Students as needed
  • Certified Anesthesia Technician
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school diploma or equivalent; BLS(AHA) certification required
  • Completion of Anesthesia Tech training program, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • ASATT certification preferred
  • Medical and drug terminology knowledge, inventory control experience, basic knowledge of aseptic technique required
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process
  • Must have basic analytical skills
  • Must have good organizational and time management skills
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Per Diem Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • One year OR experience
  • One year experience as an Anesthesia Technician
  • Mechanical training or experience with equipment including knowledge on the operation of sterilizers and sterility techniques
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Previous experience as an Anesthesia Tech
  • Certification by American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT)
  • Associate’s Degree from an accredited program in Anesthesiology Technology or suitable combination of education and experience
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification
  • 1199 internal posting period: 2/24/17-3/3/17
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides technical support to anesthesia personnel during the preparation and insertion of specialized invasive monitoring equipment
  • Ensures that all anesthetizing locations are in a state of readiness
  • Maintain proper standards of cleanliness and organization of the Anesthesia workroom
  • Manages equipment, supplies, and medication according to established guidelines in order to maintain safe, efficient, and cost effective programs
  • Participates in hospital, division, and department activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required
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Anesthesia Technician Anesthesiology Evenings Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prior experience in a Hospital Anesthesia Department preferred
  • Competency in basic literacy skills including reading, oral and written communication and basic math skills equivalent to high school completion
  • Basic knowledge of anesthetist procedures, equipment and supplies
  • Revenue Management: ensure the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to the patients
  • Evaluates monitoring needs and set up anesthetic station accordingly
  • Cleans and checks instruments and equipment related to anesthesia at established levels necessary for administration of safe anesthetic procedures
  • Coordinates periodic maintenance with the Bio-Med department. Prepares necessary sterile supplies
  • Provides direct, high quality service to surgeons, anesthesiologists, and anesthetists. Responds promptly and accurately to physician and anesthetist direction. Performs verbal orders within scope of practice and education
  • Works collaboratively with other members of the surgery team. Provides high quality customer service, communicates clearly with patients the purpose and extent of procedures within the scope of practice
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists anesthesiologist with special needs for particular cases and trouble shoots equipment problems and patient preparation and induction of anesthesia
  • Conducts routine and periodic maintenance of equipment and reports defective equipment to Biomed and Chief of Anesthesia
  • Checks surgery schedule and assess anesthesia need in the operating room
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, their family members, surgical center staff, physicians and other health care workers. Able to read, write and speak English
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Anesthesia Technician F / T Days Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists with insertion of lines, intubation and pain blocks
  • Stocks anesthesia carts, assists in inventory control of supplies and pharmaceuticals
  • Assists the charge nurses by doing whatever is needed in the department to maintain efficiencies
  • Minimum one year of experience as an Anesthesia Tech required
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • 4 Moves special monitoring equipment to the necessary operating rooms as needed
  • 5 Maintains infusion pumps
  • 6 Learns to set up equipment for special cases (K-thermia, Bain Circuit, etc.)
  • 8 Checks holding area to restock cart. Assures that hangers are full with IV bags and lines
  • 9 Adheres to hospital policies and procedures, supports the mission of the hospital
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • AN02 - Certified Anesthesia Tech: Must have at least two years experience as an anesthesia tech
  • Experience working with patients in an acute care setting or operating room. (Preferred)
  • High school diploma or GED (Preferred)
  • AN02 - Certified Anesthesia Tech: Must have American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT) Certification
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Education:High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate required (if hired after January 1, 2003). Completion of a hospital based anesthesia tech training program or a 2 year associate degree program preferred
  • Licensure/Certification:BLS certification required prior to end of orientation
  • Experience:6 months to 1 year continuous experience in healthcare is preferred
  • Essential Technical/Motor Skills:Ability to manipulate various types of electronic and clinical equipment, adjust and troubleshoot monitoring equipment and computer equipment
  • Interpersonal Skills:Must be able to interact and communicate in English, both orally and written, with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and families in an effective manner. Must have ability to relate to diverse populations in an open, friendly and accepting manner
  • Essential Physical Requirements
  • Transfers patient to perform medical job duties. Requires vertically transferring patient weighing up to (100 lbs.) from (23”) to (36”), up to 3/shift
  • Transfers hardware and monitor from room to room. Requires vertically/horizontally transferring hardware and monitor weighing up to (25 lbs.) from (70”) to (70”), up to (6/shift), a distance of up to (150 feet) without mechanical assistance
  • Transfers patient in bed, EKG, pump, crash cart, stretchers, Anesthesia Machine and cart, and other medical equipment. Must horizontally transfer patient requiring a force up to (40 lbs.), up to (10/shift), a distance up to (500 ft.)
  • Must access medical supplies to perform job duties. Requires repetitive assumption of posture to access a point (12 inches) from the floor, up to (12/shift)
  • Stands to perform job duties when indicated. Requires tolerance of standing posture up to (1 hr.) continuously, for a total of up to (5hrs.) per (8 hrs.)
  • Requires (Near/Far/Depth) vision to read orders, materials, monitor (all in English), to transfer beds
  • Walks to access hospital and campus and perform job duties. Requires walking up to (1.5 mile), in (10 hrs.)
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prefer previous experience in hospital setting
  • Knowledge of growth and development as pertinent to job duties
  • Current recognition in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers within 30 days of employment
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the equipment in the department, how to operate and troubleshoot and mechanism for initiating repairs
  • Successful completion of site training program, required
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under pressure, required
  • Ability to be well organized
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Licensure/Certification: BLS certification required prior to end of orientation
  • Experience: 6 months to 1 year continuous experience in healthcare is preferred
  • Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Ability to manipulate various types of electronic and clinical equipment, adjust and troubleshoot monitoring equipment and computer equipment
  • Interpersonal Skills: Must be able to interact and communicate in English, both orally and written, with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and families in an effective manner. Must be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues
  • Transfers patient to perform medical job duties. Requires vertically transferring patient weighing up to (100 lbs.) from (23") to (36"), up to 3/shift
  • Transfers hardware and monitor from room to room. Requires vertically/horizontally transferring hardware and monitor weighing up to (25 lbs.) from (70") to (70"), up to (6/shift), a distance of up to (150 feet) without mechanical assistance
  • Is required to manipulate threaded parts to perform job duties to connect/disconnect anesthesia equipment
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Checks stock supplies and drugs for expiration dates
  • Cleans and maintains emergency carts (airway, epidural, trauma, peds, L&D & specialty). Performs other duties as assigned
  • Maintains drug par levels and supplies for assigned area
  • Prepares IV fluids for all cases
  • One year of experience is required to work PRN
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Uncertified Anesthesia Technician Outpatient Surgery Orlando Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school diploma or GED. (Preferred)
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure in a stressful environment (Preferred)
  • AN01 – Non-certified Anesthesia Tech: American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT) Certification (Preferred)
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school graduate with successful completion of hospital specific orientation program. Minimum of one year current Operating Room experience
  • Assists anesthesiologists as directed, performing duties according to the age/needs of the patient/patient population served
  • Prepares anesthesia machine and cart with required supplies prior to each case; assists in maintaining anesthesia and monitoring equipment/ancillary devices, warmers (fluid & patient), accuracy and/or the adjustment or exchange of monitors, ventilators and gas cylinders as indicated. Demonstrates an ability to recognize specialty needs and anticipate preparation and follow-up i.e. CJD, MH, Airborne-TB, Latex sensitivity and Laser cases
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist with endotracheal intubation and extubation procedures during routine and emergency procedures
  • Ensures clean to dirty sanitation/containment and standard infection control precautions and professional performance. This includes but not limited to: vigilant sterile technique and care with invasive lines, facilitate/assist anesthesiologist in following CDC guidelines for Central Line Placement-Deterring CRBSI Catheter-related blood stream infections, disinfection and high level disinfection of semi-critical items and care of flexible scopes and specialty instrumentation
  • Actively participates in Quality Assurance and associated documentation. Other duties may be carried as patient care dictates, such as but not limited to: patient hair removal, blood product & blood cooler transport, patient transport, anesthetized patient positioning within national safety goals and MHHS RED Rules and Surgical Safety Checklist
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff
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Lead Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • At the direction of an advanced practice nurse, assist during pre/intra and post operative procedures
  • Responsible for pre-operative / pre-procedure supply and equipment set up and room turn over
  • Responsible for auditing, stocking and maintenance of anesthesia supply stations, calibration of POC equipment, sterilization procedures and documentation
  • Supply ordering through Lawson Materials Management System
  • Patient Care Technician with two years PCT experience, or EMT with two years experience, or High School graduate with two years Anesthesia Tech experience, or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Anesthesia Technician School
  • Enhanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology and computer skills
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepares anesthesia machine and cart with required supplies prior to each case; assists in maintaining anesthesia and monitoring equipment/ancillary devices, warmers (fluid & patient), accuracy and/or the adjustment or exchange of monitors, ventilators and gas cylinders as indicated
  • Demonstrates an ability to recognize specialty needs and anticipate preparation and follow-up i.e. CJD, MH, Airborne-TB, Latex sensitivity and Laser cases. Demonstrates the ability to assist with endotracheal intubation and extubation procedures during routine and emergency procedures. Performs inventory; orders and restocks anesthesia medications, trays and supplies; restocks anesthesia carts according to established protocol; cleans and restocks anesthesia machines, cart, supply rooms, shelves, and refrigerators as required; transports anesthesia equipment/supplies to other departments as needed
  • Ensures clean to dirty sanitation/containment and standard infection control precautions and professional performance. This includes but not limited to: vigilant sterile technique and care with invasive lines, facilitate/assist anesthesiologist in following CDC guidelines for Central Line Placement-Deterring CRBSI Catheter-related blood stream infections, disinfection and high level disinfection of semi-critical items and care of flexible scopes and specialty instrumentation. Actively participates in Quality Assurance and associated documentation. Other duties may be carried as patient care dictates, such as but not limited to: patient hair removal, blood product & blood cooler transport, patient transport, anesthetized patient positioning within national safety goals and MHHS RED Rules and Surgical Safety Checklist
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • One (1) year of Anesthesia related experience
  • Graduate of Anesthesia Tech program
  • Certified Anesthesia Tech
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Anesthesia Technician Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Anesthesia Tech Certification within 6 months of hire
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) within the orientation period
  • 5 years of employment as an Anesthesia Technician
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Anesthesia Technician / Days Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile technique, instruments and supplies needed for anesthesia cases
  • Practices, endorses and provides customer skills to patients, visitors, physicians and staff
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of the patients right to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality
  • Communicates and participates in patient care activities in direct conjunction with the RN, CRNA and Anesthesiologist
  • Ensures non-narcotic medications are available for the CRNA, RN and Anesthesiologist in the operating room suite while minimizing the diversion of medications
  • Ensures intubation equipment is set up for each case and assists the MD or CRNA when necessary
  • Ensures anesthesia carts are stocked and clean
  • TransculturalSensitivity: Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices
  • Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety:Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures
  • Educator:Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education
  • Infection Control:Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures
  • Financial Accountability:Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency
  • Communication:Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration
  • Practices Professionalism:Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance
  • Ethics/Compliance:Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws
  • Environment of Care:Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans
  • Job Specific:Anesthesia Technician
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served
  • Responsible for care and maintenance of anesthesia supplies and equipment in surgery area
  • 1-12 months experience required
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Inspects and orders perfusion and anesthesia supplies according to departmental guidelines on a daily basis. All other duties as assigned
  • May clean exterior of perfusion equipment following each case with disinfectant solution, paying close attention to cords and cables. Clean and re-stock IABP consoles when disconnected from patients according to departmental guidelines
  • May clean, assemble, adjust and maintain all parts of the heart-lung machine, heater/cooler, gas machines and surfaces
  • OR experience preferred
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Relief Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Actively participates in quality control, quality assurance and preventative maintenance activities
  • Assists in the evaluation of new products by providing feedback regarding use
  • Assists with record keeping and patient charges
  • Contributes in a positive manner to unit and department; supports team culture
  • Correctly checks and sets up all equipment and supplies utilized by the Department of Anesthesia including anesthesia machines, monitors, invasive lines, non-controlled pharmaceuticals and other tasks as requested by Anesthesia
  • Performs housekeeping/stocking duties in order to maintain a clean, safe work environment
  • Prepares and operates auto transfusion equipment
  • Proactively uses the problem solving process to identify, prevent or resolve inter-or intra-departmental problems
  • Responsible for self-assessment of skill level and seeking resources to learn new skills, equipment, or procedures to maintain currency in position
  • Supports administrative decisions and assures implementation and compliance with all department, institutional and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Ability to provide appropriate care based on the needs of the individual taking into consideration age, culture, and developmental issues
  • Ability to respond with flexibility to unusual and emergent situations, remain calm in stressful and emergency situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Knowledge of operating room procedures, aseptic techniques and infection control policies
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required
  • 1 year of Hospital and/or acute care related experience
  • Direct knowledge/experience related to patient care, surgical and
  • Assess and prepare anesthesia supplies for each procedure
  • Maintain and restocking of equipment and supplies in each OR at end of surgery day
  • Assess and prepare equipment for each procedure
  • Cleans, maintains and replaces disposables after each case
  • Contributes to productivity and cooperative effort of OR team
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists anesthesia professional staff as requested. Performs invasive monitoring according to daily OR schedule; prepares, drapes, places BP cuff, EKG leads and Pulse oximeter for patient; assists in invasive monitoring line insertion, pulmonary artery catheter insertion, central venous access, fiberoptic intubation and/or difficult airway situations; sets up OP for cases including preparation of laryngoscope and intubation equipment, IV solution and administration sets, sets up warming devices; assists anesthesiologist with volume infusions as directed during intra-operative volume resuscitations. Responds to codes throughout the hospital
  • Performs preventative maintenance for all equipment according to established protocols. Reports equipment malfunctions to management and arranges for loaner equipment when necessary. Aids in capital equipment budget preparation
  • Prepares and assembles transducer lines and equipment necessary for arterial, central venous, and pulmonary artery pressure monitoring, as requested
  • Troubleshoots anesthesia delivery systems, scavenging system gas analyzer, EKG, pulse oximeter, cell saver and rapid infusion devices and maintains all related records
  • Participates in education of new staff members as well as ongoing educational programs for department
  • May, with Clinical Lab Tech Certification, maintain and operate ancillary laboratory including, but not limited to …
  • American Society of Anesthesia Technologists & Technicians Certification within two years of employment, required
  • Licensed by New York State Education Department (NYSED) as a Clinical Laboratory Technician, preferred
  • BLS Certification, required
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in anesthesia technology, cardiovascular monitoring cardiac catheterization or related physiological or cardiovascular specialties, preferred
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
  • Formal healthcare education
  • Previous anesthesia technician experience
  • Two (2) or more years experience in a healthcare facility
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Eh-anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Sets up and checks equipment; supplies and inventory including anesthesia machines; monitors; invasive lines; non-controlled pharmaceuticals
  • Maintains; coordinates preventative maintenance and repairs and serves as a resource for anesthesia machines and speciality equipment including waste gas monitoring
  • Working closely with OR materials manager to maintain anesthesia supply inventory; establish par levels; monitor outdates. performing cycle counts to minimize waste and assure integrity and availability of supplies in areas where anesthesia care is provided
  • Assists anesthesia providers by gathering and setting up equipment and supplies for clinical procedures such as invasive line insertion; regional blocks; awake intubations; and patient transfers directly from the OR to a critical care area
  • Works collaboratively with pharmacy to assure supplies of non-controlled medications are readily available. Monitors and restocks non-controlled pharmaceutical supplies in anesthesia Automated Medication Dispensing Cabinets
  • Maintains difficult airway supplies and anesthesia supply carts in all locations to assure standardization and availability of necessary supplies and equipment
  • Removes and replaces oxygen and other gas cylinders as necessary
  • Maintains a safe environment by monitoring sharps and biohazard containers and emptying and restocking as needed
  • Provides and/or helps coordinate education in collaboration with OR charge nurse and/or anesthesia providers on new devices; maintenance of equipment and current practice topics through professional organization
  • Performs duties of Surgical and Anesthesia Support Aide; job code number 599232
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintains a sufficient inventory of all equipment and supplies, ensuring stock is rotated to prevent expired supplies and to insure all equipment is functional
  • Assists Anesthesiologist with the placement of the A-line / Central-line and maintaining sterility of the room
  • Processes laryngoscopes, bronchoscopes, and glide scopes in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations
  • Floats to other departments as required, e.g., L&D, Cath Lab, MRI, etc., in performing the duties described herein
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Delivers and obtains items from other areas of the hospital
  • Assists in monitoring adequate availability and stocking of supplies and equipment according to the established PAR level
  • Performs clerical functions as required and collect data for Unit Specific Process Improvement as needed
  • Performs point of care testing in accordance with hospital policy
  • Demonstrates proper handling of bulk and cylinder gases
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned
  • High School graduate, GED or equivalent
  • Must complete unit orientation competencies within 90 days of hire
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Cleans, sterilizes and sets up all types of anesthesia equipment
  • Assists anesthesia provider with monitoring, transport, positioning, insertion of intravenous and other invasive lines, and airway management
  • Provides daily maintenance of all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctions
  • Maintains a sufficient inventory of all equipment and supplies
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to communicate in English, both oral and written
  • Ability to maintain good health and consistent attendance
  • Able to handle confidential information
  • Successfully completes initial competency verification for clinical area
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school graduate with successful completion of hospital specific orientation program
  • Minimum of one year current Operating Room experience
  • Demonstrates an ability to recognize specialty needs and anticipate preparation and follow-up i.e. CJD, MH, Airborne-TB, Latex sensitivity and Laser cases
  • Actively participates in Quality Assurance and associated documentation
  • Other duties may be carried as patient care dictates, such as but not limited to: patient hair removal, blood product & blood cooler transport, patient transport, anesthetized patient positioning within national safety goals and MHHS RED Rules and Surgical Safety Checklist
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • ASATT certification
  • Previous OR experience
  • Previous experience as an Anesthesia Technician
  • Mechanical training or experience with equipment, including knowledge of the operation of sterilizers and sterility techniques
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assures replacement or repair of malfunctioning equipment
  • Attends and participates in equipment and supply inservices, evaluations, and staff meetings
  • Identifies and shares recommendations for containing costs in assigned area
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with staff, managers, physicians, patients and their families
  • Maintains and services equipment by cleaning, and if requested, by sterilizing, assembling, and testing, troubleshooting, requisitioning and receiving of inspections and maintenance
  • May assist the anesthesia provider with intra-operative fluid management including volume resuscitation
  • Participates in the monitoring and documenting of quality improvement issues
  • Participates on unit, department or hospital committees as requested
  • Practices aseptic techniques according to established standards of care and infection control policies
  • Prepares and maintains patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia
  • Properly disposes of non-controlled pharmaceuticals
  • Works with clinical educator to orient new staff members and students to the role of anesthesia technician as requested
  • Ability to be flexible in assignments
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties during time of stress
  • Knowledge of location, operation, calibration, and maintenance of anesthesia equipment and supplies
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Completion of a certified nursing assistant program, currently enrolled as a student pursing a nursing degree, or 2 years' experience in direct patient care required
  • Ability to demonstrate a professional and positive attitude with patients and other health team members required
  • Ability to maintain a clean, safe, economical patient environment required
  • Ability to demonstrate age specific competencies required
  • Utilize highly effective, appropriate, and timely communication skills required
  • Knowledge of operating room equipment (e.g., ECG and physiologic monitors, bi-spectral index monitors) required
  • Knowledge of computers required
  • Experience with patient care equipment/supplies, telecommunication systems, pneumatic tube systems and policy manuals for decontamination and cleaning of medical devices required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • Experience with EPIC electronic medical record required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA) upon completion of unit orientation required
  • Prior hospital experience with perioperative care preferred
  • Healthcare related degree preferred
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge and competencies in operation and troubleshooting of the following equipment (airway, blood bank, invasive blood pressure, all physiologic monitors, bispectral index) preferred
  • American Society of Anesthesia Technologist and Technicians (ASATT) credentials preferred
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Valid California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
  • Experience in performing physical examinations
  • Experience in anticipating surgeons and patient needs during surgery and providing requested instrumentation and equipment
  • Experience with surgical asepsis and how it relates to direct contamination of patients, instruments and sterile supplies
  • Experience in surgical preparation and positioning of patients
  • Experience performing venapuncture and placing vascular catheters
  • Experience with animal restraint
  • Experience inducing, maintaining and recovering critically ill animals from anesthesia independent of supervision
  • Skill perform routine repair and maintain on anesthesia related equipment
  • Experience as scrub technician with instrument handling, providing exposure of organs or structures, tissue handling and homeostasis during surgery
  • Skill to instruct veterinary students
  • Record keeping skills
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Anesthesia technician training and background
  • Experience in an acute care facility as an anesthesia technician and experience in medication administration
  • ASATT Certification within 12 months of hire
  • Graduate of Anesthesia Technologist Program
  • WA State HCA preferred at time of hire but required within 1 month from date of hire
  • Pharmacy A license
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support & Educational Activities: Attends & constructively participates in scheduled department in- service programs & staff meetings. Demonstrates awareness of new information posted in the department communication notebook. Participates in continuing education. Promotes age specific & culturally sensitive care across the surgical continuum providing customer satisfaction. Supports & participates in the orientation experience of new employees & students
  • Advanced knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Good body mechanics and safe lifting techniques
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Anesthesia Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists Anesthesia provider with maintenance, acquisition of and application of airway equipment consistent with competency evaluation
  • Assists Anesthesia provider with acquisition and application of invasive line placement consistent with competency evaluation
  • Assists Anesthesia provider with performing basic laboratory point of care testing for arterial blood gas analysis, blood coagulation test, serum glucose test, serum electrolytes test consistent with competency evaluation
  • Performs Anesthesia maintenance consistent with competency evaluation
  • Sets up Cell Saver for collection consistent with competency
  • Assists Manager of Anesthesia Support with logistics to include inventory ordering and stocking of Anesthesia equipment and supplies
  • Assists Anesthesia provider with transport of surgical patients as needed
  • Performs Biological Testing and sterilization with Steris System One
  • Licensure / Certifications: American Heart Association HS (Heart Saver) required
  • Experience: One (1) year experience related to clinical monitoring preferred
  • Must pass certification exam (ASATT) within 12 months after first two years of experience as Anesthesia Tech I. Failure to pass exam within twelve months will result in termination