19 days old
2018-07-312018-09-14

ANESTHESIA TECH

Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL
City
Jacksonville
State
Florida
Telecommute
No
Department
Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
Position description
The anesthesia technician assists physicians and other medical/surgical support staff in conducting activities necessary for patient assessment/treatment/anesthesia intervention, physiological monitoring and direct patient care. The anesthesia tech is responsible for the preparation, set up, calibration, troubleshooting of the invasive monitoring lines and assisting in and ensuring the sterile placement of invasive physiological monitoring and treatment catheter (i.e arterial, pulmonary catheters, venous infusion ports, central venous pressures). Assists in the transfer and monitoring of patients to and from the Critical Care Units, and within periop services. Assists with airway cases as well as emergency situations. Performs patient identification procedures to ensure proper delivery of blood products and medications and operates surgical and anesthesia equipment under the direction of a licensed provider. Responsible for obtaining/providing/maintaining safe, accurate, and clean equipment/supplies used for patient treatment, monitoring and testing. Evaluates new products/equipment and makes recommendations. Reports faulty equipment to appropriate bio-engineering maintenance department. Orders and stocks supplies.The anesthesia tech must be able to adapt to unpredictable situations. Must be able to multi-task. Requires basic computer skills required. Must have excellent communication skills.
Qualifications
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required. Anesthesia Technologist Certification preferred. Vocational school or college course preferred. EMT and or Paramedic Experience (preferred). EXPERIENCE: Basic principles of invasive monitoring lines and needed monitors in-depth knowledge of hemodynamic monitoring proper body mechanics. Knowledge of medical terminology and general hospital/clinic procedures.
Additional qualifications
COMPETENCY: Displays knowledge of aseptic technique. Demonstrates proficiency in preparation of invasive lines. Demonstrates knowledge of preparation of anesthesia machines. Properly stocks the Anesthesia/Pharmacy carts with drugs and supplies. Demonstrates knowledge of safety principles related to patient transport. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Requires strong human relation and communication skills to interact with patients, physicians and other surgical personnel. Must be able to operate, troubleshoot and maintain the following equipment: ECG and pressure monitors, pulse oximeters, C02 monitors and automated blood pressure monitors. ADDL CONSIDERATIONS: Communicates effectively with anesthesia/OR staff. Organizes well with attention to detail. Works as a team member. Walks, stands most of the working day and exposure to biohazardous waste and x-ray.
License or certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Varied shifts - main schedule 11am - 7pm - but may be needed to work different shifts according to staffing to meet the needs of the department.
Weekend schedule
Holiday - Weekend - Call requirements only
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Category
Nursing
Career profile
Surgical Services
Job posting number
102188BR
Recruiter
Laura Rasmussen
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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