Anesthesiology Technician

County of Riverside
$49,838 - $67,332 Per year CA 26520 Cactus Ave, Moreno Valley, CA 92555, United States Apply before 6/27/2024 11:59
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Overview

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Riverside University Health System-Medical Center is seeking a Anesthesiology Technician to join the Anesthesia Department.
The incumbent in the position will maintain an adequate inventory of supplies for operating room; clean equipment; prepare solutions and medications for anesthesia carts; assist anesthesiologists, residents, and other professional personnel in preparing patients for surgery; and to do other duties as required.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience as an anesthesia technician in a hospital setting and must possess a valid Basic Life Support Certification.
Work Schedule: 
Night Shift - 6/12-1/8 schedule (three, twelve-hour shifts per work week and one alternating eight hour shift every other week)
Hours: 7:00 pm to 7:30 am





Meet the team!: 
 

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES


• Maintain a complete stock of medications in each operating room; keep anesthesia carts clean and ready for use.

• Set up EKG monitor, telethermometer mean arterial blood pressure monitor and pulse monitor.

• Inspect anesthesia machine before and after surgical procedures; ensure electrical connections are secure, replace worn breathing equipment, including masks and tubes, and inspect and replace gas cylinders as needed.

• Assist in the preparation of nerve block trays and other special purpose prepackaged sets used during anesthesia; obtain blood from blood bank for surgical cases.

• Assist the Anesthesiologist in reception of patients newly arrived in operating room; help move patients onto operating table; provide technical assistance to doctors, nurses and students as requested during induction of general anesthesia and nerve block procedures.

• Set up intravenous solutions and give sets when requested by the Anesthesiologist; set up blood filter and warming apparatus under supervision of the Anesthesiologist.

• Orient new nurses, physicians and residents to anesthesia setup and procedures.

• Assist the Anesthesiologist in obtaining information for billing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

OPTION I:
Experience: One year in an acute care or hospital setting performing basic clinical duties, patient care, decontamination of medical equipment, or stocking and maintaining hospital supplies. (Completion of a recognized nursing assistant training program may substitute for six months of the required experience.)

OPTION II:
Experience: Completion of undergraduate level courses from an accredited college or university which included 9 semester or 12 quarter units of course work in microbiology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, or a closely related field to the assignment. 
Knowledge of: Common medical terminology; types and names of drugs and medications; hospital procedures and equipment.

Ability to: Understand and follow oral and written instructions; safely handle drugs and equipment; establish and maintain effective relationships with physicians, nurses and patients; learn operating room techniques and procedures.

Other Requirements:
Possession of a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification issued by the American Heart Association.

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License may be required.  

GENERAL APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please read and follow any special application instructions on this posting. Click the 'Apply' link located on this page to submit your application. For instructions on the application process, examinations, Veteran's preference, pre-employment accommodation or other employment questions, please refer to our web site, . A pre-employment physical examination and background check may be required.

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