Oakland, California

Position Overview:

The Anesthesia & Equipment Technician provides support services to assist the Anesthesia Care Providers and nursing staff in perioperative patient care activities related to patient monitoring, delivery of anesthesia, and the  use and care of all equipment  used in the Operating  Rooms. S/he maintains collaborative relationships with anesthesiologists , Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, OR staff, PACU staff , SOC staff, vendor  representatives , materials  management  staff,  Engineering  staff, and  other  hospital departments. The staff member in this position must be able to plan and assist in care delivered to patients of all ages.



Qualifications:

Education

HS Diploma required or equivalent education/experience.

Licensures and Certifications

Basic Life Support Certification - BLS required

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS preferred

Certified Anesthesia Technician - CAT preferred

Experience

Minimum 2 years experience as Anesthesia Technician in an acute care hospital setting required.

IABP experience preferred.

Autotransfusion experience preferred.

Skills and Knowledge

Ability to communicate and effectively, oral and written, in the English language.

Working knowledge of principles of aseptic technique.

Ability to work efficiently, accurately , cooperatively , and react rapidly to changing situations.
Able to manage multiple activities and prioritize appropriately.



Organization: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Yes
Job Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

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Oakland, California

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