Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

Portsmouth Regional is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. Recently, we were named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Joint Replacements through a National Study by Health grades. Most recently, we received the Leapfrog ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade.

 

Not only do our patients come first, but our employees do too! We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Portsmouth Regional Hospital we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • Paid Personal Leave
    • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

 

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Anesthesia Technician to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

 

 
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Demonstrates ability to properly set-up, handle and maintain anesthesia related equipment, to include cleaning of the TEE, intubating bronchoscope and any other highly specialized anesthesia equipment.  Under the direct supervision of the cardiac anesthesia physician assists in the technical performance of the “bubble test”.
  2. Demonstrates knowledge of proper handling of Glutaraldehyde including use of protective attire, daily potency checks and spill procedures.
  3. Demonstrates ability to operate steris machines and flash autoclaves. 

  4. Understands and demonstrates the ability to differentiate the various methods of sterilization and disinfection and apply these techniques to the care and handling of anesthesia equipment.
  5. Demonstrates the ability to understand the different types of anesthesia equipment/supplies and the rationale for their use.  To include the cardiac anesthesia supplies/equipment as well as the general OR anesthesia supplies/equipment, i.e. epidural cart, IV cart, anesthesia carts (including medication restock), anesthesia workroom and C-section room. 
  6. Orders supplies and restocks work area as assigned, assuring the availability of needed supplies.
  7. Assists anesthesia personnel during scheduled and emergent surgical procedures in an efficient, organized manner.
  8. Demonstrates the ability to set-up anesthesia supplies/equipment for the various surgical procedures performed at PRH in an organized efficient manner.  To include set up and priming of  transducer lines with pre mixed heparinized IV saline solution.  Utilizes detailed anesthesia preference cards to assist with set up of IV lines pertinent to surgical procedures (not to include drawing up, mixing and or administration of medications). Displaying the ability to utilize organization, prioritization and economy of time and equipment/supplies.
  9. Demonstrates Proficiency in performing the daily QC and operation of  the  Osmetech Blood Gas Machine.
  10. Demonstrates proficiency in performing daily QC and operation of the Hemachron Junior ACT machine.
  11. Demonstrates self-direction above and beyond daily assignments and actively offers assistance to colleagues both within main OR’s, cardiac OR’s and various other patient care units.

  12. Attains and maintains competency to function as a cell saver operator.
  13. Achieves the competency requirements for the surgical support scrub role to include the educational preparation and completion of the competencies; aseptic technique, surgical hand scrub, sterile gowning and gloving

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of experience is required

  • Active BLS is required


 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Portsmouth, New Hampshire

HCA Serving Those Who Have Served Us So Faithfully.

Guided by the principle that quality care begins with the warmth, compassion, and positive attitude of our employees, HCA has consistently proven to be the nation’s leading healthcare provider with the widest range of employment opportunities.

Since our founding over 40 years ago, HCA has grown in size and services with over 280 affiliate facilities in 20 states and England. Our family of nearly 190,000 strong is dedicated to developing innovative strategies and practices to better the human condition.

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Expert care, ethical conduct, innovative technologies, and best practices are the core of our resources. Through these, we strive to deliver high-quality, cost-effective, community-centric health care for approximately 18 million patients annually.

HCA has over 7000 open requisitions in hospitals, diagnostic, outpatient and business operations across 20 states in the U.S.

Our employment opportunities fill job classes in both patient care and business support services. While a majority of positions account for clinical backgrounds, HCA has many opportunities in supply chain and logistics, IT, engineering and technical, administrative and managerial, sales, finance and accounting, environmental, plant ops, HR and many more.

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