Cedars-Sinai Anesthesia Tech. II - Anesthesiology in Los Angeles, California

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The Department of Anesthesia has a current position available for an Anesthesia Technologist

The Anesthesia Technologist II is an integral member of the anesthesia patient care team and will operate under the general direction of the Team Leader. The role is to assist the licensed anesthesia provider in the acquisition, preparation and application of equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia. Demonstrates a commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of healthcare colleagues and patients, adapts well and flexible to changing situations, and demonstrates effective communication and teamwork skills. Provides support in anesthesia for routine and complex surgical cases by preparing and maintaining patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia. Responsibilities include but not limited to assisting the licensed anesthesia provider in various settings, performing duties under the direct supervision of the licensed anesthesia provider, providing support for routine surgical cases through preparation and maintenance of patient equipment and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia, and cleaning, sterilizing, disinfecting, stocking, ordering and maintaining the routine anesthesia equipment and supplies. Demonstrates the knowledge cardiopulmonary/vascular anatomy, physiology, infection control, pharmacology, and medical electronics. Identifies safety concerns in the age related population, identify normal growth and developmental milestones in neonates, infants, child, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients, and able to institute protective measures to provide a safe environment. Educational Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent required

Associate Degree preferred

License/Certification Requirements:

American Society of Anesthesia Technician and Technologist Certification required.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)

Experience:

  • Two (2) years - Experience in a healthcare environment

  • Knowledge of Regulatory Requirements -Working knowledge of The Joint Commission and other state and local regulatory requirements.

  • Communication - Strong interpersonal and communication skills. And has full command (verbal and written) of the English language.

  • Health Care Technology - Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of health care technology within specialty area.

  • Customer Service Skills -Demonstrates commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.

  • Ability to work independently and multitask - Demonstrated success working independently, forging relationships, and managing multiple tasks with minimal directions.

  • Analytical Skills - Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information for decision support.

  • Computer Skills - Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft Office software: MS Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint Word, etc.

  • Resiliency & Adaptability - Must be able to manage competing priorities, while being extremely adaptable and flexible and maintaining a positive work environment.

Physical Demands:

A thorough completion of this section is needed for compliance with legal standards such as the Americans with Disabilities Act. The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Standing

Walking

Sitting

Lifting

Carrying

Pushing

Pulling

Climbing

Balancing

Stooping

Kneeling

Crouching

Crawling

Reaching

Handling

Grasping

Feeling

Talking

Hearing

Repetitive Motions

Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.