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Anesthesia Technician (3592)

Anesthesia | Dallas, TX | Contract

Job Description
Anesthesia Technician
Work Location: Dallas, TX

Job Summary/Description
InGenesis seeks an Anesthesia Technician to provide support in anesthesia for routine and complex surgical cases. In this role, the Anesthesia Technician will provide this service by preparing and maintaining patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia. If you meet the qualifications, please apply and a Recruiter will reach out to you.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Perform daily care and maintenance of anesthesia machine by inspecting machine for proper working order, cleanliness, appropriate pipeline supply of gases and cylinder gas pressures, proper valve and circuit controls, leaks, and proper calibrations. Removes improperly working anesthesia machines from service and immediately notifies the Clinical Manager.
• Assist the Anesthesiologist with patient transport, technical and support services, and patient care during the induction process.
• Assist the Anesthesiologist with set-up and placement of invasive monitoring lines and dressing application relative to age specific concerns for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.
• Assists in performing blood gas assessment analysis, labs as appropriate, and distribute results to the OR in an efficient and timely manner.
• Perform proper end-of-procedure anesthesia decontamination procedures. Discards all disposable patient care items in the appropriate color-coded bag and decontaminates reusable anesthesia equipment using an appropriate hospital grade disinfectant. Cleans the anesthesia machine and prepares the OR for the following procedure by replacing all disposable items.
• Exhibit a positive attitude in support of the hospital and management including decisions made by the administration and/or management. Refrains from making negative comments about SPUH/ZLUH, medical staff, managers, and/or coworkers.
• Maintain an adequate inventory of anesthesia supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner.
• Communicate unresolved issues (relative to staffing, the environment, and performance) to the Clinical Manager in an objective and timely manner.
• Serve as a professional and technical subject matter expert, resource person, and/or preceptor to new staff and complete written clinical performance evaluation form in a timely manner.
• Monitor, order, and stock oxygen tanks and essential anesthesia supplies.
• Organize and prioritize anesthesia tasks based on identified need and perform anesthesia duties in a manner that is cost effective without compromising quality patient care. Participate in unit performance improvement activities.
• Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.

Minimum Qualifications
• High School or equivalent education required. Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English. Graduate of a formal program or documented on-the-job training.
• One – two years or greater experience as an Anesthesia Tech. Able to serve as a professional and technical subject matter expert.
• BCLS certified
• Anesthesia Technician Certification (ASATT) preferred.
• Ability to operate basic/standard anesthesia equipment.
• Pushing and pulling heavy objects such as patient beds/stretchers and anesthesia machines.
• Must be able to help lift patients and heavy boxes.
• Demonstrate willingness to respond to all reasonable requests from supervisor in an appropriate and timely manner.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.