Position Summary:

Assist anesthesiologists by setting up and ordering necessary supplies and equipment for surgeries. Completes preventative maintenance on all machines and equipment used in the anesthesia department.

Job type: Full Time

Salary: $20.24 - $31.37 Hourly

Location: 1800 West Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Education/Experience:

Graduation from high school and two (2) years of clinical acute care experience as an anesthesia technician.

Licensing/Certification:

Certified Anesthesia Technician is required or must obtain certification within six (6) months of employment. Failure to obtain and/or maintain certification will result in termination of employment. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of:

Equipment and supplies needed on anesthesia carts for all age groups; medical terminology; aseptic technique; pharmaceuticals used in anesthetic procedures; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.

Skill in:

Anesthesia machine checks; calibrating oxygen flow; performing Leak tests; adjusting datex monitors; sterilizing various equipment used in anesthesia procedures; using computer and variety of software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical requirements and working conditions:

Mobility to work in typical clinical setting, stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to commnicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

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The American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians is a professional entity with an overall focus on further establishing the health profession in anesthesia technology.

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