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Anesthesia Equip Tech

Fairfax Medical Campus 602653 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US
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Job Description

Follows quality control standards established by the department and hospital. Communicates issues/concerns to supervisory staff appropriately. Principle Job Responsibilities - Conducts inventory and processes orders for department equipment and supplies. Cleans, tests and sets up equipment/supplies. Provides education, training, and orientation to staff for equipment used during patient care. Works effectively and appropriately communicates with other healthcare members.

Job Responsibilities
 
  • Accurately records quality control monitors on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Conducts quality control procedures after repair or service to equipment.
  • Understands the importance for Quality Improvement monitors and can list the primary quality improvement indicators for the equipment areas.
  • Maintains schedule and regularly changes Defend.
  • Keeps flow modules marked for odd/ even rotation.
  • Maintain schedule and regularly changes flow sensors.
  • Recognizes and is knowledgeable of hospital and Joint Commission policies, national safety goals and recommendations.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and assembles equipment in accordance with department, vendor, biomed, and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates and understands Infection Control Standards and knowledge of general cleaning principles according to hospital policy.
  • Principle Job Responsibilities - Conducts inventory and processes orders for department equipment and supplies. Cleans, tests and sets up equipment/supplies.
  • Maintains inventory of all equipment used in Anesthesia department to include vendor, serial number, and Biomed number.
  • Performs equipment/supply stocking and appropriately places orders for replacement supplies. Knows where all stock/supply items are stored and maintains adequate par levels.
  • Consistently and accurately performs testing and calibration on equipment according to department and vendor standards.
  • Completes work orders for engineering, Biomed and if appropriate for repairs and maintenance of equipment.
  • Checks regularly on status of repairs.
  • Maintains schedule for preventive maintenance of equipment.
  • Knowledge and applies utilization of biotechnology to include: anesthesia machine checks, alarm diagnosis, and troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to troubleshoot anesthesia machine, monitors, and adjunct equipment problems.
  • Utilizes biotechnology and monitoring knowledge for application to all age groups.
  • Knowledgeable and maintains environment of care inspections and documentation. Provides education, training, and orientation to staff for equipment used during patient care.
  • Successfully completes all department, hospital, and system competencies required of job category within designated time frame.
  • Maintains certifications as required in job specification.
  • Provides education, training, and orientation to staff members as necessary and appropriate.
  • Works effectively and appropriately communicates with other healthcare members.
  • Consistently communicates with healthcare members and does so in a manner consistent with the Inova standards.
  • Actively seeks ways to assist other members of the healthcare team. Is generally recognized by peers and supervisory staff as collaborative and helpful.
  • Consistently manages and organizes work time effectively. Meets regularly with leadership team to advise on maintenance and repair status of anesthesia equipment.
  • Works shifts necessary to carry out checks, repairs, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Ensures accuracy and retains maintenance records of essential anesthetic equipment and has immediate access to records.
  • Shares records with leadership upon request.



Additional Requirements

Completion of anesthesia technician orientation program.

Completion of GE vendor training course to be completed within six months of hire.

High School or GED

2 plus year experience in anesthesiology.

BLS from AHA

Hours are either 730AM to 530PM or 8AM to 4PM