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Anesthesia Technician 3

Loudoun Hospital 620551 Full Time 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg, VA, 20176, US

Job Description

Come be part of our dedicated team of patient focused professionals in our Loudon Hospital in Leesburg, VA as an Anesthesia Technician 3. We are looking for a full time candidate able to work 5 8 hour shifts Monday – Friday either 8a – 4:30p or 2p – 10:30p

As an Anesthesia Technician 3, you will provide direct patient care and support to the Anesthesiologist and Nurse Anesthetist for routine/complex cases and procedures to ensure quality of patient care. to help achieve our mission, you will provide support by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of patient equipment and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides support to the anesthesia provider and the Anesthesia Technician levels 1 and 2 when needed.
  • Assists with and anticipates needs of Anesthesiologist in invasive monitor insertion and procedures such as pulmonary artery catheter, central venus access, fiberoptic intubation and difficult airway situations per hospital policy.
  • Operates cardiac output system under the direction of the anesthesia provider per hospital guidelines. Monitors EKG for dysrhythmias under the anesthesia provider supervision per hospital policy.
  • Troubleshoots the medication label printer and follows Standard Work 22. Performs daily maintenance, inventory and cleaning of Anesthesia Workrooms A/B/C, Women's, C-Section, Stat Lab, CVOR cabinets and the supply shelves in GE and EP/Cath.
  • Operates blood gas analyzer and recognizes abnormal values per hospital policy. Processes blood samples using iStat. Assists the anesthesia providers in MSET resuscitation and during trauma and Mass Transfusion cases.
  • Inserts IV's and performs phlebotomy for specimens. Assists with and obtains patient monitors for transport.
  • Transports medications from pharmacy or authorized location (e.g. pneumatic tube system) to licensed healthcare professional.

Additional Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in an operating room as an Anesthesia Technician
  • Must possess BLS/CPR certification from the American Heart Association upon start.