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Anesthesia Technician

Fairfield, CT 06824

Job Type: Other Allied Healthcare Opportunities Job Number: KAM0177

Full-time Anesthesia Technician needed at a top hospital serving the Fairfield County region!
(Reference Code: KAM)

Join the world’s largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health and ranked the #1 hospital for orthopedics according to U.S News & World Report.

We are seeking a talented and experienced Anesthesia Technician to join our Perioperative Services team. The primary duties of the Anesthesia Tech is to assist the anesthesia provider in the formulation, implementation of an anesthesia care plan, set up anesthesia machines such as cardiac monitors, breathing apparatus or suction equipment in the operating room to assist during and prior to surgery, maintain orders and stocks all anesthesia supplies and equipment for the Anesthesia Department.

Required Skills:

  • Maintain stock of non-controlled drugs, supplies and equipment necessary for anesthetizing patients.
  • Assists anesthesiologist with special needs for particular cases and trouble shoots equipment problems and patient preparation and induction of anesthesia.
  • Conducts routine and periodic maintenance of equipment and reports defective equipment to Biomed and Chief of Anesthesia.
  • Checks surgery schedule and assess anesthesia need in the operating room.
  • Calibrates, maintains and operates a wide range of specialized technical equipment.
  • Uses aseptic technique, prepares IV lines, arterial lines, central venous pressure lines and opens trays under the direction of the attending anesthesiologist.
  • Has basic knowledge in the care of various anesthesia equipment and supplies used in the OR.

Required Experience:

  • 1 year experience in a clinical or hospital setting working as a Anesthesia Tech required.
  • Medical terminology and computer skills required.
  • Anesthesia Technician Certification (ASATT), or able to obtain Certification within one year is highly preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, their family members, surgical center staff, physicians and other health care workers. Able to read, write and speak English.

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits.
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Katherine Marano
Healthcare Recruiter

Katherine recruits and places healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions across the country. She works closely with laboratory professionals, and would love to address your hiring needs and help fulfill your career goals!

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