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Providence Anesthesia Technician *FT Evenings* in Tarzana, California

Description:

Providence is calling an Anesthesia Technician (Full time/Evening shift) to Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

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We are seeking a Anesthesia Technician who will be assisting the anesthesiologist and the OOR staff members in maintaining supplies and equipment. Specific areas of responsibility; include gathering and maintaining anesthesia related supplies, assisting with insertion of lines, maintaining a sterile field and assisting the OR RN with room set up. In addition, areas of responsibility include: patient transportation, patient transfer within the operating rooms, and assisting with clerical functions.

In this position you will:

  • SERVICE:

  • Promote patient, physician and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect.

  • Support and participate in activities that foster customer service.

  • Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate.

  • PEOPLE:

  • Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education.

  • Attend and successfully complete general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements.

  • Participate actively in department staff meetings.

  • Demonstrate mastery of verbal and written communications.

  • Communicate effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner. Applicable for the Adult population.

  • Maintain and demonstrate knowledge of sterile techniques.

  • Work with the RN to prepare and maintain environment that is clean, safe, and adequately stocked with sterile and non-sterile supplies, assists in charging for supplies and equipment.

  • Demonstrate competency to assist anesthesiologist with specialized procedures including induction, extubation, and regional blocks.

  • Assist in assuring that equipment is in good repair and initiates appropriate steps when problems are identified.

  • Ac as a liaison for the department of Anesthesia to address equipment concerns, evaluate supply requests. Interfaces with other disciplines, such as anesthesia repair contractors, OR and OB staff.

  • Cares for anesthesia machines, which includes troubleshooting problems and routine maintenance and changing of barrel lime.

  • Care for anesthesia carts, which includes organization, stock contents and recommending improvements. Meets with anesthesia to assess par levels.

  • Assist in the ordering of new instruments/equipment and notifies managers of supplies that need to be ordered.

  • Clean and sterile anesthesia equipment when necessary.

  • Maintain inventory records and submits requisitions to ensure adequate general and anesthesia supplies.

  • Communicate with materials managment outgoing stock to help maintain inventory levels and repair costs.

  • Demonstrate competency to gather specialized monitoring lines and equipment prior to surgery, including arterial lines, central venous lines, Swan Ganz lines, hypothermia machines and cell saver. Assists with untangling of lines as appropriate.

  • Assist with blood gases, blood draws including transportation.

  • Demonstrate willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary.

  • Is competent to access facility information systems to retrieve and utilize pertinent information for the provision of patient care or in the performance of other job duties.

  • Transport patients from OPSC or nursing units to surgery according to scheduled times or as directed by Registered Nurse.

  • Assist in the moving of the patient between the gurney and operating table.

  • Assist with patient positioning as directed by the Registered Nurse or physician.

  • Assist with room turnover between procedures.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire

  • Current BLS

  • 2 years Must have experience equivalent to an Operating Room Tech or Anesthesia Tech

  • 2 years Working in an OR, including working with/exposure to OR equipment

  • Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems

  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills

  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills

  • Data entry and Computer skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Anesthesia Techs

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 349893