Anesthesia Technician - Days w/ Weekend Rotation

Location
Austin, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 12, 2017
Closes
Dec 22, 2017
Ref
25960-56785
Specialty
CRNA
Contract Type
Permanent

Heart Hospital of Austin is part of St. Davids HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. Heart Hospital of Austin —home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world—is a 58- bed hospital with a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department, an advanced Executive Wellness Program, five operating rooms (ORs), including two hybrid ORs, three catheterization labs and two electrophysiology labs. It is one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Healthgrades awarded Heart Hospital of Austin, in conjunction with its parent campus, St. Davids Medical Center, the 2016 Americas 100 Best Hospitals Award™, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™—a unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve. Heart Hospital of Austin has been named one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics for nine years and to Truven's list of 100 Top Hospitals for four years, in conjunction with St. Davids Medical Center.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Anesthesia Technician will assist anesthesia team members by performing a variety of duties under the direction/supervision of a CRNA /MDA.  Is responsible for the acquisition and preparation of anesthesia equipment and supplies, the performance and collection of routine quality control functions, specific clerical duties related to anesthesia care, basic patient care such as transporting, first line equipment maintenance and servicing, and inventory control. He/She must maintain patient confidentiality at all times.  He/She will assume, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.

Work Schedule

Flexible schedules to possibly include weekends, nights, and holidays to cover the surgery schedule as hospital needs demand, however, primarily Monday through Friday daytime hours.

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