Anesthesia Tech, PRN- Days (M and F only)

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 13, 2018
Closes
Mar 13, 2018
Specialty
CRNA
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
PRN Anesthesia TechGreater Heights Hospital

Job Description
Position is responsible for assisting the anesthesiologist in the operating room.Campus:

Greater Heights

Status:

PRN/Days- Monday and Friday ONLY



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate with successful completion of hospital specific orientation program. Minimum of 1 year current Operating Room experience.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Assists anesthesiologists as directed, performing duties according to the age/needs of the patient/patient population served.
  • Prepares anesthesia machine and cart with required supplies prior to each case; assists in maintaining anesthesia and monitoring equipment/ancillary devices, warmers (fluid & patient), accuracy and/or the adjustment or exchange of monitors, ventilators and gas cylinders as indicated. Demonstrates an ability to recognize specialty needs and anticipate preparation and follow-up i.e. CJD, MH, Airborne-TB, Latex sensitivity and Laser cases.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist with endotracheal intubation and extubation procedures during routine and emergency procedures.
  • Performs inventory; orders and restocks anesthesia medications, trays and supplies; restocks anesthesia carts according to established protocol; cleans and restocks anesthesia machines, cart, supply rooms, shelves, and refrigerators as required; transports anesthesia equipment/supplies to other departments as needed.
  • Ensures clean to dirty sanitation/containment and standard infection control precautions and professional performance. This includes but not limited to: vigilant sterile technique and care with invasive lines, facilitate/assist anesthesiologist in following CDC guidelines for Central Line Placement-Deterring CRBSI Catheter-related blood stream infections, disinfection and high level disinfection of semi-critical items and care of flexible scopes and specialty instrumentation.
  • Actively participates in Quality Assurance and associated documentation. Other duties may be carried as patient care dictates, such as but not limited to: patient hair removal, blood product & blood cooler transport, patient transport, anesthetized patient positioning within national safety goals and MHHS RED Rules and Surgical Safety Checklist.
  • Ensures safe care to patients adhering to policies, procedures, and standards of care, within budgetary specifications, including time/supply management and accuracy of practice.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.

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