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

Houston, Texas
Feb 13, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
PRN Anesthesia TechGreater Heights Hospital

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

Greater Heights


PRN/Days- Monday and Friday ONLY


  • 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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