Anesthesia Technician Full Time Days Tampa at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/2/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Date Posted:
    8/2/2020
  • Job ID:
    20011025
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description
Anesthesia Tech Full Time Days AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time Days
You Will Be Responsible For:

PERFORMS SUPPORTIVE PATIENT CARE FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists in positioning, lifting, and restraining patients using appropriate safety precautions and body mechanics.
  • Transports patients to and from procedure area as needed, observing proper safety techniques.
  • Informs the appropriate nurse of requests, problems or concerns relating to the patient or pertaining to the perioperative environment.
  • Provides for the patients’ needs based upon such factors as diagnosis, age, and cultural background.  Patient population includes patients of all ages from newborns through the geriatric population.
  • The Anesthesia Tech, under the direction of the Anesthesiologist or CRNA, assists anesthesia professional staff as requested with preparation of patients and equipment for procedures including, but not limited to: preparation of pulmonary artery catheters, central venous access, arterial line insertion, spinal/regional anesthesia, IV fluids, pressure monitoring lines, and/or intubation equipment and is familiar with the ASA Difficult Airway Algorithm.
  • Makes available, assembles, and assists with operation of specialized equipment such as humidification units; fiberoptic endoscopic equipment; rapid infusion devices/blood warmers; patient warming devices; neuromuscular devices; infusion pumps and syringes. Specific to Cardiac and Thoracic Procedural areas are the double lumen endobronchial tube and the Transesophageal Echocardiography probe.
  • Assists the anesthesiologist or CRNA with the completion of accurate patient charges within appropriate time frame.
  • Properly applies basic monitoring and assess proper functioning of the following: ECG, pulse

oximeter, automatic and manual blood pressure cuff, temperature probes, ETCO2 monitor, PNS monitors.

  • Operates OR bed controls
  • Takes and records vital signs; reports findings or abnormalities to the nurse.
  • Assembles and delivers equipment and supplies for out of department procedures (e.g., MRI, radiology, litho, endo, etc.).
  • Aware of location of crash cart and able to initiate CPR.
  • Transports blood, x-rays, specimens, supplies, and/or equipment to destinations.
PERFORMS ENVIRONMENTAL FUNCTIONS
  • Removes soiled instrumentation from the OR or other perioperative area and transports to Central Sterile Processing decontamination area.
  • Appropriately bags/disposes of contaminated linen and waste, labeling according to policy
  • Assists with room turnover, including cleaning and disinfection of anesthesia equipment, room equipment, OR tables, and floors.

MAINTAINS ANESTHESIA EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

  • Provides anesthesia supplies (except medications) and equipment appropriate for the scheduled case.
  • Changes circuits and suction container and tubing between cases
  • Calibrates, troubleshoots and provides routine maintenance and care of anesthesia equipment.
  • Identifies unsafe or defective instruments/equipment and implements appropriate corrective actions.
  • Maintains PAR levels for anesthesia related supplies (excluding medications) in all perioperative areas and in anesthesia work room.
  • Assists with inventory control of anesthesia products.
  • Properly maintains the following equipment: gas machines, lines set-ups, warming blankets or devices, endotracheal tubes, fiber optic equipment, pulse oximeter, and TEE probes and machine.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • BLS
 
Job Summary:

Performs specific tasks or routines supportive to delivery of patient care in the assigned unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with standards.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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