Anesthesia Technician PRN Presurgery Holding Tampa at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


PRN Anesthesia Tech at AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth 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
PRN, as needed to cover Leave, vacations and assist with call.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assists in positioning, lifting, and restraining patients using appropriate safety precautions and body mechanics.
  • 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.
  • Assists anesthesiologist in setting up, and securing intravenous and/or intra-arterial lines pressure transducers.
  • 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.
  • Assembles IV, spinal and or epidural equipment.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Provides anesthesia supplies (except medications) and equipment appropriate for the scheduled case.
  • Changes circuits and suction container and tubing between cases.
  • Cleans anesthesia equipment as appropriate when procedure is completed (including blood spills, etc.).
  • 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.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and staff information, including written, verbal, and observed.
  • Reviews hospital safety, infection control, risk management, and biohazardous waste programs annually and as indicated.
  • Conforms to unit dress code.
  • Utilizes time productively to accomplish duties in necessary time frame.

What will you need:
  • Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions effectively.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • IV Certification (Preferred)
  • A minimum of six months experience in a perioperative setting (Preferred)
  • Previous mechanical and/or electrical skills (Preferred)
  • Ability to demonstrate basic computer skills (Preferred)

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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