Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule: Part Time/24 hours per week
Shift : Days
The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Palm Coast Pkwy - 1 AdventHealth Way, Palm Coast, FL 32164
The role you’ll contribute:
Anesthesia technicians are integral members of the anesthesia patient care team. Their role is to assist licensed anesthesia providers in the acquisition, preparation and application of the equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia. In this role, they contribute to safe efficient and cost-effective anesthesia care. Anesthesia technicians provide support in anesthesia for routine and complex surgical cases. They provide this service by preparing and maintaining patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia.
The Anesthesia Technician performs a variety of support activities for the surgical team promoting efficient team functioning. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental and divisional nursing philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives. Under the direction and supervision of the Coordinator, Charge Nurse, Circulator, Clinical Educator, Nurse Manager or Director of the Operating Room, contributes to the preparation, operation, and maintenance of the Anesthesia Service and Operating Room functions. Performs a wide range of duties that include cleaning and setting up OR Suites before and after each surgery, moving/transporting patients, and disposing of surgical waste and linens in proper safety containers. Position requires a high level of customer service to establish and enhance positive co-worker relationships and interactions with patients and family members from infancy to geriatric, co-workers and other healthcare team members.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Assisting the licensed anesthesia provider in clinical settings such as: the operating room (OR), obstetrics suite (OB), Endoscopy (Endo), Interventional and/or Diagnostic Radiology, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), and any other unit which may require anesthesia services.
Demonstrating practical knowledge and expertise in all general areas of anesthesia. The certified anesthesia technician must have a thorough knowledge of the set-up, operation, and troubleshooting of anesthesia delivery systems, monitors, and ancillary devices.
The certified anesthesia technicians will maintain a sufficient inventory of all equipment and supplies.
Follow all guidelines, policies and safety requirements as determined by all relevant regulatory and standard setting agencies or organizations.
Performs effectively in the areas where anesthesia is provided, assist the licensed anesthesia provider with patient assessments, evaluations, transport, positioning, insertion of intravenous and other invasive lines and airway management.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Must be proficient in the English language
High school graduate or equivalent required
National Anesthesia Tech Certification required
1 year experience in role of Anesthesia Technician required
1 year EMT, CNA or PCT experience required
CNA, EMT or PCT certification required within 1 year of hire
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Facility: AdventHealth Palm Coast
Job Schedule: Part-time
Pay Range: $17.911 - $23.743
Location: Palm Coast, FL
Job ID: 23041322
Job Family: Surgery
Shift: 1 - Day