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AdventHealth Uncertified Anesthesia Technician – Outpatient Surgery Center – Winter Garden in Winter Garden, Florida


Uncertified Anesthesia Technician - Outpatient Surgery Center– Winter Garden

AdventHealth Winter

Garden seeks to hire an Uncertified Anesthesia Technician who will embrace

our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest

not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a

million patients each year. The

2,675-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been

recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the

country for over 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater

Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much

of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.

Department Profile:

AdventHealth Winter Garden’s Surgical and Endoscopy Services will

offer out-patient procedures in three suites supported by Pre-Admission

Testing, Pre-operative and Recovery Areas. Our facility will provide the latest

minimally invasive equipment to allow our patients to have their procedure and

recover in the comfortable surroundings of their own home, all in the same

day. We will support procedures for

multiple specialties and pediatrics age 6 months or older. Our team of

experienced Board Certified Anesthesiologists and certified Nurse Anesthetists,

along with our highly-skilled Registered Nurses, will provide confidence and

exceptional care to our patients.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 6a – 2:30p plus Call

Job Summary:

The Noncertified

Anesthesia Technician assists the licensed anesthesia providers in the

acquisition, preparation and application of the equipment and supplies required

for the administration of anesthesia. Anesthesia Technicians provide support in

anesthesia for routine and complex surgical cases. The Anesthesia Technician

prepares and maintains patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery

systems before, during and after anesthesia. The Technician maintains equipment

and provides servicing such as cleaning, sterilizing, assembling, calibrating

and testing, troubleshooting, requisitioning and recording of inspections and

maintenance of anesthesia equipment. May operate a variety of mechanical,

pneumatic and electronic equipment used to monitor, evaluate and manage the

patient undergoing anesthesia. The anesthesia tech participates in

Operating/Procedure room turnover and performs activities as directed to ensure

efficiency and safe patient care in Surgery/Procedure environment. Provides

supply management. Including stocking of non-narcotics medications. Actively

participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in

maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Actively participates

in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining

relationships that are equally respectful to all. Actively participates in

outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining

relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills,Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to communicate byreading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectivelyin order to carry out job requirements.

  • Experience working withpatients in an acute care setting or operating room (preferred)

  • High school diploma or GED(preferred)

  • Ability to set priorities andrespond to stressful situations (preferred)

  • Ability to work effectively andefficiently under pressure in a stressful environment (preferred)

Licensure,Certification, or Registration Required:

  • BLS

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through

behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Love Me, Make It East, Own It and Keep Me Safe as outlined in the organization’s

Performance Excellence Program

  • Under the direction of theAnesthesiologist or CRNA assists anesthesia professional staff asrequested: Assists in preparation and draping of patient for invasivemonitoring/ procedures by licensed anesthesia providers. Assists andanticipates needs of licensed anesthesia providers in invasive monitorinsertion and procedures such as pulmonary artery catheter, central venousaccess, regional anesthesia, fiber optic intubation and is familiar withthe ASA Difficult Airway Algorithm. Anticipates need for invasivemonitoring according to daily OR schedule. Aids in preparation of patientsfor major invasive monitoring and/ or complex cases including but notlimited to placement of BP cuff, ECG leads, Pulse Oximeter, positioning.Sets up OR for cases which may include the following: Preparation oflaryngoscope and intubation equipment, IV solution and tubing set-up andset up of IV warming devices. Participates in the process for bloodcomponent verification as needed.

  • Makes available, assembles, andassists with operation of specialized equipment such as humidificationunits; fiber optic endoscopic equipment; rapid infusion devices/bloodwarmers; patient warming devices; neuromuscular devices; infusion pumpsand syringes; balloon pump initial setups and TEE setup.

  • Maintains and organizes theanesthesia environment, equipment, supplies and personnel to facilitatedepartment functions. Maintains the availability of necessary equipment ineach operating room. Participates in room turnovers to ensure efficientflow of cases. Provides peri-operative technical support to the anesthesiaprofessional staff for delivery of patient care

  • Demonstrates detailed technicalknowledge and troubleshooting ability for anesthesia delivery system,scavenger system, gas analyzer, EKG, pulse oximeter and any otheranesthesia related equipment. Responds to and investigates all anesthesiamachine alarms. Ensures preventative maintenance is completed as required.Reports malfunctioning equipment and follows through to ensurereplacement.

  • Inventories, orders andmaintains departmental supply stock consistent with departmental demand.Cognizant of where supplies are kept and is able to obtain or stock themaccordingly. Maintains the sterile supplies and medications within theexpiration date. Ensures medications are secured at all times. Properlydisposes of used medications. Monitors refrigerators utilized for stock ofmedications.

  • Promotes a safe environment.Demonstrates appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstratesawareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors andemployees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the managementteam. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and FloridaHospital policy and procedures evidenced by maintaining appropriatedocumentation as required. Demonstrates knowledge of all Joint Commissionstandards that impact the anesthesia support role.

  • Follows CDC isolationguidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washingaccording to policy and enforces safety regulations. Strictly adheres toall infection control practices. Demonstrates knowledge of decontaminationand disinfection principles related to anesthesia equipment.

  • Provides training and orientationto staff and new personnel. Maintains competency by attending departmentalin-service training. Certified Anesthesia Techs attend approved in-serviceeducation to maintain certification.

If you want to be a part

of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care,

we invite you to explore the Anesthesia Technician - Noncertified opportunity

with Winter Garden and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Anesthesia Technician,

Surgery, Winter Garden

Job: Patient Care Support

Primary Location: US-FL-Winter Garden

Position Location Winter Garden

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Entry Level

Education Level None

Travel No

Job Posting Sep 9, 2019, 10:29:00 AM

Req ID: 285071

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.