Anesthesia Tech

Virginia Eye Consultants Cincinnati , OH 45201

Posted 2 months ago

PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Anesthesia Tech/ASC Materials Clerk will oversee the stocking and organization of all anesthesia supplies, as well as medications for the ASC, Anesthesia Carts, and ASC Emergency Crash Carts.

The Anesthesia Tech will be responsible for maintaining par levels for all ASC anesthesia disposables and medications. Anesthesia Tech will prepare machinery for MH cases ahead of scheduled cases and have capability of troubleshooting anesthesia equipment. The Anesthesia Tech will coordinate all preventative maintenance and facilitate scheduling of service as required for anesthesia equipment. This positon will assist the Surgery Center Purchasing Agent in day-to-day surgery center purchasing and stocking.

Duty / Responsibility

1.Demonstrates quality patient service during interactions with patients, coworkers, and vendors

  • Exhibits a positive attitude and is flexible in accepting work assignments and priorities

  • Meets attendance and tardiness expectations

  • Is dependable; follows policies and procedures

  • Maintains professionalism in interactions with patients and coworkers

  • Performs quality work and consistently exhibits initiative

  • Adopts and displays CVPs Mission, Vision, and Values in word and deed

2.Provide the highest level of eye care, adhering to best practices in infection control and prevention as set forth in ASC policies and procedures to achieve quality outcomes that enhance the lives of our patients.

3.Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile technique, instruments, and supplies needed for anesthesia cases.

4.Communicates, interacts, and participates in teamwork within the ASC.

5.Establishes and maintains all ASC anesthesia medication Inventory and stock levels for each drug for all locations and shares this report with the head of anesthesia services on a monthly basis. Manages communication between head of anesthesia, DON and Purchasing Department for all anesthesia drugs on backorder.

Manages the stock levels for all anesthesia carts. Provide closed loop communication of when medications are on back order or coming off backorder. All communication will be managed in a monthly report to be created.

6.Assist the Purchasing Department in stocking, ordering, receiving, of supplies on a daily basis.

7.Ensures non-narcotic medications are available for the CRNA and RN in the operating room while being vigilant in identifying diversion of medications.

8.Ensures intubation equipment is available for each case and assists the doctor or CRNA when necessary. Coordinate with the Bio-Med department for services both routine and urgent.

9.Manages anesthesia cart inventory on a weekly basis at Middletown and Ivy Pointe locations. Manage anesthesia cart inventory daily at Blue Ash location. All emergency carts and anesthesia carts must be checked for out dates monthly and appropriate PAR levels maintained.



  1. Ensures anesthesia stock room supplies are stocked at Blue Ash, Middletown, and Ivy Pointe locations. Also makes sure supplies are organized, and ordered at appropriate levels.

  2. Oversees and coordinates anesthesia equipment servicing as well as performing basic routine maintenance and checks.

  3. Perform other duties as assigned.


Section 2:

BACKGROUND:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Anesthesia Tech experience preferred. Certification preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Requirements

% of Time

LBS

Physical Requirements

% of Time

LBS

Bending

90

Sitting

25

Carrying

75

150*

Sight

100

Climbing

10

Speaking

100

Driving

Standing

75

Grasping

100

Stooping

90

Hearing

100

Use of Hands

100

Lifting

100

150*

Walking

100

Pulling

100

150*

Writing

90

Pushing

100

150*

Other (pls describe)

Reaching

90

ENVIRONMENT:

Location: Works in a normal surgical environment.

Exposure: This position requires the person to work various hours, as the surgery center is open from 5:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. but may stay open much later on occasion. This position will have exposure to blood and/or bodily fluids and several cleaning solutions.

Equipment: Will regularly use blood pressure monitor, oxygen saturation monitor, heart monitor, defibrillator/pacemaker monitor, oxygen tanks, autoclaves, unipolar cautery, smoke evacuator, free standing bipolar cautery unit, portable head light, indirect ophthalmic scope, video equipment, Easylyte machine, hemoglobin monitor, Accucheck monitor, and oral suction machines, phaco machine, computer, copier, fax machine and telephones.

Other equipment may be used as needed. Must be able to work with precise tools and equipment; must have dexterity to use these items correctly and safely.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

This position reports to: Operating Room Charge Nurse/ADON/DON

Titles reporting to this position include: none

This position supervises 0 exempt and 0 non-exempt employees.

This job description is merely a summary and in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Requirements represent minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at-will employment relationship.



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Anesthesia Tech

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