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This job assists anesthesia providers in the delivery of quality patient care by ensuring the availability of necessary supplies and equipment required for the safe administration of anesthesia. This job complies with the guidelines of the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT).
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process
Must have basic analytical skills.
Must have good organizational and time management skills.
Assists with patient preparation for anesthesia by attaching electrodes, lines, analyzers, etc.
Assists with the placement of invasive monitoring devices, IV insertion, intubation, patient positioning, etc.
Remains alert to issues of patient privacy, patient conditions, and safety.
Ensures appropriate set-up of pediatric and adult heart cases, liver & kidney transplants, etc.
Assists with the identification of equipment problems before, during and after use.
Assesses urgency and severity of equipment problems and implements appropriate corrective measures including immediate repair or replacement.
Moves equipment to and/or from an operative suite in a manner which recognizes the patient's conscious status and the value of the equipment and environment.
Cleans and restocks the anesthesia carts, operating/procedural rooms, anesthesia machine drawers, etc. to ensure that adequate par levels of items are maintained.
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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