Anesthesia Technician

HCA Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 2 months ago

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

At HCA Healthcare, we are all caregivers. Your ability to make a difference with our patients is at the foundation of all that we do. For over 50 years, HCA has been committed to our patients and to our employees. If you are interested in joining a team where patient focus is number one, apply now!

Memorial has been providing comprehensive healthcare services for residents of south Tampa for more than 40 years. Conveniently located near downtown Tampa, the183-bed acute care hospital is Joint Commission accredited and provides 24-hour emergency care, behavioral health, cardiovascular services, general surgery and imaging and diagnostic services.

Specialized services include a new Surgical Center featuring the latest da Vinci robotic systems, a multiphase expansion to include new private patient rooms, an accredited Diagnostic Sleep Lab, Florida Bariatric Center, behavioral health, digital mammography, Health 4 Seniors, women's health and wound and hyperbaric medicine.

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and an employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide care to patients under the direction of the Anesthesiologist/Anesthetist and RN utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of CRMC.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile technique, instruments and supplies needed for various anesthetic procedures.

  • Communicates, interacts and participates in teamwork on the unit.

  • Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement processes.

  • Collects data for Anesthesia quality monitoring and supplies report to Quality department for quarterly Anesthesia meeting.

  • Maintains and safely handles medications within their scope of practice to include IV fluids, contrast media and prescription medications

  • Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.

  • Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient's right to privacy by protecting confidential information.

  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.

  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.

  • Assists Anesthesiologist with certain aspects of patient care as needed.

  • Orders anesthesia equipment and disposable supplies according to established par levels

  • Assists with turnover of anesthesia supplies and equipment between cases, including placing circuits on the machine and insuring appropriate supplies and disposables on the anesthesia cart.

  • Performs regular cleaning of all anesthesia equipment, including anesthesia machines, non-disposable equipment/supplies and monitors.

  • Maintains anesthesia storage and supply areas in a clean and orderly fashion that promotes ease of access by Anesthesia staff.

  • Obtains and changes medical gas tanks as needed.

  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.

  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.

  • Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

  • High School diploma or GED required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • BLS-American Heart Association or American Red Cross BLS Provider issued card required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:

  • Previous anesthesia tech experience preferred

  • Acute care experience preferred

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician's orders

  • Knowledge of body substance isolation

  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs

  • Knowledge of basic anesthesia principles

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