Strength Through Diversity
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Roles & Responsibilities:
Maintains the sterile supplies within the expiration date
Inventories, orders and maintains departmental supply stock consistent with departmental demand. Cognizant of where supplies are kept and is able to obtain or stock them accordingly
Maintains records of or has access to all preventative maintenance records
Maintains material safety data sheets (MSDS) sheets on hazardous materials and latex allergy items for all supplies under anesthesia cognizance
Maintains an inventory of equipment used by anesthesia to track repairs; loaners and demos. Conducts any quality controls needed to return such items after repair to service. Aids in the preparation of the capital budget for the department of anesthesia
Provides training and orientation to staff and new personnel. The Cer.A.T.T. is expected to be the preceptor for AT and Cer.A.T.'s.
Maintains pharmacy drugs within their expiration date and properly disposes of used drugs.
Provides peri-operative technical support to the anesthesia professional staff for delivery of patient care.
Is knowledgeable of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) requirements for ancillary laboratories
Maintains the availability of necessary equipment in each operating room
Prepares and assembles transducer lines and equipment necessary for invasive pressure monitoring as necessary or requested. Has a working knowledge of hemodynamic and can perform cardiac calculations
Demonstrates detailed technical knowledge and troubleshooting ability for anesthesia delivery system, scavenger system, gas analyzer, EKG, pulse oximeter and rapid infusion devices
Completes hospital annual competency checklist which may include Auto transfusion; Stat lab; ACT; Waste Gas Survey; laser safety; Bronchoscope cleaning and sterilization and transfusion administration
Makes available, assembles, and assists with operation of specialized equipment such as humidification units; fiber optic endoscopic equipment; rapid infusion devices/blood warmers; patient warming devices; neuromuscular devices; infusion pumps and syringes; balloon pump initial setups and TEE setup
Demonstrates speed and timeliness in all duties, particularly in preparation for emergencies and trauma procedures
Assists anesthesia professional staff as requested:
High school diploma or GED Required. A graduate of an ASATT two-year approved program, preferred.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience in Healthcare or Anesthesia Technician
Certified Anesthesia Technician (Cer.A.T.) or Certified Anesthesia Technologist (CER.A.T.T) required within one year of employment
Must be able to follow instructions and lift/ pushes/ pulls/ carries/ cleans and move equipment used by anesthesiologist in the operating room suites. Must be able to perform physically challenging job without restrictions which would impede completion of the task. There may be exposure to blood and hazardous materials and equipment that required protective gear which is supplied by the institution.
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
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