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Anesthesiology Tech - Certified

Company: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview
Up to $10K Sign on bonus for experienced external Anesthesia Tech new to VMFH We're proud to share that Virginia Mason Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington state by U.S. News & World Report. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!
Responsibilities
Our Anesthesia Tech's provide safe, efficient, cost-effective anesthesia care and provides support for routine and complex medical procedures by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before and during anesthesia. This position assists the anesthesiologist/anesthetist by operating and maintaining complex equipment needed in major surgical procedures. "We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work."
Qualifications
This position requires demonstrated knowledge and experience in all of the following:

  • Care of anatomical functions and components of anesthesia medicines.
  • Experience with the correct procedural control of biological hazards, infection control and universal precautions; adherence to ethical and legal responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of safe handling and storage of bulk and cylinder gases which pose a fire, electrical and/or explosion hazard in the operating room; the purpose, use and care of equipment used for monitoring anesthesia administration and the maintenance of the patient's airway.
  • Knowledge of proper sterilization and aseptic techniques; proper usage of common anesthetic agents and drugs; principles of purchasing and supply level control; human anatomy and physiology and basic pathophysiology of common disease; autotransfusion methods and operation; fluid therapy and intravenous lines; ECG application and interpretation; ACT analysis, blood gas and glucose sampling, including machine operation; pacemaker and defibrillator operations; and basic transesophageal echocardiography use, care and operation.
  • Anesthesiology Technician Certification is required. Maintain C.E.U. for certification as required by the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians. Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Keywords: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle , Anesthesiology Tech - Certified, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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