Anesthesia Technician

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Anesthesia Technician-1700974


Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine, an Anesthesia Technician is a valuable member of our team, who assist the Anesthesiology Team in the physiological monitoring and administration of anesthesiology, in the preparation of drugs, fluids, anesthetic agents and equipment ancillary to operative intervention and procedures requiring anesthesia. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a Anesthesia Technician may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Provides support for procedures by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of patient equipment and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia. Set up, calibrate, operate and maintain monitoring and anesthesia equipment in advance of procedure start time. Prepare airway equipment and suction set up. Set up blood warmer, rapid infuser and transducers as requested. Set up and run cell saver machine for intra-operative blood salvage under clinical direction.

  • Apply noninvasive monitors on the patient (including pulse oximetry, EKG, blood pressure cuff, BIS monitor, nerve stimulator). Set up warming blanket apparatus and adjust in accordance with the instructions to regulate proper temperature. Assist in all off-site locations as required: transport equipment, room set up and clean up. Participate in room turnover team to maintain efficiency in a clean, safe environment.

  • Assist the Anesthesiology Team in the transport of patients in and out of the procedure suites. Assist in patient positioning for anesthesia procedures as directed. Demonstrates knowledge of airway management protocols, including trans-tracheal intubations, fiberoptic scopes, LMAs. Assists during difficult intubations.

  • Inspect and perform basic maintenance on all equipment used within the department. Ensure and maintain the sterility and cleanliness of specialized equipment through adherence to hospital policy and procedures related to infection control and safety. Management of departmental supplies, including monitoring for outdated items and par levels.

  • Participate in Anesthesia CQI Team to improve the efficiency of patient care and equipment management in the operating room.

  • Provide instruction to staff and student Technicians on anesthesia equipment and procedures.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:


Anesthesia Technician I: Two years of healthcare experience in a clinical setting. Minimum of three professional letters of reference from clinical supervisors.


Anesthesia Technician II: Minimum education level is a Bachelor's Degree with a concentration/major/specialization in Anesthesia technology from an ASATT accredited program. Minimum of one year of documented clinical training in Anesthesia technology in an ASATT accredited program. A minimum of three professional letters of recommendation from clinical supervisor or clinical program faculty will be required.

Preferred Qualifications: N/A

Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.


Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH CTS Anesthesia Associate
Job Field: Anesthesiology
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Anesthesia-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Variable VariableAnesthesia-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Apr 18, 2017
Posting End Date: May 2, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: SL2

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