Anesthesia Technologist

Rochester, NY

Responsibilities

ROLE :

Performs a variety of technical assignments for the Department of Anesthesiology. Exercises basic degree of skill, judgment, and knowledge of the terminology, common procedures, and practices of the assigned area, including the set-up of medications and supplies in both the work room, mobile carts and, anesthesia equipment set-up and troubleshooting.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES :

Under limited direct supervision:

40% Assist anesthesia providers, including: preparation of anesthesia equipment prior to the patient’s arrival, placement of equipment in the operating rooms, ensuring cleanliness of anesthesia equipment, cart and machine set-up of supplies and medications based on case variables including: patient age, case type and case length, between cases and at the end of the day in each operating room, work room and mobile cart. Ensure availability of specialized anesthesia supplies required for cases in designated operating rooms.

25% Perform moderate to intermediate equipment set up, calibration, operation and troubleshooting.

10% Participate in the Cell Saver and Liver Transplant Programs including on-call procedure.

10% Perform set-up and support of ectopic procedures for anesthesia care ensuring proper equipment is in place for out-of-OR procedures.

10% Function as a resource and support person for Anesthesiology providers.

5% Performs other duties as assigned by the Shift Supervisor or Operations Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS :

A two year college education which included technical training closely related to this position; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS :

Walking, prolonged standing of 8 hours or more, lifting at least 40 pounds and moving heavy equipment.

HAZARDS :

Inhalation of trace anesthesia gases. May come in contact with body fluids. High Pressure Gases, Electrical Hazard, Cleaning Agents, Laser / Ultraviolet / Diagnostic Radiation.

OTHER :

This position has occasional patient contact. The successful candidate will read and be familiar with the Age Specific Competency Pamphlet.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 17.47 - $ 23.58 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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