Company: Renown Health
Posted on: July 14, 2019
This position provides technical support to anesthesiologists and
surgical staff under the supervision of the Surgical Services
Nature and Scope:
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care,
based upon physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial, and safety
appropriate to the age of the patient served. The incumbent must
provide optimal patient care through assessment, planning,
implementation, and evaluation of neonatal, adolescent, adult, and
geriatric patients and families
This position provides technical skills as a member of the surgical
team, communicating with supervisors, other surgery staff,
surgeons, and anesthesiologists.
This position maintains a smooth flow of anesthetic cases, in a
timely manner, by assisting the anesthesiologist before, during,
and after induction. Has a working knowledge of anesthetic drugs
and agents. Is able to pre-test the anesthesia machines and reports
deficiency to appropriate manufacturer representative. Recognizes
the need for, and adheres to, guidelines for drugs covered by
Harris Narcotic Act. Upon request, is able to prepare appropriate
equipment necessary for arterial lines, Swan-Ganz, and central line
This incumbent works with the Surgical Services Supervisor to
determine quantity of items stored and ordered on a daily basis.
Knowledgeable in all methods of sterilization and implements these
This position has the freedom to rotate work areas and duties; to
decide which equipment is needed for assembled cases; to order
supplies from Central Supply and Storeroom as needed. All other
decisions must be referred to the appropriate supervisor.
This position does provide patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language,
including reading, writing and speaking English. Completion of
coursework in medical terminology preferred
One year as a Respiratory Aide preferred.
Current CPR certification by American Heart Association (AHA) or
American Red Cross.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers
skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for
job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies,
complete online benefits enrollment, etc
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Anesthesia Technician, Professions , Reno, Nevada
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