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RWJBarnabas Health Lead Anesthesia Technician in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Lead Anesthesia TechnicianReq #:28950

Category:No Category Assigned

Status:Full-Time

Shift:Evening

Facility:RWJ New Brunswick

Location:

Anesthesiology, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

RWJUH is seeking a Lead Anesthesia Technician at the New Brunswick campus. This is a full-time, evening position.

Requirements/Qualification:

  • The LEAD Anesthesia Technician performs all function as an Anesthesia Tech with the additional responsibility of oversight of other assigned departments. Ensures Anesthesia tech staff are appropriately assigned to cover cases in surgery as well as outlying departments. Continually assesses work flow and prioritizes appropriately. Monitor the team to ensure safe, effective, and efficient work completion.

  • Provides assistance to the licensed Anesthesia providers in various settings by acquisition and preparation of the equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia.

  • Anesthesia Technician is available to the anesthesia provider all phases of the anesthetic care of the patient.

  • The Anesthesia Technician demonstrates knowledge not limited to aseptic technique, universal precautions/ isolation precautions, OR surgical attire, laser safety, cell saver, patient positioning and body mechanics, massive transfusion protocol, glucometer, proper cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining various Anesthesia related equipments and stocking anesthesia supplies, etc.

  • Team player, maintain professional attitude and departmental code of conduct.

  • Able to read printed materials, with eye hand coordination and manual dexterity, ability to hear conversational voice with or without hearing aid, able to lift and move heavy objects and able to remain calm in critical and emergent situations.

  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs handwashing according to policy and enforces safety regulations. Strictly adheres to all infection control practices

  • Provides training and orientation to staff and new personnel for both routine and complex cases. Assists in development of training programs for new anesthesia techs and for ongoing education. Maintains competency by attending departmental in-service training.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education:

  • High School diploma, work related experience with strong understanding of medical terminology, with at least 2 year of experience as Anesthesia Tech.

  • ASATT certification preferred.

  • BLS required.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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