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Lead Anesthesia Tech

Company: Boulder Community Health
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Full Time, Days. 36 40 hours/weekPay Range is between $17.52-$26.27/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience. +$2.50/hr for evening and weekend shifts.Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. In 2022, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of our organization. We are honored to hold the awards of 2021 U.S. News & World 'Best Hospitals for Maternity Care', 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people's lives and positively contribute to the community.POSITION SUMMARYAssists the anesthesiologist and RN in preparation for and delivery of quality care to the surgical patient.JOB QUALIFICATIONSEducation or Formal TrainingHigh school graduate or equivalent preferredKnowledge of medical terminology preferredSpecial Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)Certificate of Anesthesia Tech preferredBLS within conditional period of hireCell Saver certified (preferred)Knowledge, Skill and AbilityDemonstrated physical and mental ability to support departmental functionsExperienceMinimum of 1 year Anesthesia Aide preferredMinimum of two years' experience in a hospital setting preferredESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESExpedient turnovers of operating rooms between surgery.Restocks cardiac drug box and checks for outdates.Restocking of Anesthesia carts and supplies.Anticipates and assists anesthesiologist in the preparation of anesthesia equipment and supplies prior to each surgical procedure (i.E. A-lines, swanz, spinals). Completes paper work as needed.Cares for anesthesia equipment and supplies following the procedures according to established protocol.Assists the anesthesiologist with insertion of lines and regional anesthesia.Makes available, assembles, and assists with operation of specialized equipment such as fiber optic bronchoscoptic equipment, rapid infusion devices, blood warmers, neuromuscular devices, infusion pumps and syringes and TEE set-upOperate the auto transfusion equipment including OrthoPAT and COBE Cell Saver.Running GEM STAT & ACT machines.Demonstrates accountability for the inventory control of anesthesia supplies.Gathers information and researches capital budget items for anesthesia.Meets with drug and anesthesia equipment reps as necessary.Works directly with OR purchasing materials coordinator for trial and evaluations of anesthesia equipment and supplies.Performs basic maintenance and safety checks on anesthesia equipment.Acts as a team player while carrying out duties assigned.Will work in conjunction with the Anesthesia Department to establish departmental protocols and assists in education.Attends in-service programs to increase knowledge base.Projects a positive image of the hospital within community.Education of personnel performing anesthesia duties.Trouble shoots and working knowledge of complex anesthesia equipment.Consults with and/or advises appropriate personnel of situations requiring follow-up or attention.Conforms to departmental and hospital policies and procedures.WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIESPhysical working environment may include, but not be limited to, any of the following hazards: high pressure steam, chemical, electrical, mechanical, biowaste, explosive, radiation, laser, laser plume, stress, back strain, body fluids, etc.Environmental conditions may include, but not be limited to, variations in temperature, noise, odors, multi-stimuli, etc.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat and sit.The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed).Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, ColoradoUncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice. Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more!EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplaceLocation: Boulder Community Health - SurgerySchedule: Full-time, Days other, 8 to 10 straight

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