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Kaiser Permanente Anesthesia Technician - MV in Moreno Valley, California

To clean, prepare for sterilization, assemble, store & dispense & maintain equipment & supplies for the anesthesia department. Assists in direct patient care under direct supervision of physicians or allied health personnel.

Essential Functions:

  • Upholds KP's Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities & applicable state, federal & local laws

  • Assembles basic anesthesia set up

  • Assembles basic anesthesia equipment & turnover

  • Provides supplies needed for general/regional anesthesia

  • Prepares anesthesia procedure trays as requested

  • Removes & disposes all supplies & equipment following procedures performed by anesthesia providers

  • Maintains adequate stock of supplies in anesthesia machines & carts, including rotation & replacement of dated items

  • Maintains adequate stock of supplies in emergency code blue boxes, malignant hyperthermia carts, difficult intubation carts, invasive monitoring carts & regional anesthesia carts as listed on cart inventory

  • Performs cleaning, sterilization & decontamination of all non-disposable anesthesia related items

  • Coordinates patient monitoring & equipment availability w/ PACU & Critical Care Units

  • Assists w/ set-up of invasive monitoring equipment in routine & emergency situations, arterial line, central venous pressure line, Swan-Ganz, cardiac output, fiber optic intubation & regional nerve block

  • Assists w/ patient transport to the operating room, including placement of the patient on the OR table & non-invasive monitors (NIBP, EKG, SpO2 temperature)

  • Assists in direct patient care under direct supervision in routine & emergency situations, arterial line, central venous pressure line, Swan-Ganz, cardiac output, fiber optic intubation & regional nerve block

  • Assists anesthesia provider w/ induction of anesthesia, including cricoid pressure for intubation as directed

  • Picks up & delivers lab specimens, ABG's etc

  • Assists w/ patient transport to PACU/ICU including preparation of oxygen source & transport monitors

  • Coordinates w/ Environmental Services for prompt operating room turnaround time

  • Coordinates w/ Pharmacy to maintain stock, return & replace all outdated items except controlled drugs

  • Prepares & processes all anesthesia-related items that require disinfection, decontamination & sterilization

  • Coordinates w/ Unit Manager to maintain & revise inventory par levels for all supplies & equipment

  • Inspects instruments & equipment for damage & initiates appropriate repair & replacement process

  • Ensures availability of backup monitoring equipment at all times & provides timely replacement as needed

  • Maintains records & documentation of equipment quality checks performed in the department

  • Participates in the orientation & training of new employees

  • Promotes, ensures & improves customer service to internal/external customers by demonstrating skills which are consistent w/ the organization's philosophy of providing extraordinary customer relations & quality service

  • Assume other activities & responsibilities from time to time as directed

Basic Qualifications:

  • One (1) year recent experience as an Anesthesia Technician, Central Service Technician or Instrument Technician required

  • Certified Anesthesia Technician from the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists & Technicians preferred

  • Basic computer ability required

  • Must be able to lift 45 lbs from an overhead position

  • Must be able to stand or walk continuously

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Anesthesia Technician - MV

LOCATION: Moreno Valley, California

REQNUMBER: 1120334

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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