Anesthesia Technician

Consult Operating Room schedule to determine supply and equipment needs for procedures. Prepare anesthetizing locations for indicated procedure to include ...

Consult Operating Room schedule to determine supply and equipment needs for procedures. Prepare anesthetizing locations for indicated procedure to include ...

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Anesthesia Technician

NMC Hospital

Healthcare

Posted on 17 Apr, 2024
Apply before 30 May, 2024


Experience

2 – 5 years

Location

Abu Dhabi

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Nationality

Unspecified

Gender

Any

Job Sector

Healthcare

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Unspecified

Vacancies

Unspecified

Job Description

  • Consult Operating Room schedule to determine supply and equipment needs for procedures.
  • Prepare anesthetizing locations for indicated procedure to include setting up and calibrating monitoring devices.
  • Check, and assess troubleshoot anesthesia equipment malfunctions, routing non-functional equipment to the proper department for repair.
  • Assist anesthesia providers using aseptic or sterile technique with non-invasive and invasive patient proceduresincluding peripheral and/or central intravenous and/or arterial line placement.
  • Assist anesthesia provider during airway management techniques including mask, endotracheal and/or emergency methods and regional anesthesia techniques.
  • Assist anesthesia providers with physiological monitoring of patients notifying the anesthesia provider(s) of abnormal changes in vital signs and/or physical appearance of the patient.
  • Clean anesthesia machines, monitors and equipment following procedures established by Infection Control.
  • Stock anesthesia supplies in all anesthetizing locations including plows carts, fiber optic carts, emergency airway bags and any other anesthesia supply location.
  • Obtain supplies and equipment as requested by anesthesia providers.
  • Assist with patient laboratory tests and results including, but not limited to, ABG's, ACTs and other point of care tests. 
  • Obtain blood products and pharmaceuticals assisting with preparation and delivery.
  • Maintain immediate availability to assist in routine and emergency procedures.
  • May act as a resource and role model for other anesthesia technicians, anesthesia providers, learners and other health care team members by providing technical guidance and instruction as appropriate.
  • May provide verbal and written feedback of interviewees and peers as appropriate and as indicated bysupervisor.
  • May serve as an instructor/facilitator of educational in-services for other anesthesia technicians.
  • May act as a role model for orientation and training of anesthesia technicians and other health care team members.
  • May assume anesthesia technician charge role in managing daily work schedule of anesthesia technicians and
  • directing care to provide an efficient and safe environment.
  • Acquire and/or maintain certification by obtaining annual continuing education requirements.
  • Learn and keep current with the name of equipment, supplies and pharmacological agents and is familiar with locations of same.
  • Assists anesthetists with starting I.V. infusion.
  • Share “on call” rotation to provide assistance for emergency surgeries during other than normal hours, i.e. nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Maintains awareness of safety hazards and takes necessary action to prevent accidents.
  • Attends staff meeting as and when required on a regular basis.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient records and activities in the O R.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned by Unit Supervisor/Charge Nurse/or other Anesthetist.
  • Participate in any PI activities and scheduled continuing nursing education and updating.
  • Participate in conferences or training to update or share knowledge of new techniques in Anesthesia.
  • Maintains current knowledge of operation procedures and maintenance of new equipment.
  • Comply with all OSH and infection control policies, standards and procedures and cooperate with hospital management to comply those requirements
  • Work accordance with the documented OSH procedures and instructions, specific responsibilities
  • Be familiar with emergency and evacuation procedures Notifying OSH Hazards, incidents, Near misses and issues and assistance with the preparation of risk assessments, incident reports
  • Comply with Waste management procedures and policies

Job Skills

  • Work generally requires two years of coursework in biology, physiology, anatomy or related scientific fields.
  • Diploma / College Degree in Anesthetic Techniques.
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience after qualification and registration/license to practice.
  • Currently licensed in country of origin and with HAAD license to practice in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Basic Life Support Provider Certification.
  • Advanced cardiac life support certification.

Job Location

Abu Dhabi

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