Anesthesia Tech (Full Time Evenings)



St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

The Anesthesia Technician provides general assistance to anesthesia providers before, during, and immediately following surgical procedures and activities. Performs routine duties to maintain a clean, safe, well-prepared work environment.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow direction from anesthesia provider and assist with preparation of patient, including applying monitoring equipment, assist with anesthesia procedures, patient positioning, and transport.
  • Acquires anesthesia equipment and supplies for surgical procedures and workroom. Maintains a neat, clean, and stocked work area.
  • Demonstrates successful communication skills with anesthesia providers and O.R. staff. Responds in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates Universal Precautions (Infection Control) during all patient care and handling of equipment.
  • Responds quickly and calmly in emergency situations. May assist with CPR and other appropriate activities as directed.
  • Demonstrates appropriate priority in decision making and schedule changes within the scope of the responsibilities of the position.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

Must stand for up to a total of 4 hours per shift, 2 hours at a time. Must walk for up to 4 hours per shift, 10 minutes at a time. Frequent fingering, twisting and turning and handling of objects, and occasional firm grasping of objects required. Frequent lifting and carrying of objects up to 25 pounds. Occasional pushing and pulling of objects up to 350 pounds. Occasional lifting of patients, as a team, of up to 350 pounds. Frequent stooping and bending required. Frequently must reach above shoulder level. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, color and peripheral vision.

EDUCATION:

High school graduate or equivalent.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

On the job knowledge. Knowledge of medical terminology desirable. CPR certification every two years.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Full time evenings, as scheduled. 40 hours per week. Weekend rotation as required.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address.  Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer.  Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable.  It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.  Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!





St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted
09/11/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Bethlehem, PA 18020, US