Stony Brook University Anesthesia Technician in Stony Brook, New York

Anesthesia Technician

Description

Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, an Anesthesia Technician is avaluable member of our team, who assist the Anesthesiology Team by assuring allsupplies and equipment are available, clean and/or sterile, and functioningproperly. Qualified candidates willdemonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skillswhile adhering to our high standard of excellence and adhering to all federal,state and local regulatory standards.

Duties of an Anesthesia Technician may include but are not limited to:

Provides support for procedures by assisting in thepreparation and maintenance of patient equipment and anesthesia deliverysystems before, during and after anesthesia. Set up, calibrate, operate andmaintain monitoring and anesthesia equipment in advance of procedure starttime. Prepare airway equipment and suction set up. Set up blood warmer, rapidinfuser and transducers as requested. Set up and run cell saver machine for intra-operative blood salvageunder clinical direction. Apply noninvasive monitors on the patient (includingpulse oximetry, EKG, blood pressure cuff, BIS monitor, nerve stimulator). Set up warming blanket apparatus and adjustin accordance with the instructions to regulate proper temperature. Assist inall off-site locations as required: transport equipment, room set up and cleanup. Participate in room turnover team to maintain efficiency in a clean, safeenvironment.

Assist the Anesthesiology Team in the transport of patientsin and out of the procedure suites. Assist in patient positioning foranesthesia procedures as directed. Demonstrates knowledge of airway managementprotocols, including trans-tracheal intubations, fiberoptic scopes, LMAs.Assists during difficult intubations.

Inspect and perform basic maintenance on all equipment usedwithin the department. Ensure andmaintain the sterility and cleanliness of specialized equipment throughadherence to hospital policy and procedures related to infection control andsafety. Management of departmentalsupplies, including monitoring for outdated items and par levels.

Participate in Anesthesia CQI Team to improve the efficiencyof patient care and equipment management in the operating room.

Provide instruction to staff and student Technicians onanesthesia equipment and procedures.

Qualification:

Required qualifications:

Anesthesia Technician I: Two years of healthcare experiencein a clinical setting. Minimum of three professional letters of reference fromclinical supervisors.

Anesthesia Technician II: Minimum education level is a Bachelor'sDegree with a concentration/major/specialization in Anesthesia technology froman ASATT accredited program. Minimum of one year of documented clinicaltraining in Anesthesia technology in an ASATT accredited program. A minimum ofthree professional letters of recommendation from clinical supervisor orclinical program faculty will be required.

Preferred Qualifications: N/A

Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass daysand shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing ofrespiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov .

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Field: Anesthesiology

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: TH CTS Anesthesia Associate

Department/Hiring Area: Anesthesiology

Stony Brook University Hospital

Schedule: Full-time

Pass Days: Variable

Posting Start Date: Jun 5, 2018

Posting End Date: Jul 2, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Salary Grade: SL2

Req ID: 1801554