Stanford Health Care Anesthesia Technician - South Bay Surgery (40000) in Palo Alto, California

Anesthesia Technician - South Bay Surgery (40000)

  • Category:Allied Health

  • Job Type:Full Time

  • Schedule:Days

  • Facility:Palo Alto

  • Req:40000

Job Description

Performs a variety of technical and supportive patient care tasks according to departmental policies to assist physicians and/or nurse anesthetists in performing anesthetic procedures; calibrates, monitors, troubleshoots, cleans and sterilizes various anesthesia equipment; provides technical skills in the preparation of all anesthesia equipment used during surgical and related medical procedures; and performs housekeeping, stocking, patient care and other duties as assigned.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience: One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in interactions with all patients, families and staff, including high volume and stressful situations

Ability to demonstrate knowledge relating to the anesthesia procedures in order to effectively anticipate the needs of the anesthesiologist.

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation

Ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks

Ability to work independently, under stressful conditions

Knowledge of functions, operations and maintenance of various kinds of anesthesia equipment and supplies.