• Anesthesia Technician

    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/7/2018 10:31 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-43811
    Category
    Patient Care
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE Interventional Anesthesia
    Post End Date
    7/22/2018
  • Overview

    The Anesthesia Tech assists anesthesia staff before, during, and after procedures requiring anesthesia and answers directly to the SPS/Anesthesia Tech Supervisor. The duties of the Anesthesia Tech contribute in the effort to further the mission of UAMS: to improve the health and health care of Arkansans.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

     

    Salary:  commensurate with experience

    Responsibilities

    • Assembly of set-ups and preparing machines and equipment for use
    • Performing basic tests of machines and trouble-shooting problems with machines
    • Cleaning, replacing tubing, stocking carts and general turn-over of rooms between and after cases
    • Performing blood tests
    • Taking care of residents and staff needs as a member of the operating room team
    • Follows directions and instructions from the Anesthesia staff and the OR coordinator
    • Models the Core Values of UAMS – Integrity, Respect, Diversity, Teamwork, Creativity, and Excellence in compliance with company guidelines.
    • Performs related responsibilities as required or assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School, GED or formal educational equivalent
    • Two (2) years of patient care experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • experience as an Anesthesia Tech

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Continuously
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception
    Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools

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