This position is responsible for assisting the anesthesiologists and/or the CRNAâ��s by properly preparing the supplies and equipment, assisting anesthesia personnel in the insertion of invasive lines, ordering/stocking anesthesia supplies & equipment both in the surgical and in the OB areas and the preparation and assistance as needed with perfusion supplies and equipment
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential Job Duties
Sets up &/or have available all appropriate supplies and equipment for anesthesia for each surgery:
Make certain that the all monitors on the anesthesia machine are functioning and that they have all the appropriate working cables & pads.
Have available the appropriate BP & pulse oximetry equipment.
Set up arterial lines (including Swan Gantz lines) & assist with the insertion.
Order all anesthesia supplies & equipment as needed, both in the OR & in OB.
Stock all anesthesia supplies, both in the OR & in OB.
Maintain the epidural cart.
Maintain the emergency intubation kit.
Assist the perfusionists with their setup and assembly of supplies & equipment.
Clean the Operating Rooms between surgeries and cleans anesthesia machines on a regular basis.
Transport patients, both to the OR and returning from the OR &/or PACU.
Employs the principles of service as outlined/defined in the Standards of Service for TRMC
Replace the trash, linens, and suction canisters & tubing between cases.
Take call for the Operating Room as assigned.
Assist with inventory counts.
Follow Standard Precautions on all patients.
Function as cooperative member of the healthcare team.
Is familiar with and abides by the safety standards and policies of the hospital
Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
Adheres to the Customer Service Standards of Texas Regional Medical Center while representing the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department and complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Utilizes computerized punch time system correctly.
Completes annual education requirements and maintains regulatory requirements.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears identification while on duty.
Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion and has not missed any mandatory in-services.
Attends at least 8 staff meetings annually, is responsible for information presented at monthly staff meetings that he/she is unable to attend.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Documentation of on-job training in anesthesia/OR assistant responsibilities & technology
High School graduate or completion of G. E. D.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages desirable.
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Sunnyvale, Texas
Facility: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.