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Req #:12626 Category:PATIENT CARE SUPPORT Division:Nursing Services Employment Type:Full Time Shift: Hours: Compensation Type:Hourly Facility:John Peter Smith Hospital Location:1500 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX
Description: The Certified Anesthesia Technician provides anesthesia assistance to the licensed anesthesia staff.
Assists the licensed anesthesia provider in clinical settings such as: the Operating Room (OR), Obstetrics (OB), Interventional and/or Diagnostic radiology, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Cath Lab, Emergency Department (ED), and Endoscopy.
Actively participates in the development and/or administration of continuing education for the Anesthesia Technicians.
Assists the licensed anesthesia provider with patient assessments, evaluations, transport, positioning, insertion of intravenous and other invasive lines, and airway management.
Performs administrative duties that may include: employee scheduling, assist with evaluations and program development, reviewing job descriptions and service agreements.
Performs point of care testing in accordance with hospital policy.
Assists in monitoring adequate availability and stocking of supplies and equipment according to the established PAR level.
Performs clerical functions as required and collects data for Unit specific Process Improvement as needed.
Performs other job related duties as required.
Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
Graduate of an ASATT two-year approved program and completion of required clinical component.
2 years of experience as an Anesthesia Technician. li>
Graduate of ASATT approved program and completion of clinical component.
Completion of unit orientation competencies within 90 days of hire.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Associates degree in health care related field from an accredited University.
Experience in a hospital based patient care setting.
Current certification as an Anesthesia Technician by ASATT.
Basic life support (BCLS) certification.
Location Address: 1500 S. Main Street Fort Worth, Texas, 76104 United States
JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital andmore than 40 community-based clinics, including19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County’s first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.
Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.