This is a full time position working an afternoon shift.
The Anesthesia Tech in the Operating Room dept. provides support for routine surgical/invasive procedure cases by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of patient equipment and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia.
Assists licensed anesthesia providers in the acquisition, preparation, and application of the equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia. This is a critical position that is essential to providing safe anesthesia care and not only services the OR, but Cath Lab, MRI, GI and interventional. Works with a team or independently. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize multiple demands.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Required: Completion of Anesthesia Tech, EMT, Certified Nursing Asst. or Surgical Tech course.
Preferred : EKG course.
Two (2) years anesthesia technician experience preferred.
Required: American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS
Preferred : American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) ACLS & PALS
Preferred : Cer. A.T. or Cer. A.T.T.
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
Internal Number: 17043822
About Northwest Medical Center
For Northwest:Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed community hospital with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, ranging from emergency to cardiac, critical care, labor & delivery and beyond. We are nationally accredited in several areas including stroke, chest pain, heart failure and joint and spine surgery. Our mission is to provide the communities we serve with high-quality cost effective and safe health care.For Oro Valley:Oro Valley Hospital has been nationally recognized for its quality care including designation as a Chest Pain Center, NICHE, PEDS "Pediatric Prepared", Primary Stroke Center, STEMI Receiving Center and Trauma Level IV. That coupled with a beautiful hospital in a scenic location makes Oro Valley Hospital an exceptional place to work.