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Trinity Health Anesthesia Technician- Full Time, PM Shift in Maywood, Illinois

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Rotating Shift

Description:Provides quality indirect patient care by providing technical support to the anesthesia providers and the surgical team. Ensures anesthesia equipment and supplies are in a state of readiness.

Primary work areas include (1) Main Operating Room (Russo OR), (2) Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), and support of all other areas where Anesthesia services are provided (e.g. Labor & Delivery, GI Lab, Cath/EP Lab, IR, etc.).

Performs laboratory tests in the Anesthesia Blood Gas Lab providing lab results to the anesthesia providers.

Provides technical support to the anesthesia providers and the surgical team.

  • Following proper procedures in setting up of transducers.

  • Timeliness in providing required equipment.

  • Following proper procedures in stocking and cleaning of anesthesia carts and equipment.

  • Has an understanding of the operation of equipment used in anesthesia.

  • Provide supplies and equipment as needed during surgical procedures to the anesthesia provider.

  • Completes the anesthesia turnover between cases, not delaying the start of the following procedures.

  • Assists the anesthesia providers in difficult airways, trauma case and as needed.

  • Provides the needed equipment and supplies used in the remote anesthesia locations in the hospital.

Provide for patient safety by ensuring that equipment utilized, is correctly set up.

  • Following guidelines in the processing and set up of endoscopes and endoscopic equipment, and cleaning of equipment following universal standard precaution, wearing PPE.

  • Cleaning of anesthesia equipment correctly between patients.

  • Cleaning of anesthesia equipment in the OR suite at the completion of the OR schedule.

Team member functions.

  • Attends anesthesia staff meetings and in-services.

  • Communicates effectively with coworkers, anesthesia providers following department ground rules.

  • Assisting co-workers as needed.

  • Identifying opportunities for improvement, within their own job, and for the team.

  • Anticipating the needs of the anesthesia providers, and other members of the surgical team.

Quality Outcomes

  • Participating in QA projects

  • Assist with following the internal and external regulatory standards

    Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.