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Henry Ford Health System Anesthesia Tech-Full Time, Grosse Pointe Farms in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under general supervision from medical personnel stocks and maintains supplies, equipment and drugs for the anesthesia providers. Prepares the operating rooms and performs routine laboratory testing and equipment maintenance. Assists physicians and nurses as needed during Operating Room emergencies.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Stocks and maintains anesthesia supplies and drugs in the anesthesia carts, anesthesia workroom, Pre-op Holding area, Same Day Surgical Hold area, and operating rooms.

  2. Prepares set-up of operating rooms to include; selection and placement of instruments, preparation of all intravenous and pressure line systems, checking all necessary equipment for proper functioning.

  3. Maintains, cleans, and prepares for reprocessing, anesthesia related equipment.

  4. Cleans and wraps ambu bags. Assures availability of Ambu bags, Oxygen tanks, cardiac output machines and other necessary equipment in the O.R.

    1. Routinely calibrates the laboratory equipment used for Anesthesia Services. Collects and sends blood samples to appropriate labs.
  5. Operates laboratory equipment to obtain chemistry and blood test results (hematocrit, glucose, sodium, potassium, calcium and thromboelastogram). Reports these results to the MDA or CRNA.

  6. Delivers blood for transfusion to the anesthesia providers necessary, during organ transplants and other major procedures.

  7. Cleans and stocks anesthesia machines and ventilators and checks availability of all anesthesia related equipment.

  8. Troubleshoots anesthesia equipment and makes minor repairs as needed. Notifies the workroom Leader or Bioengineering of necessary repairs of equipment.

  9. Maintains a clean and organized workroom.

  10. Responds to requests for assistance by MDA/CRNA and during Blue Alerts and other emergency calls.

  11. Completes anesthesia billing memorandums.

  12. Performs other related duties as assigned and required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.

Previous experience in patient care environment preferred.

Previous experience in equipment repair is preferred.

Verbal and interpersonal communication skills required to interact with other members of health care team.

Physical ability to lift and move patients, supplies and equipment. Walking and standing for long periods required.

Successful completion of 120-day introductory period required to achieve knowledge of policies relative to job duties and patient care unit.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

BCLS highly desirable.

ASATT certification preferred

Overview Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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