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Anesthesia Technician

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 118192
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085030151-Anesthesia

Overview

Anesthesia Technician

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical, Winston-Salem, NC

 

Join our team and be a proud member of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. As an Anesthesia Technician (Full-Time, Evening Shift) in our Anesthesia Department, you'll be an integral part of our commitment to deliver advanced and compassionate care to our patients and their families.

You will provide technological support to the Anesthesia Care Team in the Operating Room and ancillary anesthesia sites.

 

Position Highlights:

  • Shift Schedule: Full-Time, 40hrs weekly, M-F, 2pm-10:30pm
  • Department: Anesthesia Department
  • Location: AHWFB  

What We Offer:

  • Wellness Incentives: Take advantage of up to $1,500 per year in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program, prioritizing your well-being.
  • Education Reimbursement: We invest in your professional growth, offering up to $2,500 per year towards a bachelor’s degree and up to $5,000 per year towards a graduate degree.
  • Parental Benefits: We understand the importance of family, providing six weeks of paid maternity leave and four weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Retirement: Secure your future with up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions, ensuring financial peace of mind.

 

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

         Preferred:

  • Prior Anesthesia Tech or medical experience preferred. 
  • Degree preferred. 

 

       Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides room turnover in operating rooms and ancillary sites between cases by discarding used/disposable items. Cleans monitors, cables, cords and all exposed anesthesia surfaces. Sets room back up for cases to follow and communicates with Anesthesia Care Team if further assistance is needed. 
  • Sets up anesthesia delivery and patient care systems. 
  • While case is in progress, fills special requests and attends to continuing needs of the Anesthesia Care Team. 
  • Cleans all anesthesia areas. Uses instrument processing system, inventories and restocks trays, omnicells, gas machines, D-cells, and workrooms. Disinfects all anesthesia areas and removes all unused and/or excess items from rooms. 
  • Maintains daily communication with supervisors, co-workers, and the Anesthesia Care Team to resolve problems. Prior to the start of a case, discusses equipment and supplies needed with anesthesia provider. Provides input on equipment problems and supply needs. Liaison with Clinical Equipment Management to resolve problems with malfunctioning equipment or proper use of equipment. 
  • Ensures new CRNSs, SRNAs, faculty, and residents are educated on infection control guidelines, safety procedures and personal protective equipment. 
  • Maintains positive working relationships with co-workers and all departmental staff. Assists co-workers whenever possible, shares workloads equally and cooperates with each to resolve personal conflicts. 
  • Performs in accordance with age/developmental specific case guidelines regarding the use of appropriate supplies and equipment. 

 

         SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

PHYSICAL AND BEHAVIORAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Variations in temperature from hot to cold. 
  • Exposure to hazardous body fluids, wastes, gasses, and chemicals. 
  • Occasional exposure to radiation hazards. 
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment: face and eye protection, gown, mask, and non-sterile medical gloves. 

 

Where You’ll Work: 

Discover an enriching Anesthesia Technician career at AHWFB, nestled in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. As part of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center family, you'll interact with nursing, surgical specialists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, and a variety of health care professionals in your role as an Anesthesia Technician as you assist the Anesthesia Care Team with providing exceptional care and making a lasting impact on the lives of patients and families in our vibrant community. 

If you are a dedicated Anesthesia Technician looking to assist in making a difference in the lives of our patients, we welcome you to be a part of our team in the Anesthesia Department at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical. Join us and experience the fulfillment of providing exceptional healthcare in a supportive and dynamic environment.  Apply today! 

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