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Anesthesia Critical Care Technician II (As Needed)

Requisition #: 292463
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Oct. 20, 2020

The Anesthesia Critical Care Technician II, under the direct supervision of a Supervisor, assists staff Anesthesiologists in preparing and performing a variety of anesthesia preparations and procedures in the operating rooms and in remote anesthetizing locations. Acts as a member of the Anesthesia team by preparing patient / machine interface for the delivery of anesthesia and the management of the patient during surgery. Assists in the sterile and aseptic preparation of the patient for the placement of pulmonary artery, central venous and, arterial and venous monitoring lines. Obtains physiologic samples for analysis, obtains physiologic readings by using invasive monitors and provides data to the anesthesia team responsible for the Critical Care Management of the patient during the surgical process. Applies all equipment used in the operative care of the anesthetized patient and performs all duties as outlined in the Departmental guideline manual and at the direction of the Anesthesiologist, Nurse Anesthetist staff (CRNA), Critical Care Technician Manager/ACCM Operations Manager, or Lead Technician.

Maintain all anesthesia equipment, instruments and supplies before, during, and after the operative procedure. Provide prompt, courteous customer support, including but not limited to the dependable diagnosis of simple equipment failures and malfunctions and support hospital intubation program (within and outside the operating rooms). Is competent in a variety of anesthesia preparations and procedures in the operating room setting and in remote anesthetizing locations. Supports the anesthesia team by preparing, maintaining, and cleaning equipment used within an anesthetic course. Is competent in the use of sterile and aseptic technique when assisting and introducing invasive lines into the patient. Is proficient in processing equipment used in anesthesia and the management of the anesthetized patient. Is competent in troubleshooting anesthesia equipment failures as a first responder. Is competent in the use of care of different age patients and is aware of the special needs of these patient populations. Is competent in setting up anesthesia equipment, monitoring, and rapid blood delivery devices, for intra-operative and post-operative use. Uses knowledge of sterile technique to assist with central line and pulmonary artery catheter placement. Draws samples for laboratory analysis. Readies anesthesia equipment for subsequent use. At the conclusion of each case and as directed in the departmental policy and procedure manual. Participates in the training/orientation of new staff members to the operating room setting. The Techncian will work to ensure the delivery of safe and efficient patient care through their actions and with the scope of their practice.

Casual/On Call (less than 20 hours per week)

2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

On Call and Weekend Work Required

Work Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Anesthesia Delivery Sites, Baltimore, MD 21287

Education/Experience:

Track 1: High School diploma or GED required. Successful completion of Allied Health Certification (i.e. CMS, CNA, EMT, etc.) or a minimum of one (1) year of pre-professional health degree track with sciences concentration.

Education/Experience:

Track 2: High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum one (1) year of experience in OR/ICU/PACU setting or a pre-professional clinical internship.

Preferred: EMT, EMT-B, EMT-P and/or a High School pre-professional clinical internship (appoved by Manager), or college, and/or a college with Pre-nursing, Physician Assistant, Medicine, or Pharmacy intent.

Required Licensure, Certification, etc.:

Basic Life Support CPR Certification required.

Work Experience:

(See education section above) - Has served as a Critical Care Tech I for one (1) year or has completed EMT (any level), or has served as a Critical Care Tech or Anesthesia Technician/Technologist for 1.5 years elsewhere.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.

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