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Anesthesia Critical Care Technician III

Requisition #: 276123
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Evening Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Dec. 1, 2020

The Anesthesia Critical Care Technician III, 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 the 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. Maintains all anesthesia
equipment before, during and after the operative procedure. 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. Prepares all equipment to be used in the operative care of the anesthetized patient and performs all duties as outlined in the Departmental guideline manual. 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).These duties are performed at the direction of the Anesthesiologist, Nurse Anesthetist staff (CRNA), Critical Care Technician Manager, or Lead Technician.
Is proficient in the application of all 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 proficient in the use of sterile and aseptic technique when assisting in introducing invasive lines into the patient.
Is proficient in processing equipment used in anesthesia and the management of the anesthetized patient. Is proficient in troubleshooting anesthesia equipment failures as a first responder.
Is proficient in caring for different age patients and is aware of the special needs of these patient populations. Is proficient in setting up anesthesia equipment, monitoring, and rapid blood delivery devices, for intra-operative and post-operative use. Draws samples for laboratory analysis. Readies anesthesia equipment for subsequent use at the end 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.Functions as an Anesthesia Technologist under the supervision of a Technical Staff Supervisor or Manager. Assists staff Anesthesiologists in performing the most technical of anesthesia preparations for procedures in all anesthetizing locations. Supports the operation of anesthesia by preparing, maintaining, cleaning, and when possible repairing equipment used during the anesthetic course. Works independently and participates in the on-call rotation to support emergency O.R. cases, cardiac and transplant cases. Participates in the training/orientation of new staff members as Critical Care Technicians.

Full Time, Evening shift (40 hours)

2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Work Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, East Baltimore Campus, Baltimore, MD 21287

Education:

  1. Position requires knowledge of the life sciences as normally acquired through successful completion of an Associate Degree in an allied health or life science discipline. High school diploma with successful completion of one of the following combinations of work experience and education are required.
    • Must have worked as a Certified Critical Care Technician II for 24 months.
    • Knowledge of the life sciences as normally acquired through successful completion of an Associate Degree in an allied health or life science discipline.
    • High school diploma with successful completion of a medical technician program and 24 months of experience in an operating room, ICU or critical care setting may be substituted for the Associate Degree.
    • Experience beyond the work experience requirement may be substituted for the degree on a 2 years of experience for 1 year of education basis .i.e. 4 years.

Licensure/Certification:

Position requires certification as a Technician by the American Association of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT). BLS required. Or an EMT (all levels). It will be required to have acquired recertification within 3 months of the listed expiration date and or receive provisional certification in that same time period.

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.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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