Job Description

Job Title: Anesthesia Technician II
Job ID: 691837
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Mercy
Department: Anesthia
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description

Purpose:
Performs a variety of duties related to and involving the processing and preparing of room, equipment and supplies for the patients undergoing anesthetic procedures. Assists in the acquisition, preparation, operation, and maintenance of the equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia. Provides support for surgical cases by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before and during anesthesia.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the evaluation of new equipment and supplies. Adhere to UPMC policy when arranging for an evaluation
  • Draw blood samples from existing intravascular lines.
  • Input daily charging information into SMS for hospital technical billing purposes.
  • Maintain personal growth and development by participating in the in-service and continuing education programs.
  • Maintain statistics as requested to support quality initiatives, reporting responsibilities, focus studies, and operational analysis.
  • Operate equipment used intraoperatively.
  • Operate rapid infusion pump system (RIS).
  • Participate in the department equipment management program according to program guidelines.
  • Perform Phlebotomy as requested
  • Perform and evaluate thromboelastrographs (TEG).
  • Performs all responsibilities of Anesthesia Technician
  • Trains, mentors, and orients Anesthesia Associates or Anesthesia Students as needed

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED and 3 years of experience as an anesthesia technician or a Graduate from an accredited Anesthesia Tech school and 
  • 2 years of experience as an anesthesia technician required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
ASATT Certified Anesthesia Technician (Cer.A.T.) required

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Certified Anesthesia Technician

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $16.23 to $25.77

Union Position: No

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