Anesthesia Critical Care Technician II USA
Requisition #: 393243
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Night Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Nov. 18, 2021
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Requisition #: 393243
Location: 600 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287
Full Time (40 hours)
Night Shift; 10:00 pm - 6:30 am
Weekend work required
Non-Exempt; Pay Grade: CE
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.
Track 1: High School diploma or GED required. Successful completion of Allied Health certification (i.e. CMA, CNA, EMT, etc.) or a minimum of one (1) year of pre-professional health degree track with sciences concentration.
Track 2: High School diploma or GED required. Minimum of one (1) year experience in OR/ICU/PACU setting or a pre-professional clinical internship.
Preferred: EMT, EMT-B, EMT-P and/or High School pre-professional clinical internship (approved by Manager) or college, and/or college with Pre-Nursing, Physician Assistant, Medicine or Pharmacy intent
Required Licensure, Certification, etc.
Basic Life Support CPR certification within three (3) months of hire.
- Knowledge of medical terminology and patient care procedures.
- Requires basic knowledge of physiologic monitoring devices.
- Knowledge of basic normal and abnormal physiologic parameters and laboratory data as it relates to patient care and management. (can be achieved through orientation period)
- Ability to function as a member of the patient care team and to maintain individual accountability.
- Ability to take direction in the prioritizing of responsibilities.
- Demonstrates during probationary period and after the capacity to multitask while prioritizing requests/needs
- Demonstrate initiative and ability to assess physician/clinician needs to enhance the care of patients in the operating room environment.
- Ability to diagnose and repair basic equipment failures during the operative process. (can be achieved through the orientation period)
- Understand and implement standard safety precautions
- Ability to work utilizing sterile and aseptic technique.(can be achieved through the orientation process)
- Highly effective interpersonal communication skills to interact with medical staff, patients, visitors and other employees. Demonstrates and understanding of scope of practice while maintaining a “can do attitude”
- Successful completion of Basic Life Support provider training within 3 months of employment in this job description
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.
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.