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anesthesia specialist

Location
Warrensville Hts, Ohio
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Sep 2022
Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As an Anesthesia Specialist, you will perform a variety of duties related to and involving the processing and preparing of room, equipment and supplies for the patients undergoing anesthetic procedures.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Appropriately stocks the carts and surgical suites with the required supplies as outlined on the anesthesia surgical suite stock par list.
  • Assist with difficult airway management by assisting with equipment needs from the providers.
  • Assists in the delivery of blood samples to the lab and retrieval of blood products.
  • Assists with lines and specialty room set-ups.
  • Disassembles, decontaminates and sterilizes anesthesia equipment and supplies. Report equipment problems to the management team.
  • Performs Point of Care (POCT) testing procedures, after an initial approved competency has been completed.
  • Effectively communicates with anesthesia and operating room staff to assure daily operating room assignments are prioritized at the start of each shift. Remains accessible in operating rooms at all times.
  • Efficiently transports all anesthesia related equipment and supplies to and from outside of Operating Rooms off-site locations.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records and checks status of orders and equipment
  • Maintains an adequate supply of all stock items in work room and keeps the work room clean and in an orderly condition.
  • Maintains anesthesia supplies by establishing inventory levels; requisitioning supplies; restocking supply
  • Maintains equipment by preparing, testing, and setting up a variety of anesthetic equipment for surgical use; troubleshooting equipment for problems or repairs; performing preventative maintenance and routine cleaning.
  • Participates in turning over rooms assuring minimal downtime between cases.
  • Retrieves and appropriately distributes the equipment necessary to prepare a patient for anesthesia. This includes specialty equipment for invasive lines and monitoring, difficult airway, and pediatric procedures.
  • Retrieves, carries, and appropriately distributes necessary medications to the Anesthesiologist, CRNA, or AA for the preparation or care of a patient for anesthesia.
  • Supports the anesthesia provider by setting up IV's
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Certifications:

  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)        required within new hire period.

Competencies (Complexity of Work):

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of one year experience working in a healthcare setting or successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program or similar healthcare-related training program. Direct patient care and/or surgical/OR environment experience preferred.   
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, or PowerPoint preferred 

Physical Requirements:

  • Extended periods walking, standing, lifting and carrying equipment (usually not over 20 lbs.).
  • Capable of pushing and maneuvering equipment weighing up to 150 pounds. May be exposed to bodily fluids.
  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 703251948-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Warrensville Hts, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent