Anesthesia Tech Roles and Responsibilities:
Clean the anesthesia area and set up circuits and IV.
Set up A-lines and Central Lines using sterile technique
Help in difficult airways. Includes using the Glidescope and difficult airway cart.
Be able to work as a team with the rest of the techs.
Understand that we are a teaching facility and be able to work with fellows and residents.
Needs to be able to adapt to different patient sizes. From below 1kg to over 400lbs.
Help with intubation and extubation.
- Graduation from an accredited Anesthesia Tech Program, OR applicable military anesthesia technician course of study. In lieu of schooling, 5 years of Anesthesia Technician experience in an Operating Room setting required.
- BLS for Healthcare Providers.
- Certification as an Anesthesia Technician.
- Two years of experience as an Anesthesia Technician in an operating room with job duties dedicated to anesthesia.