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Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UW Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a temporary/hourly Anesthesiology Technician 2 in our UWMC Surgical Unit. We are looking for a health professional with experience in providing excellent direct patient care with anesthesia prior, post and during medical procedures. The Anesthesiology Technician 2 assists the operating room physician in preparing patients for surgical operations and procedures, examines patient vital signs, gathers data from monitors, assists physicians in the operation and maintenance of anesthesia equipment and devices, and observes patients post procedure. Patient age groups include newborn infant, pediatric, and adults. The Anesthesiology Technician 2 is an integral and essential member of the Operating Room Team and performs detailed procedures critical to the care and well-being of UWMC patients.
Additionally, responsibilities include:
Prepare, calibrate, and connect equipment such as blood pressure monitors, EKG's, EEG's to patients, and operate/maintain clinical analyzer
Install, prepare, calibrate, maintain, and modify electronic and mechanical equipment used for anesthesia
Obtain blood samples and provide blood parameters to medical staff as directed
Disassemble, decontaminate, and prepare anesthetic and monitoring equipment as needed
Present, interpret, and record physiological data
Assist UWMC OR staff with training of medical staff in routine and emergency use of anesthesia monitoring and resuscitation equipment
Related duties as trained and required to support Anesthesia Services
Competitive candidates will have a strong patient care background such as EMT or Paramedic training.
This is a Temporary/Hourly position, hours and shifts may be rotating/variable.
Associate of Arts Degree in Biomedical Electronics; OR two years of post-secondary education/training with emphasis in the sciences and one year of work experience in electronics service, maintenance and repair; OR two years of experience as an Anesthesiology Technician I, Paramedic, Laboratory Technician, or equivalent.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience as an anesthesia technician and high school diploma or GED
A graduate of an ASATT two-year approved program or equivalent
A graduate of an ASATT approved program and completion of required clinical component or equivalent
A strong patient care background such as EMT or Paramedic training.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.