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Anesthesia Technician

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Anesthesia Technician you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Heart Hospital of Austin which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsHeart Hospital of Austin, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Anesthesia Technician where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsAs an Anesthesia Technician, you will be responsible for the acquisition and preparation of anesthesia equipment and supplies, the performance and collection of routine quality control functions, clerical duties related to anesthesia care, basic patient care such as transporting, first line maintenance and servicing, and inventory control.
    • You will acquire and prepare anesthesia equipment and supplies for each surgical case, as well as identify and troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment
    • You will assist with arterial line, Swan Ganz, and I.V. insertion and maintenance
    • You will set up anesthesia machines and monitors in surgery and other areas
    • You will clean and decontaminate equipment used in the anesthetic care of patients
    • You will perform point of care procedures and document required information
    • You will perform clerical duties such as chart review, first line equipment maintenance and servicing, changing soda lime and opening canisters to air, emptying sharps and glass bottle containers, organizing the supply room, and stocking anesthesia carts and cupboards
      What qualifications you will need:Experience
      • 6 months continuous experience in healthcare - preferredEducation
        • High school graduate or equivalent
        • Completion of a hospital-based Anesthesia Technician training program or a 2 year Associate Degree program - preferredLicenses and Certifications
          • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. David's Healthcare policyThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David's
            HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital. We are one of the highest performing cardiovascular
            facilities in the nation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
            It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department. We have an advanced Executive Wellness
            Program. Our six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs serve the city of Austin. We have
            three catheterization labs and electrophysiology services as well. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs
            in the world.
            HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute
            for over a decade.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the
            delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
            "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
            HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Anesthesia Technician opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Austin , Anesthesia Technician, Professions , Austin, Texas

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