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SSM Health Anesthesia Technician- Part Time in Jefferson City, Missouri

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PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Checks, cleans and maintains anesthesia machine monitors including changing oxygen cylinders, refilling anesthesia gases, changing CO2 absorbent and ensuring equipment is in good working order.

  • Assists in set-ups of anesthesia equipment as needed.

  • Orders, obtains and stocks sterile solution surgical supplies to specified storage cabinets, including automated dispensing systems/cabinets.

  • Orders and maintains inventories of supplies in anesthesia and related areas. Ensures anesthesia carts are appropriately stocked.

  • Ensures malfunctioning equipment is serviced and proper infection control and regulatory guidelines are followed.

  • Assists in operating room turn-over by disinfecting anesthesia work surfaces, monitor cables and connecting a clean anesthesia circuit to the anesthesia machine.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE

  • One year experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent reaching and gripping.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Rare crawling, sitting and keyboard use/data entry.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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