Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Anesthesia Technician Job

Job Number: RIH18763

Job Title: Anesthesia Technician

Department: Anesthesia - 1013137

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI



The Anesthesia Technician reports to the Perioperative leadership and under the direction of the Anesthesia providers, Surgeons or Perfusionist. Performs a variety of technical and patient care functions that provide assistance to the Anesthesia Department and surgical team throughout the perioperative period.

The Anesthesia Technician is expected to embrace Lifespan’s mission of “Delivering health with care” and successfully role model Lifespan’s values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence as these guide our everyday actions with patients, customers and one another
BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

High School level of knowledge with ability to comprehend technical and medical terminology.

Must obtain Basic Life Support certificate within 3 months date of hire.

Knowledge of medical terminology and principles of asepsis required.

Knowledge of cardiovascular equipment, cardiovascular technology and anatomy required.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills to provide care to patients throughout life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

EXPERIENCE:

Six months operating room experience required. Additional direct patient care experience is preferred.
Anesthesia Technician Certification preferred.