Lead Anesthesia Technician (1.0 FTE, Evenings)

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Category: Facilities, Food Services, Housekeeping, Nursing Assistants and Technicians
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Evenings
Req: 9094
FTE: 1

United Health Workers

1.0 FTE - 8 hour Evening Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

The Lead Anesthesia Technician is responsible for performing, organizing and overseeing the daily work activities of the anesthesia technicians, assuring that the daily tasks are completed thoroughly and accurately. Other duties include: orientation and mentoring of staff, problem-solving instrument issues, providing feedback for employee evaluations and budget and assisting in the Quality Improvement Process.

Essential Functions

  • Acts as a resource to staff, managers and physicians related to anesthesia support servIces.

  • Assigns, organizes and coordinates the daily activities of the anesthesia technicians including assisting the Patient Care Manager with staff scheduling.

  • Monitors anesthesia technician's job performance and coaches as needed to assure standards are being followed.

  • Must fulfill all obligations and essential duties of the anesthesia technician.

  • Provides input related to staff performance to assist the Patient Care Manager in writing evaluations.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
 

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 

Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience and Certified Anesthesia Technician Certification (CER.A.T.). -AND- Ongoing maintenance of the CER.A.T. Certificate.

-OR-

Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience and current enrollment in a Certified Anesthesia Technologist (CER.A.T.T.) program, with certification obtained within three (3) years of hire. -AND- Ongoing maintenance of the CER.A.T. Certificate, once obtained.

-OR-

Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience and completion within the last two years of continuing education units that are accepted for CER.A.T.T. recertification. - AND- Ongoing timely completion of CE hours that are required to maintain the CER.A.T.T. Certificate. 

-AND-

License/Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to learn and evaluate new equipment and procedures quickly.

  • Ability to perform work-lead responsibilities such as training and orienting new employees, assigning and reviewing work for completeness and accuracy, scheduling work, and other coordinating and support duties for a supervisor/manager.

  • Ability to respond with flexibility to unusual and emergent situations, remain calm in stressful and emergency situations, work different shifts and schedules as needed, work overtime when directed by management.

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties during time of stress.

  • Knowledge of location, operation and maintenance of anesthesia equipment and supplies. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.