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Anesthesia Technician

Company: UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper
Location: Haymarket
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Anesthesia Technician

Job Code: AN5020


We are welcoming a new era in healthcare where achieving good health is just the beginning. At UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, we believe in caring for the whole person by getting to know - and making connections with - our patients. By combining the talent and expertise of our people, the breadth of capabilities across our system, and our commitment to helping our communities get better and stay healthy, we are improving the patient experience.

As a UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper team member, you will have a voice in patient care decisions, support the most advanced medical technologies and feel a strong sense of satisfaction from making a difference in people's lives every day.


Classification: Nonexempt

Supervises Positions: No


The anesthesia technician supports the department of Anesthesia by:

  • Preparation and set up of appropriate equipment and supplies for each surgical case.
  • Preparation and set up of appropriate equipment and supplies, including prepping patient as appropriate, for blocks, a-lines, etc.
  • Maintains a clean and safe anesthesia workroom.
  • Restocks and cleans all anesthesia carts and equipment.
  • Inventories and orders supplies as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned. Communication: Collaborates with the leadership team and UCIC to identify and resolve unit issues.
    • Keeps co-workers and intra-op staff informed of any updates/issues.
    • Follows written instructions as needed. Quality: Complies with established departmental and organization policies/guidelines.
      • Maintains, operates, and monitors all equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations and department standards. Technical Competency: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate to the age of the patients served.
        • Collects, organizes, and enters information into the patient scheduling application.
        • Assists with various types of surgical operations providing technically skilled duties, serving as first assist.
        • Demonstrates knowledge of instrumentation and sterile/aseptic technique. The incumbent may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned.


          Education: High School Diploma or GED required.

          Experience: 5 years of experience preferred. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy for additional details.

          Licensure: N/A

          Additional Skills/Requirements Required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Understands and practices the importance of proper cleaning and disinfecting of anesthesia equipment; inventory and ordering ability in order to meet supply and demand; some knowledge of anesthesia equipment and medical terminology.

          Additional Skills/Requirements Preferred: N/A


          Physical Demand Code: 17A, Medical Technician/Other Techs

          Work Function/Activity: Medium to Heavy Physical Demand

          The job requires constant sitting, standing, walking, and bending/stooping. Frequent repetitive body movements. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull up to 100 lbs. occasionally. For any weight over 35 lbs. use Safe Handling Equipment. This job description may not include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. It may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper.

          • May require the use of safety equipment, such as HEPA mask, for infection prevention: Yes
          • On call responsibilities as directed: No
          • Ability to travel between campus buildings, remote facilities, and out of town as needed: No

Keywords: UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, Centreville , Anesthesia Technician, Professions , Haymarket, Virginia

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