PURPOSE OF POSITION: To serve as a resource to staff and maintain supply levels in the Anesthesia Department's anesthetizing locations of a medical center dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents.
This is a 2nd shift position, 2:00 - 10:30PM and will include weekends and 3rd shift back-up coverage.
·Operating Room Readiness
Responsible for reviewing daily surgery schedule to prioritize and predict anesthesia supplies and equipment needed for cases based upon acuity and type of surgery/procedure for assigned locations. Ensure supplies and equipment are available, in good working condition and are knowledgeable of their use/operation. Responsible for developing excellent customer service skills and implementing pro-active behaviors for case/room readiness.
Responsible for preparing, achieving and maintaining Cer.A.T. designation through departmental training program, case knowledge and attaining needed CEUs.
Responsible for contacting provider at start of day to review case management strategies and maintaining communication and visibility during each case thereafter.
Participate in improving organizational performance through recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities (I2S2 initiatives), performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to department discussions.
Skills & Competencies
Ability to perform clerical functions with accuracy and attention to detail
·Communication - Intermediate
Good verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Medical Terminology - Intermd
Intermediate knowledge of medical terminology
Possess finger dexterity, manual dexterity and motor coordination necessary to manipulate necessary tools/objects
Mechanical aptitude sufficient to operate necessary equipment
·High School Graduate OR EquivalentPreferred:
·2 years related experience