Lead Anesthesia Tech - Vanderbilt University Medical Center1905471
Coordinates work assignments for Anesthesia Techs independently. Serves as a mentor to Anesthesia technical staff and participates in the orientation of newly hired Anesthesia Technical staff. Assists with quality control and maintenance of equipment. Assists the Anesthesia Technician Manager/Educator with personnel issues. Performs all functions of Certified Anesthesia Technologist.
- Organizes and coordinates the use of anesthesia personnel of assigned area.
- Insures that technical staff are responding in a timely fashion to all requests by the anesthesia care provider.
- May have primary responsibility for scheduling anesthesia staff in regards to daily schedule, time off, in-services, and any other educational activity.
- Assists educator in the evaluation of proficiency of technical staff by providing constructive feedback.
- The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
- High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience)
- 3 years relevant experience
- Certified Anesthesia Tech Required
- FT Days
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High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 3 years relevant experience
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
- Certified Anesthesia Technician Required
Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
- Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of force continually to move objects.
- Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
- Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
- Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
- Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
- Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
- Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
- Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
- Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
- Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
- Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.
- Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
- Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
- Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
- Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
- Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
- Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
- Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
- Frequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
- Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
- Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
- Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
- Continuous: Feeling: Ability to perceive size, shape, temperature, texture by touch with fingertips.
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