Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Central Washington Hospital
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day/Evening Shift

Job Description

Required Knowledge and Training:

1. Graduate of an accredited school of Anesthesia Technology

2. Current MA-R,P or C registration or able to procure upon hire.

3. Current, valid certification by the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT) as an Anesthesia Technician, and maintenance of CEUs for on-going certification, required.

4. BLS and ACLS Certification (within 6 months of hire)

5. Demonstrates positive attitude and aptitude

6. Demonstrates abilities in teaching, leadership, and positive communication

7. Must possess basic computer skills related to Windows navigation, mouse usage, keyboarding, email communication and password management.

General Function:

Serves as a resource person, educator and role model in the achievement of high quality Anesthesia Support for the Surgical Services patients and providers. Serves as a contact person in the absence of supervisor or director. Does not hire, fire, discipline, promote, transfer or appraise performance. Maintains a high standard of professional responsibility and performance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for assisting and supporting the anesthesia care providers as described in

the Anesthesia Technician job description.

2. Assist with the coordination of new hires and students; clinical precepting, orientation. In conjunction with the Perioperative Educator, keeps orientation and education records current, assists in the completion of the orientee’s check list and contributes to the three month evaluation of new staff.

3. Identifies learning needs and professional self-improvement needs for the Anesthesia Technicians and support staff.

4. Organize and participate in staff education.

5. Participates in interviews for hiring Anesthesia Technicians.

6. Collaborates with the Clinical Manager and/or Charge Nurse and staff to

develop and maintain standards of care.

7. Will act as a lead for service group, dialoging with anesthesia providers, regarding training, orientation, instrument and equipment issues for this service with ongoing dialogue with the Clinical Manager.

9. Work collaboratively with the Clinical Manager regarding technique issues, learning needs and cross training.

10. Will act as a mentor and preceptor for new staff and cross training current staff members in your service group.

11. May oversee and/or assign daily and weekly departmental supply orders and tasks.

12. May oversee and/or assist with daily assignments as directed by Clinical Manager.

13. May attend bi-weekly team leader meetings and will contribute to a monthly newsletter for staff regarding any changes (additions/deletions) to equipment and or instrumentation as well as training that may be occurring within your service group. Information to be turned into the Director or Clinical Manager the first week of each month for the newsletter.

14. Relate to others in a manner that creates a sense of teamwork and the spirit of cooperation.

Additional Information

About Confluence Health: Confluence Health was formed in 2013 as an affiliation between the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center and Central Washington Hospital to create an integrated, rural healthcare delivery system with 2 hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care in ten communities across North Central Washington state. Over 225 physicians and 100 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost effective manner. Our Setting and Lifestyle: We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diversity of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with good schools and opportunities for the entire family to be involved in culture and arts.