Under direct supervision, assists in anesthesia set-up, preparation,
and clean-up for surgical procedures, and stocks and maintains
supplies, equipment, and work areas.
1. Assists in setting up work areas and in positioning anesthesia
equipment, patient monitoring devices, and apparatus such as
anesthesia and IV trays, percutaneous inducer sets, and pulmonary
fiber optic catheters.
2. Stocks and monitors anesthesia equipment, drugs, instruments,
supplies, and disposables; orders, receives, and tracks
3. Cleans and sterilizes anesthesia equipment such as ventilators,
bronchoscopes, and mass spectrometers according to established
procedures; stores equipment between uses.
4. Performs simple routine preventive maintenance such as lubrication
and calibration, and minor repairs or adjustments on assigned
5. Maintains and updates repair, service, and scheduled maintenance
records for anesthesia equipment and patient monitoring devices.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: One years related experience
Basic knowledge of hospital operating room conduct and safety
procedures. Skill in performing simple arithmetic calculations.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, to
maintain simple records and logsheets, and to clearly and accurately
identify and label supplies. Ability to transport and deliver
materials and stock goods. Ability to lift over 50 pounds and to walk
and stand at least 50% of the time. Ability to wear and work in
personal protective equipment. Ability to perform applicable
maintenance and sterilization procedures.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subjected to medical
inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform
the job. Employees in this job class may be required to work with
biohazardous or radio-labelled materials and to successfully complete
applicable safety training.