Anesthesia Tech Full Time
MercyOne

Sioux City, Iowa

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:
Day Shift

Description:
Under limited supervision, maintains and keeps records for the area of anesthesia supplies and equipment. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.
Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne, we know colleagues benefit from and strengthen our network. You'll find support, teamwork and coworkers that help you get the best out of yourself.

What we offer:

We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs
  • Education reimbursement
  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision
  • Paid time off
  • Long- and short-term leave
  • Retirement planning
  • Life insurance coverage

About the job:

Under limited supervision, maintains and keeps records for the area of anesthesia supplies and equipment.

What you will do:
  • Maintains and organizes inventory of all supplies, drugs, medical gases and equipment in anesthesia storage areas.
  • Troubleshoots anesthesia equipment and corrects. If necessary takes equipment for repair.
  • Maintains stock of drugs, supplies and equipment in anesthesia workroom, storage carts and machines in operating rooms as well as other predetermined areas.
  • Performs assigned cleaning functions as directed, i.e., anesthesia machines, equipment, supplies, storage carts and storage areas and turnover of operating rooms.
  • Checks daily and prepares anesthesia gas machines for use including minor maintenance.
  • Maintains records of cleaning, maintenance and repairs and of requisition and purchases.
  • Reports deficiencies in patient care to the registered nurse, as they occur to ensure that patient care is adequate and delivered appropriately, specific to the age of the patient population identified within the department/unit scope of service and in accordance with the department/unit standard.
  • Transports patients to and from ancillary departments when directed.
  • Answers intercom and/or signal lights to determine need as directed by circulating nurse and/or anesthetist/anesthesiologist and takes appropriate action as needed.
  • Develops and maintains competency in the use of the computer.
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks on an ongoing basis.
  • Demonstrates cost effectiveness in the use of supplies/use of time.
  • Participates in the monthly review of drug and supply "outdates"
  • Participates in airway management of applying cricoid pressure and assists in setting up the glidescope/fiberoptic scope/LMA and other devices.
  • Participates in all annual inventory counts, i.e., Anesthesia and Surgery.
  • Organizes inventory of supplies, medical gases and equipment in Anesthesia/Surgery storage areas.

What we are looking for:
  • High school diploma required.
  • Must have completed a recognized Nursing Assistant Program or have previous acute care related experience in lieu of certification.

Why MercyOne Western Iowa?

MercyOne Western Iowa serves the needs of individuals in a 33-county area including western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, a 238-bed regional facility, is home to the only Level II trauma center in the area - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service. Along with owned and managed hospitals in Primghar and Hawarden, Iowa, and a partnership with Dunes Surgical Hospital in South Dakota, the region also operates a primary care network, specialty care clinics and home health care, providing an entire continuum of preventative, primary, acute and tertiary health care services to provide personalized, compassionate care for the communities we serve and beyond.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life so you can get well-and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond. MercyOne Western Iowa is a member of Trinity Health

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Our Mission defines us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless Values guide us:
  • Reverence
  • Integrity
  • Commitment to the Poor
  • Compassion
  • Excellence
  • Justice
  • Stewardship
MercyOne Cultural Beliefs direct us:
  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.
  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.
  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.
  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.
  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



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