LEAD ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN - Nights

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Night - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The Lead Anesthesia Technician is responsible for performing, organizing and overseeing the daily work activities of the anesthesia technicians, assuring that the daily tasks are completed thoroughly and accurately. Other duties include: orientation and mentoring of staff, problem-solving instrument issues, providing feedback for employee evaluations and budget and assisting in the Quality Improvement Process.

Locations
Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Acts as a resource to staff, managers and physicians related to anesthesia support services.
  • Assigns, organizes and coordinates the daily activities of the anesthesia technicians including assisting the Patient Care Manager with staff scheduling.
  • Monitors anesthesia technician's job performance and coaches as needed to assure standards are being followed.
  • Must fulfill all obligations and essential duties of the anesthesia technician.
  • Provides input related to staff performance to assist the Patient Care Manager in writing evaluations.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

Experience Qualifications
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience and Certified Anesthesia Technician Certification (CER.A.T.). Twenty (20) continuing education units must be completed every two years to maintain the CER.A.T. Certification.

    -OR-

    Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience and current enrollment in a Certified Anesthesia Technologist (CER.A.T.T.) program, with certification obtained within three (3) years of hire. Thirty (30) continuing education units must be completed every two years to maintain the CER.A.T.T. Certification.

    -OR-

    Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience and completion within the last two years of 30 continuing education units that are accepted for CER.A.T.T. recertification. Thirty (30) continuing education units must be completed every two years.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to learn and evaluate new equipment and procedures quickly.
  • Ability to perform work-lead responsibilities such as training and orienting new employees, assigning and reviewing work for completeness and accuracy, scheduling work, and other coordinating and support duties for a supervisor/manager.
  • Ability to respond with flexibility to unusual and emergent situations, remain calm in stressful and emergency situations, work different shifts and schedules as needed, work overtime when directed by management.
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties during time of stress.
  • Knowledge of location, operation and maintenance of anesthesia equipment and supplies.

Licenses and Certifications
  • BLS - Basic Life Support

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.