Job Description

 

Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY

The Anesthesia Technician I (AT I) performs a variety of activities that support the Anesthesiology Service. The AT I assists anesthesiologists and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) with the technical preparation for inducing anesthesia, intubation, and airway management. The AT I demonstrates personal and professional effectiveness.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:

Education:High School diploma or equivalent required. Completion of an Anesthesia Technology program preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program. Other certificates as required by unit/service.


Work Experience: One (1) year related experience preferred.

Management Experience: N/A

Equipment Operated: N/A

Skills/Knowledge: N/A

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Communication Skills:

Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Other Skills:

Medical Terms

Advance Education: N/A

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible

Other Requirements: Computer and/or Key Entry Experience

Application Instructions

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