HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Anesthesia Technician PRN in Salem VA, Virginia

LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia. LGMC is a 521 bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS). Through our extensive network stretching from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, we have the privilege of serving more than 250,000 patients each year . LewisGale is also ranked among the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for benchmarked quality cancer care, patient safety, and satisfaction and health outcomes. Lastly, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have ranked us among the top hospitals nationwide on quality measures for our services and treatments to address heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care.

In 2011, healthcare’s highest accrediting body, The Joint Commission , recognized all four LewisGale hospitals for providing the highest level of evidence-based surgical care, an achievement directly tied to positive patient outcomes. Our surgical care has the lowest infection rates in Virginia, as well as length-of-stay and readmission rates that are better than national averages.

Surgical Specialties at LGMC include:

Chest & Lung, Cardiac, Breast, Colon & Rectal, Ear, Nose, & Throat, Gastrointestinal, Gynecologic, Neurologic, Ophthalmologic, Oral/maxillofacial, Orthopedic, Plastic, Reconstructive, and Cosmetic, Podiatric, Spinal, Urological, and Vascular

ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN CHALLENGES AND TASKS

  • Orders and monitors anesthetic agents inventory and equipment supplies.

  • Meets with vendors to assess new products and equipment.

  • Changes anesthesia circuits, suction tubing, and canisters between cases.

  • Cleans anesthesia machines and equipment carts, and keeps them properly stocked.

  • Maintains infusion pumps open heart supplies inventory.

  • Sets up equipment for special cases.

  • Pursues own professional growth through continuing education and in-services.

  • Communicates effectively with staff, peers, physicians and other departments.

  • All other duties as requested.

    EDUCATION Required: High School Diploma or equivalent. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).

    EXPERIENCE Preferred: 1 year of experience in healthcare such as Anesthesia Technician and/or EMT.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Anesthesia Technician PRN

Location: Virginia-Salem VA-Lewis-Gale Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00005-17345