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Anesthesia Associate 10078609

Mineola, NY 11501
Full-time, Part-time

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Anesthesia Associate.

In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for assisting licensed anesthesia providers in the acquisition and preparation and of the equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia, for multiple areas covered within the organization (i.e. GI, Cath Lab, EP, Specials, MRI, TEE, and CCK). Contribute to safe efficient and cost-effective anesthesia care. Support the anesthesia provider in routine and complex surgical cases. Provide patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia. Depending on individual expertise and training, may provide basic upkeep of equipment care such as cleaning, sterilizing, assembling, and requisitioning and recording of inspections and maintenance regularly performed by Bio-Medical Engineering. Assists in supplying the Anesthesia provider with a variety of mechanical, pneumatic and electronic equipment used to monitor, evaluate and manage the patient undergoing anesthesia. Performs supply inventory, ordering, unpacking, and stocking of supplies used by anesthesia for surgery. Orders floor stock medications from pharmacy and ensures safe and secure delivery of non-narcotic medications for anesthesia daily use. Responsible for Documenting equipment repairs and other related activities as necessary to support the Anesthesia provider while caring for the patients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Completes daily assignments in an organized, timely efficient manner. Maintains inventory of anesthesia supplies according to par volumes and within approved budget; validates received orders for accuracy. Utilizes the Par Assist Inventory Control System and HBOC system for ordering.
  • Routinely supports coworkers in accomplishment of day to day activities and tasks necessary for the needs of the anesthesia department. Assists anesthesia patient care team as directed. Participates in the orientation of new employees as needed. Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-service or obtains information presented. Participates in quality improvement activities.
  • Demonstrates an ability to set priorities. Consistently responds to staff and unit needs in a timely manner. Accurately reports pertinent patient information to the physician, anesthesia manager or designee.
  • Complies with regulatory and WUH policies governing safety standards and infection control.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify sterile and unsterile steam, gas and sterrad supplies. Able to recognize events that would render a sterile item to be contaminated or be considered unsterile and notifies CST, Anesthesia manager, MD andor all appropriate personnel of such events. Demonstrates ability to identify unsafe, look alike and or expired medications and supplies and notify pharmacy, MD, Anesthesia manager or any and all appropriate personnel of such events.
  • Provides support by preparing patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems before, during and after anesthesia. Manages equipment maintenance including cleaning, sterilization, assembling, servicing and requisitioning. Assist with the coordination of anesthesia equipment repairs with Bio Med and outside vendor.
  • Works to improve and/or maintain Press Ganey scores. Recognizes and responds to issues that may cause problems and refers issues through proper chain of command utilizing the escalation policy. Maintains open channel of communication in all interactions; demonstrates proper phone and email etiquette.
  • Responds to emergency situations as appropriate. Is cognizant of HEICS plan and participates in implementing plan as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify you must have a High School or GED.
  • 1 - 2 years Related work experience.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral & written), interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills including knowledge of HBOC and Par Assist.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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Posting ID: 624930533Posted: 2021-06-14Job Title: Anesthesia Associate