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Anesthesia Tech Travel
Ref No.: 16-04283
Location: Torrance, California
Start Date: 06/03/2016
Certified Anesthesia Technician Job Description
Anesthesia technicians support anesthesiologists, anesthesiologist assistants, nurses and other members of anesthesia care teams. Their main duty is maintaining anesthesia equipment. While many people consideranesthesia technology their career, aspiring anesthesiologists, anesthesiologist assistants and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists sometimes start out as anesthesia technicians to gain experience working with anesthesia equipment and other anesthesia professionals.
Certified Anesthesia Technician Job Duties
Job duties might vary by an anesthesia technician's skill level, as well as the state and type of facility in which he or she is employed. In general, anesthesia technicians clean, sterilize, test, calibrate and troubleshoot anesthesia equipment, as well as keeping records of equipment inspections. More advanced duties might include transporting patients to surgery, explaining procedures to patients and operating equipment, such as electronic and pneumatic devices, that monitors patients who are under anesthesia.