The Anesthesia Support Department operates 24/7.
The Anesthesia Technician will perform technical work in setting
up, calibrating and troubleshooting anesthesia equipment assisting
the Anesthesiologist or CRNA with placing invasive and non-
invasive monitoring devices on patients, ensuring necessary
equipment is in good working condition and properly set up for the
This is a 40 hour a week position with day shifts (11am -
7:30pm). This position qualifies for a generous benefit package
including PTO accrual based upon the number of hours hired to
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000
diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and
well-being of the unique communities we serve.
Performs technical work in setting up, calibrating and
troubleshooting anesthesia equipment assisting the Anesthesiologist
or CRNA with placing invasive and non- invasive monitoring devices
on patients, ensuring necessary equipment is in good working
condition and properly set up for the anesthesia procedure.
Assists the Anesthesiologist or CRNA with invasive and
non-invasive monitoring devices on patients and positioning and
transport of patients. Prepares fluids and setups for use and
observes sterile technique during line placement. Assists with the
preinduction, induction, maintenance and extubation /transport of
all phases of an anesthetic, anticipating anesthesia care team
needs. Correctly labels and handles specimens to be sent to the
laboratory. Uses personal protective equipment, handles sharps
safely and practices laser safety.
Performs quality control and troubleshooting on assigned
anesthesia equipment. Maintains equipment in good working order
through 12 point inspection. Checks for sterility, date of
expiration and any holes/tears in packaging of supplies. Checks and
labels fluids/medications accurately, discards outdated/unlabeled
fluids and medications. Completes department Quality Assurance
program for anesthesia equipment.
- Sets up anesthesia equipment and supplies. Cleans equipment
with approved solution daily, practices scrupulous scope care and
documentation according to policy and assures anesthesia equipment
is clean before it's use in OR. Prioritizes clinical activities
appropriately. Demonstrates both proper use of equipment and
knowledge of anesthesia circuits and supplies. Restocks
cabinets/ADS supplies and returns unused supplies/equipment to
Graduation from an accredited Anesthesia Technician program (or
equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
Basic Life Support certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
If graduation from an accredited Anesthesia Technician program:
No prior experience required.
If a High School diploma or GED: Two (2) years of operating room
experience in calibration, maintenance, and repair of anesthesia
equipment or similar equipment, or related experience in a
To be considered as a Trainee: One (1) year of operating room
experience involving direct patient care and/or equipment
maintenance and calibration.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Legal Employer: STATE
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Anesthesia Support
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No