Service Summary

  • Prepares and sets up equipment for Anesthesia and Perioperative Blood Management procedures.
  • Assists Anesthesiologist with monitoring, induction and intubation of patients.
  • Cleans and sterilizes anesthesia and perfusion instruments and equipment.
  • Orders anesthesia, perfusion supplies and equipment, and ensures the workroom, carts, and outreach areas are well stocked.
  • Maintains department equipment by evaluating performance, inspecting for defects, and scheduling repairs.
  • Orients, teaches, and oversees volunteers in the operating room, anesthesia and perfusion workroom.
  • Assists in placement of intravenous infusion lines and invasive and non-invasive pressure monitoring devices and lines.
  • Maintain Continuing Education specific to anesthesia, ATS, IABP, Laboratory machines and patient care monitors.
  • Operate point-of-care testing laboratory equipment and report results to appropriate primary patient care provider.
  • Assist anesthesia and perfusion with transporting and monitoring patients.

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