Anesthesthia Technician

Shift: Evening
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation’s most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We’re proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey.  Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country’s leading private hospital management companies.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Anesthesia Technician to join the Mountainside Team!

What You’ll Do

Anesthesia Technicians assist anesthesiologists, nurses, anesthetists, and other medical staff working on anesthesia teams. Their main responsibility is to clean, maintain and prepare anesthesia equipment for use in surgical procedures.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Engage in various pre-operation responsibilities such as setting up the anesthesia gas machine and checking gas lines

  • Prepare supplies for intubation, central breathing lines, oxygen measurement tools and more

  • Break down equipment, sanitize the anesthesia area and set up for the next case following the completion of all surgical procedures

  • Checking, calibrating, and testing medical equipment such as machines, monitors, invasive lines, and pharmaceuticals

  • Keep daily records of their equipment inspections

  • Ensure anesthesia equipment is repaired or replaced when/if equipment malfunctions

  • Stock needed supplies in any anesthetizing areas including bronchoscopy carts, pediatric carts, and, emergency room airway bags

  • Spot opportunities for improving efficiency and containing costs within anesthesia areas

  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned

What You’ll Bring

  • Graduated from an accredited Anesthesia Technologist training program
  • Minimum of 1+ years’ experience as an Anesthesia Tech in a hospital setting is preferred
  • Current BLS certification
  • Position requires fluency in the English language to function in job enviornment appropriately
  • Good interpersonal communication, team-work, and customer service skills
  • Strong organizinational, problem-solving and follow through skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to perform work when no directions are given, and give direction to others
  • Remain flexible, organized, professional and able to analyze, make sound decisions under stressful or crisis situations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current computer systems, equipment or programs used in the organization, knowledge of Epic a plus
  • Demonstrate maturity and accountability

What We Offer

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k with Company match

  • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage

  • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank

  • 6 Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Advancement and career development opportunities

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.