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Billings Clinic Lead Endoscopy/Anesthesia tech in Billings, Montana

You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.

And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!

You can make a difference here.

About Us

Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.

Your Benefits

We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for more information ordownload the Employee Benefits Guide (https://ncstoragemlbillings.blob.core.windows.net/public/2021%20Billings%20Clinic%20Staff%20Benefits%20Guide.pdf) .

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence

Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/campaign-landing-pages/magnet/) to learn more!

Pre-Employment Requirements

All new employees must complete several pre-employment requirements prior to starting. Click here (https://billingsclinic.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=15&c=billingsclinic) to learn more!

Lead Endoscopy/Anesthesia tech

ENDOSCOPY (Billings Clinic Main Campus)

req4522

Shift: Varies

Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)

Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Non-Exempt)

Starting Wage DOE: $19.16 - 22.51

The Lead Anesthesia Technician is responsible for assisting and supporting Surgical Services Leadership team. Responsible for providing leadership to the Anesthesia Technicians and providing direction while overseeing the daily operational activities performed by the Anesthesia Technicians to include but not limited to ensuring the availability and proper condition of all anesthesia equipment, and monitoring of supplies and ensuring safe handling of pharmaceuticals. Accountable to coordinate the daily activities which include: ongoing inventory of supplies and equipment; adhering to cleaning procedures for equipment; maintains logs, and performance improvement activities.

Essential Job Functions

• Responsible for providing direction while overseeing activities associated with the day-to-day operations of anesthesia support operations. Prepares work schedules and gives daily assignments to ensure all required tasks are completed.

• Acts as a resource to staff responding to procedural questions and assistance with problem resolution. Acts as a liaison with other departmental staff concerning equipment and/or supply issues. Provides advice concerning logistical support and product flow.

• Assists the Clinical Coordinator with the investigation and resolution of physician related concerns or problems that may arise.

• Primary resource for the OB/GYN department as it relates to OB/GYN anesthesia services in the Family Birth Center (i.e., C-section conducted in FBC, supplies, ensuring equipment is in working order, and assisting with resolving problems.

• Performs training and orientation for new and existing Anesthesia Technicians. Conducts in-services as may be needed regarding equipment operation, maintenance and repair.

• Provides documented input and feedback for disciplinary and performance appraisal processes.

• Responsible for the cleanliness, availability and proper working condition of all anesthesia equipment and supplies.

• Ensures the workrooms are cleaned and restocked and cleaned and sterilized all intubation tubes and LMAs.

• Troubleshoots problems relating to availability or working condition of equipment and supplies.

• Responsible for the documentation, monitoring and support of maintenance, calibration, safety and repairs of all anesthesia equipment and ensure adherence to all standards and legal requirements.

• Responsible for the making recommendations on the purchase or replacement of respiratory therapy/anesthesia equipment and supplies. Participates in the research and evaluation of new equipment or supplies.

• Participates in and assists the Clinical Coordinator with developing departmental goals, objectives, anesthesia operational budgets

• Participates in developing and maintaining departmental technical policies/procedures and standards/protocols as it relates to anesthesia services.

• Participates in the development and maintenance of a quality control program to assure patient safety and the timely and accurate delivery of all necessary supplies and equipment to the operating room.

• Monitors surgery schedule to ensure operating rooms are equipped with appropriate anesthesia supplies, equipment and accessories. Prepares operating rooms for anesthesia procedures.

• Assists the Clinical Coordinator in ensuring that the anesthesia workroom meets with all regulatory and accreditation standards particularly as it relates to the safe handling of pharmaceuticals and equipment, maintaining necessary tracking/logs for LMAs, pulling outdated stock/supplies and expired pharmaceuticals.

• Provides support to the Anesthesiologist and perfusionists. Anticipates, troubleshoots, and prepares procedure rooms with appropriate supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals (excluding narcotics and sodium pentothal prepared by a RN or Anesthesiologist).

• Maintains appropriate inventory levels for pharmaceuticals, supplies and equipment.

• Responsible for proper documentation; monitoring and support for maintenance, calibration, safety and repairs of anesthesia equipment. Complex issues are reported to appropriate personnel.

• Cleans and sterilizes intubation tubes, scopes and laryengeal masks (LMAs).

• Stocks case carts for the anesthesiologists ensuring accuracy of equipment/supplies are provided based on type of case

Minimum Qualifications

Education

• Minimum 2 Year / Associate Degree

Experience

•Three (3) years of related experience

•Demonstration of progressively more responsible work or prior experience in a leadership role

Certifications and Licenses

•Emergency Medical Tech (EMT), LPN, Medical Assistant, Respiratory Therapist, or CNA preferred

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Employees that require a licensed or certification must be properly licensed/certified and the licensure/certification must be in good standing.

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)

Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.

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