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Providence Anesthesia Technician - Main OR in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling an Anesthesia Technician - Main OR (1.0 FTE, Varabile) to Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR

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The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.

The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position.

Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization.

For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served.

Assists with patient care as directed by RN. This may include assisting with patient admission, care, transfer, and discharge.

Assists RN to provide appropriate environment, equipment, transport devices, and supplies according to age, size, weight and condition of patient.

Reports all observations concerning patients to RN.

Utilizes infection control principles. Maintains an orderly, clean and safe environment. Utilizes Aseptic Technique, while performing duties as appropriate. Support department as needed by ordering and organization of forms, and by maintaining stock levels.

May support department by transporting patients and assisting with change-over activities.

Will assist with orientation of perioperative assistants and technicians as requested.

Performs anesthesia changeovers: i.e. changes breathing circuit, masks, bags, laryngeal masks and laryngoscope blades.

May assist with calibration of anesthesia and monitoring equipment (blood gas machine, accu-check, ACT, arterial pressure machine).

May prepare invasive lines using aseptic technique and calibration of associated equipment.

Ensures that all non-schedule medications and supplies are available to the anesthesia provider for each case.

Accurately transports nonscheduled medications to appropriate procedural areas.

Keeps a constant inventory of all medications, IV solutions, inhalation anesthetics, and other expendable supplies.

May perform cell saving duties including the preparation, operation and maintenance of cell saving machines. Maintains equipment including routine cleaning, preventive maintenance, and quality control checks as appropriate.

Assist the anesthesia provider with patient airway management on a routine or emergent basis by assisting with flexible bronchoscopy.

May clean and disinfect the bronchoscope after use utilizing standard precautions.

Assists the anesthesia provider with hemodynamically unstable patient episodes.

May run blood gas analysis as requested.

Participates in rotation of call.

Demonstrates commitment to teamwork, by contributing to the team to meet department needs, offering assistance to others, carrying fair share of the workload, and coordinating patient care with other members of the team.

Contributes to resolving conflict. Utilizes problem-solving skills to promote a positive work environment and seeks assistance in resolving conflict when needed.

Demonstrates department accountability; contributes to and attends Department staff and/or education meetings; participates in Department projects or committees; uses downtime productively.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma -OR- equivalent

  • Must obtain Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within the orientation period

  • Two (2) years of employment as an Anesthesia Technician -OR- two (2) years of clinical experience in an accredited hospital with an operating room -OR- Completion of an Accreidted Anesthesia Technology Degree

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Anesthesia Techs

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 351518