Anesthesia Assistant, Gynecology Surgical Services- BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

  • Company:
    PHSA
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 hours ago
  • Category:
    Physicians

Anesthesia Assistant, Gynecology Surgical Services 

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

What you’ll do

  • Set up, test, calibrate, operate and monitor equipment for regular use including anesthetic machines, breathing circuits, ventilators, scavenging devices, intubation equipment, fiberoptic bronchoscopes, monitoring equipment, infusion devices and blood gas machines. Assist the anesthesiologist with the trial use and evaluation of new equipment.
  • Prepare patients for surgery and perform pre-operative assessments as requested by the anesthesiologist.
  • Insert or assist with the insertion of devices such as nasogastric tubes, esophageal stethoscopes, IV’s, intra-arterial lines, PIC lines, Swan Ganz catheters and Central Venous catheters.
  • Assist with or perform airway management, including insertion of laryngeal mask airways, intubations, difficult intubations and mask ventilation.
  • Assist in the positioning of patients under the direction of the anesthesiologist.
  • Adjust the anesthetic (i.e.: ventilation, temperature control devices etc) as directed by the anesthesiologist.

 

What you bring

  • Graduate from a recognized school of Respiratory Therapy.
  • Two (2) years recent Operating Room or Critical Care experience.
  • Completion of an accredited post-graduate diploma in Anesthesia Technology.
  • Membership in the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT), and the British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT).
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program.

You will have the ability to:

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Collaborate effectively with all team members.
  • Deal with others effectively.
  • Physically carry out the duties of the position.
  • Organize work.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Use critical thinking skills.

 

What’s in it for you

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

Casual (0.01 FTE)
$34.95 to $43.58 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Rotating Schedule; 0700-1905, 1900-0705, 0730-1530 (varies)
Requisition Number: 101349

 

What we do

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) bcwomens.ca is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

 

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

 

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca    

 

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of December 11, 2020. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

 

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