Boston Medical Center Anesthesia Aide - Anesthesiology, MP - 40 hr Day (SEIU) in Boston, Massachusetts

Anesthesia Aide - Anesthesiology, MP - 40 hr Day (SEIU)

Boston, MA

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Job ID 5321703 Date posted 08/07/2017

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It´s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet – an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.

BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Under general supervision, assists the anesthesiologist in the set-up and preparation of equipment for surgical procedures and provides preventative maintenance on medical equipment. Assists the anesthesiologist with patient preparation and provides additional assistance as necessary during the surgical procedure.

  • Work requires a high school diploma or a state high school equivalency (GED).

  • Prior experience in a similar setting would be a plus; however, on the job training will be provided.

  • Work requires the ability to stand and walk, for extended periods in the process of operating equipment, arranging instruments trays and equipment carts, conducting inventory of and dispensing supplies.

  • Ability to push/pull carts of instruments and/or equipment weighing up to 200 pounds.

  • Work requires the ability to work with patients possessing potentially infectious disease, contaminated medical/surgical instruments and equipment, and hazardous material (disinfectant chemicals, gases, steam) in the work environment, requiring observance of "Universal Precautions" by wearing protective clothing, gloves, goggles, and the observance of safe handling practices.

  • Work requires effective verbal and written communication skills in order to work with various clinical personnel, resolve problems and to properly identify and label supplies for inventory purposes.