Anesthesia Technician II

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(3/27/2024 9:27 AM)
Job ID
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code

Job Description

Join UChicago Medicine, as a Certified Anesthesia Technician in the Anesthesia Department at our main campus in Hyde Park!


As an Anesthesia Technician, you will be responsible for the seting up, operating, and troubleshooting the anesthesia machines, monitors, and ancillary devices. In this role, the Anesthesia Technician will support routine surgical cases by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of patient equipment, and anesthesia delivery systems, before and during anesthesia. You are responsible for maintenance of supplies and equipment in clinical settings such as: the surgical suite, obstetrics suite, radiology, PACU, ICU, Cath Lab, MRI, ER, GU, dental suites ambulatory surgery, animal and research laboratories. The Certified Anesthesia Technician has practical knowledge and expertise in all general areas of anesthesia. 


*** $2,000 Sign-On Available ***


Essential Job Functions

  • Sets up, operates, and troubleshoots anesthesia machines, monitors, and ancillary devices.
  • Assists the anesthesia provider with patient transport, positioning and insertion of intravenous/ invasive lines, acquisition of medications and routine/ difficult intubations and extubations.
  • Responsible for repairs, maintenance and fabrication of anesthesia equipment in the GOR, DCAM operating rooms, Labor and Delivery suites.
  • Responsible for ordering, acquisition, and distribution of anesthesia and supplies in GOR, DCAM O.R.s and Labor & Delivery Suites.  Organizes support spaces, restocks O.R.’s and work areas, provides supply and set-up assistance for practitioners.
  • Understands, correctly uses, and trains Anesthesia Technicians on the various aseptic techniques used for routine cleaning, disinfecting, sterilizing and storing of all reusable equipment and supplies.
  • Performs other duties as requested by senior management.
  • May perform Point of Care Testing (POCT) as needed.


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of certification examination requirements established by the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians
  • At least two years of experience as an anesthesia technician


Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Evening, Rotating and every other weekend
  • Unit/Department:377360, ANESTHESIOLOGY
  • CBA Code: Non-Union 


Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront

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The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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