Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine.The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. UWMC Anesthesia Technical Services has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME ANESTHESIOLOGY TECHNICIAN LEAD (Rotating/Variable Shifts). In support of excellent direct patient care, the Anesthesiology Technician Lead serves as point person to coordinate daily flow of services with Anesthesiology Technicians and oversight of supplies and equipment.Responsibilities:Services:Lead daily activities and services at all Anesthesia locations.Work with Manager to develop policies and procedures.Assist in quality assurance programs as directed by Manager. Participate in process improvement committees, as assigned.Perform as Anesthesiology Technician 2 as required and directed by Manager. Staffing:Ensure appropriate staffing on the floor.Schedule assignments and breaks for the Anesthesia team, creating staffing/scheduling grids as directed by Manager.Coach other Anesthesia Technicians on performance; escalate situations to the attention of Manager, if needed.Assist in the recruitment and evaluation of Anesthesiology Technicians.Lead staff development, training, new employee orientation, as directed by Manager. Inventory and Equipment:Responsible for proper control of records and inventories.Troubleshoot and coordinate equipment repairs.Coordinate stock inventories with purchasing.Maintain knowledge of vendor product upgrades. Education/Training: Research UWMC's potential as a future internship site for Anesthesiology Technicians as directed by Manager. Other duties:Participate in professional and educational events relevant to Anesthesiology Technicians.Promote service to patients, the public, and hospital staff.Perform other related tasks as needed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.