Anesthesia Technician

Anesthesia South

Children's South
Birmingham, AL


Day shift

M - F 0530 - 1400

Contact: Paula Preston
Tel: 205-638-2950
Fax: 205-638-5111
Email: paula.preston@childrensal.org
1600 7th Avenue South

  • Job Summary
    • The anesthesia technician is responsible for a variety of duties and responsibilities that are vital to the efficient function of the anesthesia department. These responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
      • Cleaning and restocking standardized anesthesia carts for use in the operating rooms.
      • Responsible for cleaning and restocking the non-pharmacological sections of the difficult airway cart, the emergency crash carts and the malignant hyperthermia cart and other associated pediatric anesthesia equipment.
      • The setup and turnover of age-specific anesthesia-related supplies and equipment between surgery cases. Appropriate cleaning and/or sterilization of reusable equipment. Restocking of drug trays in the workroom cabinet. Closing down the anesthesia related equipment in the operating rooms at the end of the daily case load.
      • Preparation of intravenous fluids with appropriate administration setup.
      • Preparation of equipment for transporting patients
      • Maintain knowledge of all anesthesia related supplies and equipment and their location.
      • The entering of anesthesia patient charges into the current computer system for patient billing purposes.
      • Ongoing knowledge of the current par levels of equipment and supplies within the department.
      • Ordering and restocking of equipment and supplies into the department.
      • General knowledge of the costs of supplies and equipment to assist the director with the budgeting process.
  • Education
    • High School diploma or GED.
  • Experience
    • 1 year experience in health care environment.
    • Basic computer skills
    • Prefer understanding of cleaning methods utilized in health care environment
  • Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries