UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

ANESTHESIOLOGY TECHNICIAN 1

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8310 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Provide anesthesia technical assistance.

DEFINITION

Clean, assemble, and restock anesthesia equipment; document work performed; assemble standardized kits.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

First-level class of series. Under general supervision, clean, assemble, and stock materials, anesthesia equipment and machines.

TYPICAL WORK

Restock and set up anesthesia equipment in operating rooms and supply areas;

Replenish supplies such as syringes, needles, drugs, breathing circuits, and sponges;

Wash and sterilize anesthesia equipment accessories including ventilator components, tubes, nasal air ways, suction catheters, stethoscopes, face masks, breathing circuits and anesthesia bags;

Assure cleanliness and proper working order of machines;

Assemble, verify sterilization and distribute standardized kits for anesthesia department;

Clean and check ventilators daily in accordance with departmental standards; wash and sterilize components;

Document maintenance work performed on equipment;

Order supplies;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

High school diploma or GED certificate;

AND

Six months' training or experience in medical equipment maintenance or medical equipment and supplies. One year of training/experience in medical equipment maintenance and medical equipment and supplies may substitute for required education.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


New Class:  1-3-73
Revise Class/Title:  2-23-87
Revise MQ:  7-2-90
Revised new class code:  (formerly  6310)  effective July 1, 2007
New to SEIU:  June 22, 2011