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Anesthesia Assistant

Hawkesbury General Hospital

 

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Position ID: J0524-1336
Job Title: Anesthesia Assistant
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
FTE: 1
Posting #: 2024OPSE37
City/Province:  Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada
Job Category: Healthcare Professional
Open Positions: 2
Salary: $42.24 – $54.87/Hour
Posting Date: May 30, 2024
Posting Expiry Date (dd/mm/yyyy): June 30, 2024
Primary Recruiter:  Human Resources
Primary Recruiter Phone #:  613-632-1111 
Job Location:  HGH – 1111, Ghislain
Shifts:  Day,Evening

 

Position Overview

CHALLENGES AWAITING YOU
The Anesthesia Assistant (AA) provides specialized, high quality, patient focused health care services as it relates to adult, pediatric and neonatal patients. The AA assists the Anesthesiologist in the delivery of general anesthesia for elective/emergent surgery patients. In addition to providing technical support to the anesthesiologist for complex anesthesia equipment, the AA administers medications, performs activities such as the provision of moderate (“conscious”) sedation and is responsible for the insertion of intravenous and management of arterial lines. The AA provides constant assessment and evaluative monitoring of the depth of anesthesia using orders and medical directives as applicable. AAs provide direct patient care before, during and after anesthesia to ensure continuity of care and quality. The person will also act as a Respiratory Therapist if required.

PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION
Day shifts (8 hrs) from Monday to Friday

HGH is a bilingual community hospital which has more than 800 employees and 160 physicians, and serves the Prescott-Russell region in Ontario.

With a heritage of over 100 years of quality care delivery, HGH is known for its culture of compassion, spirit of innovation and excellence of care. HGH is now growing and becoming a full-service regional hospital to meet the changing need of the community.

HGH offers to its employees a dynamic clinical environment that promotes a diverse and interdisciplinary professional practice. Our hospital offers access to services among the best in the region, including 40 specialized clinics, in addition to the full range of general care and services. The opportunities for professional challenges and career advancement are diverse and encourage all to excel.

As a pre-condition of employment:

  • All new HGH employees will be required to obtain and provide a satisfactory Police Records Check dated within six (6) months from the date of issue.
  • As of now, HGH will require all employees, physicians, learners, contractors and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

At HGH, we are committed to promoting an accessible work environment where all employees and candidates feel respected. We support the principles of adaptation in the workplace. If you need workplace accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process or anytime thereafter, please notify a member of the Human Resources team. We will be pleased to assist you and accommodate your needs.

What we are looking for

• College Diploma as a Respiratory Therapy and current General Certificate from the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario without any terms, conditions or limitations.
• Completion of accredited Anesthesia Assistant Program
• Minimum 3 years working as a Respiratory Therapist
• Two (2) years experience of multi-service operating room experience with the last two (2) years in the role of anesthesia assistant, preferred
• Current WHIMIS, BCLS, ACLS & NRP (mandatory).
• Current PALS (optional)
• Knowledge of current anesthesiology principles and practices, as well as agents, equipment, procedures and techniques for the provision of anesthesia to patients
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload.
• Ability to work and focus in highly stressful situations.
• Demonstrated computer skills; ability to operate computer interfaced equipment.
• Customer service orientated approach
• Effective communication in both usual language, French and English.

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