Job Description

Anesthesia Technician


The Anesthesia Assistant works under the supervision of the Anesthesiologist/CRNA to facilitate placement of monitoring equipment and pain management techniques utilized during the surgical procedures. Prepares and maintains supplies for anesthesia department. Reports to Director Surgical Services.


  • Assists with monitor placement of patients (EKG, B/P, and Oxygen Sat. monitor), assists with inductions and intubations, arterial and swan ganz line placements, assists with epidural and spinal procedures.

  • Set-ups invasive monitoring equipment (transducers), blood warmers, IV's, Bier blocks.

  • Cleans, sterilizes and maintains Laryngoscopes, laryngo-mask airways (LMA's), and flexible bronchoscopes.

  • Mixes medication for IV Infusion pumps and nerve blocks.

  • Assist with transporting of patients to ICU, MRI, CT and Angio.

  • Orders, maintains and checks outdates of medications, malignant hyperthermia supplies and medical gases for area.

  • Assists with room turnover between cases.

  • Trouble shoots and/or arranges for repairs of anesthesia equipment as needed.

  • Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.



  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing or respiratory therapy program.

  • License/permit in the State of Michigan as a licensed practical nurse or respiratory therapist.

  • BLS and ACLS certification.


  • One year experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Job: Technical

Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-McLaren Northern Michigan

Organization NRT10-McLaren Northern MI-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20009562

Company Info

Company Name
McLaren Health Care
Zip/Post Code