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Anesthesia Technician

Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Determine and prepare supplies and equipment for anesthetic procedures, elective or emergency in coordination with the responsible Anesthesiologist.

  • Setting up for indicated anesthetic procedures including but not limited to calibrating, testing of monitoring devices and anesthesia machine and supporting the responsible Anesthesiologist.

  • Maintain cleanliness of anesthesia machines, monitors and equipment before and after every case following procedures established by Infection Control.

  • Coordinate with blood bank to obtain blood and blood components; administer under direct supervision of the Anesthesiologist.

  • Continually maintains immediate availability to assist in routine and emergency procedures.

  • Assist in positioning and supporting patients for all types of Anesthetic procedures.

  • Connect the patient to the required monitors for the respective anesthetic procedures.

  • Check daily all medications including Anesthetic drugs.

  • Obtain pharmaceutical supplies and equipment as requested by the Anesthesiologist.

  • Prepare the specific anesthetic drugs according to the Anesthesiologist order.

  • Administer anesthetic drugs under direct supervision of the Anesthesiologist.

  • Administer Intravenous fluids according to the Anesthesiologist order and under his/her direct supervision.

  • Assist Anesthesiologist using sterile techniques with invasive procedures including central venous, arterial line placement, airway management techniques and regional anesthetic procedure.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of the HMC mission, vision and values.

  • Complies with HMC policies and procedures and in particular infection control, safety and quality management.

  • After validated competency:

    • Insert peripheral intravenous catheters

    • Extract and preserve specimens for laboratory investigation and cross matching

    • Operate blood sugar and Arterial Blood Gas analyzer equipment and performs the tests accordingly

Required Education/Qualifications:

Minimum Education: 2 years Anesthesia Diploma after completion of general high school certificate from recognized Anesthesia education institute/university OR B.Sc in Nursing plus one year Anesthesia Diploma from recognized Anesthesia education institute/university

Preferred Education: B. Sc in Anesthesia or M.Sc in Anesthesia after completion of general high school certificate from recognized Anesthesia educational institute/university

Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the State of Qatar within the Supreme Council of Health

Required Experience:

Minimum Experience: 2 years in the field of specialty for B.Sc Nursing plus one year Diploma holders or M.Sc in Anesthesia OR 3 years in the field of specialty for three years Anesthesia Diploma or B.Sc Anesthesia holders OR 4 years in the field of specialty for two years Diploma holders

Preferred Experience: 5 years in the field of specialty

Other Skills:

Computer Skills: Intermediate

Language Skills: English Intermediate, Arabic Basic

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