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Anaesthesia Assistant

Burnaby, BC
Part Time
2 days ago

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Part Time Anaesthesia Assistant located at Burnaby Hospital in Burnaby, British Columbia.

The Anaesthesia Assistant works under the supervision of the Anaesthesiologist to provide technical support and clinical assistance in the induction, maintenance and recovery phases of anaesthesia, including observing physiological responses of patients during surgery.

In this position you will:
    •Have comprehensive knowledge of current anesthesia assistant theory and practice. •Maintain, operate and calibrate anesthesiology, cell-saving and related equipment •Document procedures performed on individual patients by Anaesthetic Assistants •Participate on clinical committees, anaesthesiology research and special projects.

To qualify, you will need:
    •Graduation from a recognized School of Respiratory Therapy Diploma or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, •Post-graduate diploma in Anaesthesia Assistant program, •Three (3) years' recent related clinical experience, •Current CPR, ACLS and NRP certifications.

A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Come work with dedicated professionals who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work.