Memorial Sloan Kettering

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Anesthesia Technician

Anesthesia Technician

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Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.


For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

F/T – Need to be flexible on hours; Saturday hours are a must

Main Function:  To assist the clinical anesthesia staff in the management of the departments clinical and technical functions by assuring proper supplies are available, that all equipment is functioning properly, and all reusable equipment is properly cleaned and/or sterilized.


You Will:


• Equipment Sanitation
 o Performs proper departmental cleaning procedure for each type of equipment before bringing to CPD for sterilization
 o Uses prope cleaning solution for each task per department guidelines.

  • • Inventory Maintenance:
     o Conducts inventory of all general stores supplies including all I.V. solutions to determine need for replenishment.
     o Orders any necessary items from General Stores and Pharmacy by completing appropriate order forms with all necessary information.
     o Checks all items received from General Stores and Pharmacy for accuracy (i.e. type of item and amount) against order form; reports any discrepancies to Technical Coordinator; gives all receipts and invoices to Technical Coordinator.
  • • Operations:
     o Assists Technical Coordinator and Materials Manager, Department of Anesthesia in the management of the department clinical and technical function
  • • Supply Maintenance:
     o Completes assignments while maintaining quality of work within established time frames


You Have:

  • • Minimum Experience:  
     • At least 3 years experience working in a hospital dealing with anesthesia machines (troubleshooting, tech experience), medical/anesthesia supplies and equipment. Demands/Working Conditions:
  • o Education:
     o HS Diploma or GED (preferably, 2 years college)
  • o Minimum Requirements:
     o Occasional lifting of boxes containing anesthesia supplies and/or equipment.
     o Occasional lifting and pushing of medical gas cylinders.
     o Occasional pushing of anesthesia machines and monitors.
     o Visual concentration necessary


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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