Job Summary : Department Profile
The Anesthesia Department provides clinical care for pediatric, obstetric, and other adult patients within a broad spectrum of medical needs.
The anesthesia care team is involved in patient care in the operating rooms, obstetrical and critical care units, in interventional treatments for pain management, and in other diagnostic and procedural rooms throughout the hospital.
All patients receive the most advanced treatment from a caring, vigilant, attentive team of medical professionals.
The Anesthesia Department will provide world class, state-of-the-art anesthesia care for pediatrics, obstetrics, & gynecology patients requiring surgical or procedural intervention.
In keeping with Sidra’s patient-focused mission, each patient is viewed as a unique individual, and care is planned & provided to meet each patient’s specific needs to achieve optimal outcomes.
The Anesthesia care team is committed to providing anesthesia care in the form of general, regional, sedative, analgesic & resuscitative to facilitate surgery, invasive / non-
invasive procedures / examinations, acute / chronic pain management, management of problems in cardiac / respiratory resuscitation and critical care.
The Technologist - Anesthesiology is an integral member of the peri-operative team performs operational activities and is responsible for patient safety during high risk surgery procedures in a variety of clinical settings.
She / he demonstrates practical knowledge and expertise in all general areas of anesthesia and must have a thorough knowledge of the set-
up, operation and troubleshooting of anesthesia delivery systems, monitors, and ancillary devices. The Technologist is responsible for maintaining a sufficient inventory of all equipment and supplies.
The Technologist is responsible for ensuring that all duties are carried out to the highest possible standard. The Technologist participates in the supervision and teaching of more junior and new members of staff within the department.
Key Accountabilities :
Consults Operating Room schedule to determine supply and equipment needs for procedures
Sets up, tests, calibrates and operates complex physiologic monitors such as anesthesia workstations, intubation / airway devices, fiber optic endoscopes, physiologic monitors and infusion devices
Troubleshoots anesthesia equipment malfunctions, routing non-functional equipment to the proper department for repair
Supports anesthesia providers using aseptic or sterile technique with non-invasive and invasive patient procedures including peripheral and / or central intravenous and / or arterial line placement;
airway management techniques including mask, endotracheal and / or emergency methods and regional anesthesia techniques
Leads in the preparation of the patient for surgery and performs pre-operative assessments as requested by the anesthesiologist
Ensures anesthesia providers have physiologic monitoring of patients notifying the anesthesia provider(s) of abnormal changes in vital signs and / or physical appearance of the patient
Supports intra-hospital patient transport, insuring integrity of all monitoring and / or circulatory support devices
Participates in the operating room infection control programs by performing duties such as maintaining cleanliness in anesthetic equipment in accordance with quality assurance programs
Ensures strict adherence to established procedures to minimize operating room pollution
Maintains appropriate supplies and equipment in supply carts, report needs / usage to supervisor as required
Obtains supplies and equipment as requested by anesthesia providers
Assists with patient laboratory tests and results including, but not limited to, ABG's, ACTs and other point of care tests
Obtains blood products and pharmaceuticals assisting with preparation and delivery. Maintains immediate availability to assist in routine and emergency procedures
Participates in patient education programs
Develops and sustains (maintains) own knowledge, clinical skills (mandatory training) and professional (portfolio or profile) awareness and maintains a professional profile.
Provides documented evidence of performance and maintenance of skills consistent with position
Participates a in departmental Quality Improvement and Risk Management Activities
Participates in new staff / student orientation aimed at developing competence and performance
Participates in the promotion and maintenance of effective communication and teamwork. Treats colleagues, patients, and visitors with dignity and respect at all times
Maintains a professional demeanor at all times
Acts as a role model for junior staff
Upholds the organizational values at all times
Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures
Performs other related duties as assigned
Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies
In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra during this pre-operational phase, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.
Requirements : Essential Requirements :
Essential Requirements :
Bachelor’s degree in the field of anesthesia
2+ years of recent experience within relevant specialty.
Certified in Country of Origin - CER.A.T.
Eligible to be licensed in State of Qatar.
Member of Professional Anesthesia Technology Association in Country of Origin
Demonstrated abilities to trouble shoot anesthesia delivery system, scavenger system and physiologic monitoring systems
Strong knowledge of anatomy and physiology as it applies to anesthesia
Care and detailed technical knowledge
Evidence of effective communication skills
Effective team member
Motivated and enthusiastic
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
Fluency in written and spoken English
Preferred Requirements :
5+ years of recent experience within relevant specialty