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Corewell Health Anesthesia Tech in Watervliet, Michigan

Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating anesthesia supplies across multiple settings and assisting the anesthesiologist with technical procedures related to anesthesia administration.

Essential Functions

  • Assists the anesthesiologist in the insertion of intravenous lines (IVs), and the placement of epidural catheters, and monitoring devices (Swan-Ganz, transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE), arterial lines, etc.) related to the administration of anesthetic agents. Assists in patient care such as positioning and assisting with airway maneuvers. Performs point of care testing as required.

  • Coordinates supplies for procedures across multiple sites. Stocks anesthesia carts and anesthesia storage room. Obtains emergency supplies during procedures, as directed.

  • Supports equipment/supply trial by assisting vendors and evaluation collection.

  • Provides input into the long term plan for capital equipment purchases / budget as it relates to anesthesia.

  • Cleans equipment, work areas and reusable supplies and returns unneeded equipment to appropriate department.

  • Collects and presents data for analysis of cost/quality comparisons for anesthesia medications, equipment and supplies.

  • Assists in providing ongoing maintenance for anesthesia machines and other related equipment, including trouble shooting, removal and replacement of parts. Works with clinical engineering and technical support, acting as the first line of repair.


  • Required High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Preferred Associate's Degree

  • 2 years of relevant experience patient care Preferred

  • 1 year of relevant experience operating room Preferred

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association 90 Days required Or

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross 90 Days required

  • CRT-Anesthesia Technician, Certified (Cer. A.T.) - UNKNOWN Unknown Upon Hire preferred

Physical Demands

  • Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 35 lbs

  • Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 35 lbs

  • Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs

  • Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs

  • Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 35 lbs

  • Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs

  • Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs

  • Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs

  • Sitting: Occasionally

  • Standing: Frequently

  • Walking: Frequently

  • Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally

  • Forward Bend - Sitting: Occasionally

  • Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally

  • Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Occasionally

  • Squat: Seldom

  • Stair Climbing: Seldom

  • Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom

  • Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom

  • Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally

  • Handling: Occasionally

  • Forceful Grip > 5 lbs : Occasionally

  • Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally

  • Finger/Hand Dexterity: Frequently

  • Visual Acuity ¹ [None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom

  • Color Vision (Ishihara) Test [None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom

Primary Location

SITE - Watervliet Hospital - 400 Medical Park Dr - Watervliet

Department Name

Surgery/Recovery - Watervliet

Employment Type

Full time


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Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.

Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.

You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.