Anesthesia Technician | Rapid City Hospital | Full Time – 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 24_3787


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Starting Pay Rate Range

$18.44 - $21.20

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

It starts with heart. That is what you will do each day. As an Anesthesia Technician at Monument Health, you will be valued as an essential team member providing compassionate patient focused care. You will discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and— most importantly— a life-changing career. You will make a difference. Every day.

As an Anesthesia Technician, you will strive to address the needs of Anesthesia personnel by ensuring proper supply control, equipment preparation, and maintenance. In this role, you will demonstrate problem-solving, decision making and setting priorities to handle unanticipated events and crisis situations. Your contributions directly contribute to safe, efficient, and cost-effective anesthesia care.

Our vision at Monument Health is to be one team, to listen, to be inclusive, and to show we care. To do the right thing. Every time. If you share this philosophy, we hope you’ll join us.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • A computer inventory of all cart supplies is established and maintained current.
  • Anesthesia supplies and equipment will be cleaned and/or replaced between each surgical case per infection control policies.
  • Appropriately stocks carts in designated time-frame and documents cleaning in log.
  • Lockable anesthesia carts will be kept stocked with appropriate supplies and non-controlled medications.
  • Aware of proper sources to obtain service for equipment when needed.
  • Demonstrates problem-solving, decision making, & priority setting as necessary to perform job duties. Prepares and assists Anesthesiologists & Anesthetists appropriately according to the demands of the surgical procedures.
  • Ensure that equipment is available and in proper working condition.
  • Handles unanticipated events & crisis situations in a professional manner. Is alert to potential problems & notifies appropriate individuals as necessary. Prepares blood warmer per protocol.
  • Assists with daily set-up/tear-down of equipment and drills and practice preventative maintenance of equipment. Observe all safety standards and uses protective equipment when required.
  • Demonstrates understanding of equipment and competence in equipment operation.
  • Anticipates the needs and wants of the provider by preparing the patient, equipment and exam room for the appropriate exam. Patient care areas will be kept stocked with appropriate supplies and appropriate volume of supplies.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements


Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Physical Requirements: Medium work - exerting up to 10 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently (34-66% of the time), and or up to 50 pounds of force occassionally (up to 33% of the time), and/or up to 50 pounds seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to radiation and frequent exposure to contaminated needles and infectious body substances. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

Job Category

Clinical Care

Job Family



RCH Anesthesia

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

Make a differenceEvery day.

Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.