Job Title: Anesthesia Assistant Trainee - Training Opportunity
Work Site: Operating Rooms, Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time - Training
As soon as possible
Salary: $31.36 - $39.10 per hour
Days off: Rotating; shifts include some on-call
Come work as an Anesthesia Assistant Trainee with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Anesthesia Assistant Trainee to join the team at Lions Gate Hospital. Apply today to join our team!
As an Anesthesia Assistant with VCH you will:
Provide technical support and clinical assistance with induction, maintenance and emergence of anesthesia, under clinical supervision and direction of the attending anesthesiologist and in accordance with the standards of practice guidelines of the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society.
Report to the clinical educator for learning outcomes and schedule of rotation. The education team (supervisor, educator and anesthesiologist) will assess progress of trainee and develop ongoing plan to help trainee meet all learning requirements.
Provide clinical assistance under the supervision of an attending anesthesiologist. Technical duties will be performed following demonstration from a staff anesthesia assistant and direction from the Clinical Educator and/or Supervisor.
Please note that a resume and cover letter is required to apply for this specialty training opportunity.
Should there be insufficient qualified candidates available for the above position, VCH may fund post-basic training education.
Applicants must successfully complete the post-basic training education prior to working in the Department. Cross training will occur at both Richmond Hospital in Richmond, BC and Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, BC.
The post-basic training education program requires full time attendance. Funding will consist of 100% of wages, tuition and books during the training program. The program consists of two months of online preparatroy home study prior to commencing work in the department.
Didactic Portion January 18th, 2021 to April 9th, 2021
Clinical Training April 12th, 2021 to October 15th, 2021
Applicants must successfully complete the six month training education in order to continue in the department as Anesthesia Assistant.
WHO WE ARE:
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the Central Coast. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Graduation from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. One year of critical care experience or two years’ experience in an acute care environment.
Knowledge & Abilities
Communicate effectively both written and oral
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
Independent organization and prioritization of workload
Collaborative team member across multiple disciplines
Extensive practical knowledge related to site specific technical equipment
Able to apply critical thinking in conflict or crisis situations
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.