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Anestheia Technicians assist the anesthesiologist in providing safe and efficient anesthesia care.

Median Annual Salary:

$34,300

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Job Description

Responsible for assisting the anesthesiologist and anesthetists in providing safe and efficient anesthesia care by preparing, cleaning, and maintaining anesthesia equipment and supplies. Provides medications used by anesthesiologists and maintains documentation. Nurse Assistant training preferred.

Patient Contact

Medium

Employment Outlook

From 2014 to 2024, all surgical technologists can expect to see a growth in demand of 15% for their skills. This is much faster than the national average for most other professions.

Education

Associate Degree – 3 - 5 Years