Surgical Training/Education Laboratory technician for Minimally Invasive Surgical Training and Innovation Center (MISTIC).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Anesthetization and monitoring of animals - includes multiple-species intravenous catheter placement, intubation, monitoring of vital parameters, and euthanasia. This includes administering IM injections, placing IV catheters, placing endotracheal tubes, performing venous and arterial cut downs, and properly connection of animals to the anesthesia machine.
This also involves heavy lifting, up to 60 pounds unassisted. Responsible for monitoring animals while they are under anesthesia during surgery. This includes troubleshooting any issues occurring during surgery. Also, post-surgical care and monitoring of animals as needed.
1. Maintenance and troubleshooting of anesthetic and surgical instrumentation and equipment. Ensuring appropriate dosing of drugs including sedatives and those used in emergency situations. Included in this duty is keeping accurate and detailed records of drugs used and received in the center
2. Responsible for being a surgical assistant during all courses. This includes having general knowledge of the procedure being done and what equipment is necessary for the success of that procedure as well as a knowledge of different types of suture and their indicated uses.
3. Responsible for all laparoscopic equipment including cameras, camera boxes, scopes, light cords and sources, insufflators, non-disposable laparoscopic instruments, and disposable laparoscopic instruments. This duty includes the ability to know the instruments well enough to instruct participants on their use and to properly disassemble and clean them.
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Internal Number: 315-en_US
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