Anesthesiologist Assistants

Anesthesiologist Assistants

Assist anesthesiologists in the administration of anesthesia for surgical and non-surgical procedures. Monitor patient status and provide patient care during surgical treatment.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Integrity * Dependability * Self Control * Concern for Others * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Assist anesthesiologists in monitoring of patients, including electrocardiogram (EKG), direct arterial pressure, central venous pressure, arterial blood gas, hematocrit, or routine measurement of temperature, respiration, blood pressure or heart rate. * Provide airway management interventions including tracheal intubation, fiber optics, or ventilary support. * Control anesthesia levels during procedures.


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