A highly motivated Certified Anesthesia Technical Supervisor with over twenty years of successful experience in operating and maintaining Hi-Tech/Medical equipment
*Interact on all levels with management, personnel, vendors and patients utilizing strong interpersonal and communication skills
*Proficient in biological hazard materials and waste; infection control and general safety and cleanliness
*Knowledgeable with procedures in sterilization in accordance with OSHA, JACHO and DOH guidelines
Sr.Technical Support Supervisor January 1999 to CurrentNew York University Medical Center － New York, NY
Coordinate the management of the anesthesia technical program with potential for directorship of a New York City based Anesthesia Certification program Assign daily schedules to technicians as per procedures and needs with constant communication to Chairperson and Directors of all clinical areas Coordinate evaluation of new products/equipment; review with Clinical Directors/Chairperson on budget and capital expenses; evaluate monthly expense budgets for analysis on cost efficiency Coordinate proficiency reports to DOH associated with POCT devices, ACT units and QA Technical coordinator of ABG units in the Main OR Technical coordinator of the Omnicell units in three site locations.
Collaborate in departmental and hospital wide project initiatives for efficiency and compliance Negotiate contracts, policies and procedure with staff and 1199 union; skillful in union policies and regulations always maintaining good communication Offer consultant advice and recommendations to affiliated hospitals and new surgery sites that will require general anesthesia equipment, drugs and supplies.
Technical Coordinator/Chief Technician Anesthesia January 1996 to January 1999Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center － New York, NY
Proficient in anatomy and physiology, auto-transfusion, intravenous lines, ECG application and interpretation Evaluated situations based on overall unit goals and objectives to ensure compliance with policies and procedures Coordinated the management of materials by reviewing requests, investigating cost and evaluating products for the anesthesia department Prioritized anesthesia technician standards and regulations according to union/ department/ governmental policies Supervisor of anesthesia technicians throughout the medical center and off-site locations Ordered all supplies for the anesthesia department as well as negotiated contracts, prices and deliveries of essential products.
Operating Room Materials Manager January 1994 to January 1996Passaic Beth Israel Hospital － Passaic, NJ
Supervisor of OR instrument technicians Complied with all applicable federal, state, local, NJSDOH, JCAHO and OSHA standards, rules and regulations Responsible for in-servicing of all employees with new equipment and supplies Managed all product inventory and negotiated contracts with vendors Assisted in developing departmental policies and procedures regarding cleanliness and safety Technical coordinator for audio/visual equipment used during procedures Communicated with the purchasing and accounts payable department concerning orders and price control.
Anesthesia Technical Supervisor January 1990 to January 1994New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center － New York, NY
Provided on-going training and supervision to the anesthesia department, served as resource to staff for equipment and technical support Supervised a team of 18 anesthesia technicians Maintained a safe and clean environment for the department in accordance with state and hospital protocols Coordinated with the bio-medical engineering and pharmacy department to ensure that standards are met with regard to drugs and equipment Ensured that adequate support is available for supplies, equipment, cleaning and preparation of anesthesia procedures Assigned schedule, vacation and payroll of all technical staff Participated on hospital wide product evaluation and standardization.
Anesthesia Technician January 1986 to January 1990New York University Medical Center － New York, NY
Assist the anesthesiologist in preparation of intubations and or extubation.
Prepare special equipment (rapid infuser, warmers, and fiberscopes) and troubleshoot equipment failures.
Disinfect, set up, calibrate and breakdown all equipment used during procedures.
B.B.A : 1989New York institute of Technology
Certified Anesthesia Technician : 1997
Certified CO2 Respiratory Technician/CPR Instructor
American Society of Anesthesia Technologist and Technicians
New Jersey State Control Sterilization Association