a male anaesthetic technician monitors the results on an anaesthetic machine

Anaesthetic Technician

Anaesthetic Technicians prepare and maintain anaesthetic equipment for operating theatres or clinics, and assist Anaesthetists during anaesthetic procedures.

Overview

Anaesthetic Technicians prepare and maintain anaesthetic equipment for operating theatres or clinics, and assist Anaesthetists during anaesthetic procedures.

Day-to-day

  • operates equipment used in diagnosing and monitoring disorders of the heart, kidneys, nervous system and in anaesthesia
  • undertakes and assists with medical analytical procedures and assists anaesthetists and surgical teams.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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