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Anaesthetic Technicians

  • Role Anaesthetic Technician
  • Location Manawatu Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Date PostedApril 8, 2024

Sector : Technical Health Services

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Job Responsibilities:

As an Anaesthetic Technician, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of patients before, during, and after surgical procedures. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Preparing and maintaining anaesthetic equipment and machines.
  • Assisting anaesthesiologists in administering anaesthesia to patients.
  • Monitoring patients’ vital signs and responses during surgeries.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving any technical issues with the equipment.
  • Collaborating with the surgical team to ensure a smooth and successful operation.
  • Assisting with patient transportation to and from the operating room.
  • Ensuring compliance with safety and infection control protocols.


To be considered for this role, candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  • Certification as an Anaesthetic Technician or equivalent qualification.
  • Current APC and registration with the MS Council of New Zealand
  • Proficiency in handling anaesthetic equipment and machines.
  • Strong understanding of various anaesthetic techniques and protocols.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work in high-pressure situations.
  • Exceptional teamwork and communication skills.

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Travel and accommodation paid for (if locum)
  • Opportunities in the Private and Public Healthcare space
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to make a real difference in patients’ lives.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take the next challenge within your career as an Anaesthetic Technician, we would love to hear from you!

Job Details

  • Location Manawatu Wanganui, New Zealand
  • PositionAnaesthetic Technicians
  • Type of work Technical Health Services
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