Anesthesia Assistant - Anesthésie

Etablissement/Institution:Royal Victoria Hospital, Canada, Quebec

Discipline: Anesthésie

Type d'emploi:Temps-plein

Date de publication:2023-05-07

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Anesthesia Assistant

Job Title:

Anesthesia Assistant

Program & Department: Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre -> Surgical Program -> Anesthesia Care Team

Full / Part Time: Full-Time


Salary Plan / Job Grade:$44.46 - $54.87 ( ON_06 )

Job Summary & Requirements

RVH has the largest surgical program in North Simcoe Muskoka with 65% of surgeons and approximately 80,000 surgical cases annually.

Anesthesia Assistants (AA) are health care professionals, either RN or RRT that are specially trained to provide anesthetic care to stable surgical patients under supervision and immediate availability of an anesthesiologist. This role is an expanded role of the RN and RRT and requires completion of a post graduate (diploma) anesthesia assistant training program.

The AA will provide technical and clinical assistance to the anesthesiologist. This will include assistance in the block room, with inductions within the OR and with the Acute Pain Service.

The scope of practice of the AA is defined by their own professional standards and by the scope of the supervising anesthesiologist. The supervising anesthesiologist will be the float anesthesiologist. The anesthesiologist is responsible for delegating the tasks and responsibilities of the day to the AA.

You are qualified for this position if you have the following qualifications.


  • Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Registered Nurse with current Certificate of Competence essential or
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist who is a Graduate of a recognized course in Respiratory Therapy with registered status and holds a current Certificate from the College of Respiratory Therapy of Ontario and registered with the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care
  • BLS Certificate within one (1) year essential
  • ACLS - preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • Successful Anesthesia Assistant Graduate Certificate Program


  • Advance Practice Skills
  • Arrhythmia Interpretation
  • Life Savings Drugs and Defibrillation
  • Continuous Epidural
  • Local and Narcotic Epidural Boluses
  • Pulmonary Artery Catheter
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • CVAD
  • Arterial line insertion
  • Pain management
  • Intubation
  • Extubation

Unless otherwise stated applicants must have a minimum educational requirement of Grade 12 or equivalent and must demonstrate proven workplace excellence through commitment to strong job performance and attendance.

Please be reminded that as a Regional Health Centre, in order to provide the necessary patient care, our operations run 24/7. Therefore, depending on the program for which you are applying, it may be an expectation that you are available to work week days and weekends, as well as all shifts - days, evenings, and nights.

Employment Equity

RVH is committed to diversity and employment equity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace.

RVH COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

All job offers will require compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for proof of full vaccination unless provided with a medical exemption or an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Accommodation in the Workplace

RVH offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment process, and is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). RVH will work proactively through all stages of recruitment to create a barrier-free process and to provide accommodations as required. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Human Resources at 705-739-5605.

Health & Safety Workplace Responsibilities

  • Must adhere to the duties of workers, as stipulated in Section 28 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Must adhere to all RVH administrative and applicable departmental occupational health and safety policies, procedures and protocol.
  • Must adhere to Bill 132 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act in regards to the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act, and creating a work environment free of psychological harassment.
  • Must be able to perform all bona fide essential duties in the position description, which may include lifting and moving patients, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, etc.
  • Must complete a pre-employment health assessment, including review of the Job Demands Analysis for the position, as a condition of employment.
  • Must strive to continuously provide a safe and supportive environment for patients, staff, physicians, and volunteers.

Our Code of Conduct

All staff, physicians, volunteers, service providers and students are committed to creating a positive, respectful work environment for each other and our patients and families.

RVH is guided by its MY CARE strategic plan which puts patients and families at the centre of all we do.

Our Vision

  • Make each life better. Together.

Our Mission Statement

  • Exceptional care is our passion.
  • People are our inspiration.
  • Safety is our promise.

Our Values

Work Together | Respect All | Think Big | Own It | Care

If you are interested in joining our inspiring team, please apply online before 1100pm EST on the posting close date. Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If interviewed, an accompanying portfolio may be required which will include documented evidence of course completion. An inclusive, barrier-free selection process will be provided as required under RVHs Employment Accommodation Policy. Applicants need to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance and information related to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

As part of the mandatory screen process RVH requires professional references, verification of academic training, professional accreditation, plus a current Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening.

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