Anesthesia Technician


Anesthesia technicians support anesthesiologists, anesthesiologist assistants, nurses and other members of anesthesia care teams. Their main duty is maintaining anesthesia equipment. While many people consider anesthesia technology their career, aspiring anesthesiologists, anesthesiologist assistants and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists sometimes start out as anesthesia technicians to gai n experience working with anesthesia equipment and other anesthesia professionals.


Anaesthetic technicians are involved with all aspects of the delivery of a patient’s perioperative anaesthetic care,[1] taking into account the patients’ religious and cultural beliefs and respecting their right to medical privacy and dignity at all times. Anaesthetic Technician also provide a key role in the emergency resuscitation of patients.