Anaesthesia Assistant – Operating Room


Trillium Health Partners

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier CommunityOur Values: Compassion, Excellence, CourageOur Goals: Quality, Access, SustainabilityOur Enablers: People, Education, Innovation, Research


Mississauga, Ontario


Job Description:

The successful candidate will join the perioperative team of a large community hospital, affiliated with the University of Toronto Medical Academy. She/He will provide assistance to the Department of Anaesthesia with set up and monitoring of anaesthesia in the following areas: a busy Operating Room with 19,000 ambulatory and inpatient procedures annually including, oncology, acute care surgery, ophthalmology and pediatric services, and an obstetrical department with 5000 deliveries per year. The Department of Anesthesia includes expertise in regional anaesthesia with the current development of a regional block room facility. The Anaesthesia Assistant will provide quality services in accordance with professional standards, hospital policies, medical directives and physician orders and the strategic vision of the organization.

Key Accountabilities:

Assist with case preparation including patient assessment, patient positioning, performing and assisting with intubation, anesthesia and intravenous access for surgical patients:
Monitor anaesthetized patients in accordance with the medical directive
Administration of appropriate medications as directed
Ensure appropriate performance and maintenance of anaesthesia related equipment
Participate in quality improvement monitoring and other initiatives perioperative program
Collaborate with interdisciplinary perioperative team with reporting accountability to perioperative manager with professional accountability to Chief Anesthesia
Schedule expectations include: 24 hours a day and weekends - 8 or 10 hour shifts plus on-call



Certified Anaesthesia Assistant
A member in good standing with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario or the College of Nurses of Ontario
Possess a current B.C.L.S., NRP, and A.C.L.S.
Minimum three years experience as an RT or AA
Ability to teach Respiratory Therapy students

Superior organization and project management skills
Must be able to work under pressure and in emergency situations

Start Date



Up to 37.5 hours/2 weeks


$46.41 to $60.27 + 19% vacation pay & in-lieu of benefits



Eleanor Lobo-Lee




100 Queensway W, Mississauga




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