Anesthesia Technician assists Anesthesiologist by setting-up equipment and preparing medications. Orders, stocks, tests, and maintains anesthesia supplies, medications, and equipment. Being an Anesthesia Technician washes and sterilizes re-usable equipment and reports malfunctioning equipment to appropriate personnel. Performs safety checks on anesthesia equipment and assists the Anesthesiologist as needed. Additionally, Anesthesia Technician may also be required to complete anesthesia technician trainee program. May require an associate degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Anesthesia Technician gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be an Anesthesia Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.