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Endoscopy Technician

Company: GI Alliance
Location: Independence
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

GI Alliance is seeking an experienced Endoscopy Technician.Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:Position purposeThe purpose of this position is to assist the endoscopy team during endoscopy procedures. The technician is responsible for the provision of care to meet identified patient outcomes and to achieve the goals of the facility.Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Delivers safe patient care as directed by the Registered Nurse and according to surgery center policy and procedure.Efficiently and effectively assists physician with procedures.Anticipates physicians needs both in preparing for procedure and during procedure.Reports the patient's planned outcomes to the Registered Nurse in a timely and appropriate manner.Demonstrates ability to respond to patient care and facility needs in an emergency situation.Initiates and implements basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as appropriate.Demonstrates knowledge of specific responsibilities in all emergency situations.Demonstrates ability to meet patient's and family's learning needs as identified in the plan of care.Orients the patient and family to the patient care environment routines.Implements the teaching plan as directed by the Registered Nurse.Demonstrates continued competence in treating, and caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing a developmental perspective.Displays an understanding of each patients cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturity in the assessments, treatment, and care undertaken.Appropriately modifies approach to the patient based upon patient age utilizing a developmental perspective.Provides appropriate interventions related to safety issues.Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position.Demonstrates proper cleaning and care of the endoscopy equipmentResponsible for the receipt and distribution of central supply, floor stock, office and stock supplies and rental equipment.Maintains adequate levels of inventory, not allowing stock items to deplete, but not over stockingReturns or removes excess stockEnsures that rental equipment has safety and performance check by biomedical personnel.Cleans and disinfects rental equipment.Ensures that all equipment is issued proper tags.Responsible for all inventory control programs in accordance with facility safety and security procedures.Checks all incoming shipments for damage.Properly processes instruments and traysUses proper cleaning materials to clean instruments and traysHandles instruments in a manner which prolongs life of InstrumentsMaintains proper records of instrumentation processing,Demonstrates principles of aseptic techniquesUtilizes appropriate personal protective equipment during all components of instrument processingUtilizes appropriate cleaning supplies and equipment to perform relevant cleaning functions on a variety of surfaces and finishes.Uses chemicals properly and according to directions on the manufactures label.Stores all supplies in properly labeled containers and in proper areaAdheres to blood borne pathogen standards and standard precautions to include the use of appropriate personal protective equipment (eg, gloves, masks, eye protection, face shields) when cleaning the room and equipment and when handling any potentially infectious materials (eg, disposing of liquid waste).Performs hand hygiene when gloves are removed and as soon as possible when hands are soiled.Demonstrates the containment, cleaning, disinfection, and surveillance processes that are necessary during construction, repair, renovation, or demolition.Perform other duties as assignedQualificationsEducation: High school diploma or GED certificate required.Experience: Minimum of two years experience in endoscopy preferredAdditional Qualifications Current CPR certification requiredPerformance Requirements:Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.Proficient technical (computer) skills.Ability to multi-task and prioritize.Self-motivated with initiative.Strong sense of ethics.GI Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming, and equitable work environment. Our company values and celebrates the diversity of our physicians, staff and patients. We firmly believe our service is greatly enriched by our diversity of thought, experience, perspective, culture, and background.Please Note: All job offers are contingent on the successful completion of pre-employment criminal history check.NOTE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL FOR CONSIDERATION.No phone calls or agencies, please.EEO/AA-M/F/disabled/protected veteran

Keywords: GI Alliance, Independence , Endoscopy Technician, Professions , Independence, Missouri

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