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Endoscopy Technician, GI Lab, Per Diem

Company: Adventist Health NW
Location: Glendale
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

We're looking for someone to join our team as an Endoscopy Technician who:

Works in the gastroenterology (GI) lab, under the direction of registered nurses. Assists gastroenterologists with various GI procedures and related work, as required. Responsible for the care of adult and geriatric patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates and practices competencies related to endoscopic procedures, which include proper disinfection, care and handling of endoscopes. Assists physicians with procedures, endoscopy room set-up and cleaning, specimen collection and supervision of sterilization processes. Maintains quality control of each sterilization and terminal cleaning process, which includes biological monitoring.
  • Understands and practices principles of universal precautions and hazardous materials management to process equipment and supplies through stages of decontamination. Cleans, tests, processes and stores endoscopes and other clinical equipment, according to established policies and procedures. Demonstrates competence and understanding when scope washing, disinfecting, storing, quality testing and documenting. Demonstrates proper techniques when using ultrasonic washers, changing solutions and quality testing.
  • Transports patients between departments. Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to provide direct care to endoscopy patients, while collaborating with registered nurses. Displays a positive attitude within the nursing department and across the division to contribute to the organization's customer service program.
  • Inventories supplies and communicates inventory needs to inventory clerks.
  • Collects data for performance improvement.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education:

  • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
  • Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

Work Experience:

  • Experience in Gastroenterology (GI) Lab/Operating Room: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required

Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Keywords: Adventist Health NW, Glendale , Endoscopy Technician, GI Lab, Per Diem, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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