The Endoscopy Technician works directly with the physician.
Endoscopy Technician supports: • Reprocessing endoscope - needs to be competent in all different endoscope for gastroenterology and pulmonary patients • Nursing with admitting patients • Transporting patients at time of discharge • Lab/pathology specimen runs to St. Mary's Hospital three times daily
Anticipating growth in Hospital Endoscopy Suite with the addition of pulmonary. • Educational/Training opportunity for continuous growth in this specialty line.
This position is scheduled for 36 hours per week.
Maintains a clean/sterile field to provide support for providers during endoscopy procedures. Prepares and maintains instruments and equipment and demonstrates expertise in the operation and function of required instruments and equipment.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Anticipates and plans individualized care for the patient for all routine endoscopic procedures and anticipates most unexpected patient and provider needs.
Runs the table and/or endoscopic equipment and assists the provider on all types of procedures utilizing the principles of surgical asepsis, infection control, universal precautions and life safety.
Maintains an orderly and organized work environment and takes responsibility for the maintenance and care of all equipment.
Prioritizes effectively, implements problem solving skills and performs in a coordinated manner when delivering care in high stress environments.
Demonstrates expertise in the operation and function of instrumentation and equipment for routine endoscopic procedures performed.
Maintains endoscopic scopes and instruments, demonstrating understanding of appropriate cleaning, high level disinfection and/or sterilization methods and serves as a resource and mentor to less experienced staff on cases, equipment and instrumentation.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent
Two years relevant work experience
Constant use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.
Constant use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Constant lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Frequent lifting/moving patients.
Frequent bending, stooping, reaching and gripping.
Frequent use of clear vision at 20 inches or less.
Frequent use of speech to share information through oral communication.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing over 50 lbs.
Occasional use of clear vision at 20 feet or more.
Occasional use of sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Occasional keyboard use/data entry.
Licenses / Certifications:
Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry
Day Shift (United States of America)
64320164 606129-DHC Surgery
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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