High school diploma or equivalent required.
Certified registered central sterile technician certification (CRCST), certified endoscope reprocessor (CER) and/or certified flexible endoscope reprocessor (CFER) required.
BLS HCP certification required within 90 days from date of hire or transfer.
The certified endoscopy technician supports the Department of Gastroenterology by providing management of the scopes and scope disinfectant equipment at each division. This position ensures that all duties related to the supply of scopes and equipment management are appropriately performed accurately, efficiently and productively. This position cleans, maintains and participates in the scope disinfection process. The certified endoscopy technician is responsible for performing a yearly scope cleaning/disinfecting competency. This position ensures the working order of the endoscopy equipment and supplies. This position reports broken equipment and expired supplies to the lead endoscopy technician. This position supports the endoscopy team by assisting with patient care-related duties and procedures as requested or necessary.
The certified endoscopy technician assists the physician and registered nurse during endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and delivers care in a prompt and professional manner. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with laboratory specimens, disinfecting equipment, ensuring availability of supplies and other support functions as given.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: BLS HCP certification required within 90 days from date of hire or transfer. Certified registered central sterile technician certification (CRCST), certified endoscope reprocessor (CER) and/or certified flexible endoscope reprocessor (CFER) required. Gastric intestinal certification required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year of endoscopy/GI lab experience preferred. Proficiency in clinical applications preferred at time of hire. Incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
Demonstrates the competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.
Potential for exposure to the hazards of the hospital environment, such as exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous waste and potential injury. Physical demands include, but are not limited to, considerable stooping, crouching, pushing equipment and excessive standing and walking; lifting approximately 25-30 lbs frequently; and lifting 50-10 lbs with assistance occasionally.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports to department leadership.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
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