Endoscopy Tech / CNA / Clinical Partner II - GI Lab
This position does not have any set hours. Staffing schedule is based on procedure schedule, so most days are 9-11 hours long depending on add on inpatients and emergency cases after outpatient schedule is done for the day. Staff will know what days they are scheduled to work for 4-6 weeks, but start times are provided the night before for the next day.
The Endotechs rotate through 4 different positions in GI lab. The candidate will be required to learn all 4 jobs and be able to rotate between them. HUC is front desk checking patients in and rooming them in back, Tech works in procedure room helping MD with obtaining specimens and setting up/cleaning between cases, SP is cleaning endoscopes in reprocessing room, and PCA is helping nurses with patient care in admitting and recovery areas.
All the candidates need to live within 30 minutes of the hospital as they will be expected to be on call one night a week and about every 6th weekend (Friday night to Monday am).
CNA license and CPR certification required. No endoscopy experience is required. On the job training will be provided.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.
- 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.
- Rare kneeling.