Endo Technician Endoscopy

  • HCA
  • Tallahassee, FL, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 00355-8768

Full-time

No Weekends

Capital Regional Medical Center is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide care to patients under the direction of the RN, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of CRMC.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile technique, instruments and supplies needed for surgical cases.
  • Communicates, interacts and participates in teamwork on the unit.
  • Communicates and participates in patient care activities in direct conjunction with the RN.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process.
  • Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement processes.
  • Maintains and practices quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel.
  • Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients right to privacy by protecting confidential information.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety and quality of care.
  • Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Adheres to chain of command policy.
  • Adheres to the on â€" call rotation schedule for the department which provides 24 hour, seven day a week coverage.
  • Restock rooms with supplies and assist with ordering of supplies.
  • Clean and process contaminated scopes in instruments according to regulatory requirements and departmental policies.
  • Assist in providing a safe environment for procedure patients.
  • Assist with positioning for procedure.
  • Know the specific use of all equipment to be used.
  • Assembles the required equipment and supplies according to the type of procedure performed.
  • Assist the physician with each procedure and follows the direction of physician.
  • Performs free procedural verifications to include universal protocol.
  • Assist with set up and connecting patient to monitoring equipment and reassures patient for comfort.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • High School or equivalency required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • BLS â€" AHA Healthcare Provider required
  • Certification in flexible endoscope reprocessing (CFER) preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
  • Previous endoscopy experience preferred
  • Acute care experience preferred

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Reads and writes Basic English
  • Knowledge of body substance isolation
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
  • Video equipment set up/troubleshooting skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge about specimen preparation, labeling and handling
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of scope reprocessing within three months


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Last Edited: 04/09/2018

Reference

00355-8768