Catholic Health Initiatives Endoscopy Tech, PRN (Saint Joseph London) in LONDON, Kentucky

Endoscopy Tech, PRN (Saint Joseph London)

Description

Job Summary

Contributes to the safe, efficient operation of the endoscopy suite by assisting the physician, circulating RNs and anesthesia personnel during all levels of endoscopic procedures. Has primary responsibility for set-up, operation, and cleaning of all procedural equipment during endoscopy cases.

Essential Functions

  • Gives direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the endoscopy RNs

  • Responsible for the care, handling, and processing of all of the endoscopy equipment and instruments.

  • Prepares and sets up for all GI and pulmonary endoscopy procedures ensuring that the correct equipment and supplies are available during the case.

  • Ability to assist the physicians as needed with equipment and supplies consistent with their job classification.

  • Knowledge of all complex and therapeutic GI/Pulmonary procedures performed in the unit.

  • Ability to set up and assist with out of the department cases at the bedside or in the OR as necessary

  • Able to recognize and communicate any patient issues to RN or physician during the procedure.

  • Maintains supplies and stocks procedure rooms and travel carts during down time

  • Assists with tracking locations and maintaining inventory of equipment

  • Disinfects and cleans scopes and equipment according to SGNA/ASGE standards and hospital policy.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)

  • Surgical Scrub Techs must be a graduate of an approved technician program; certification preferred.

Experience

  • One year of OR, endoscopy or hospital experience preferred.

  • BLS upon hire as of 07.01.2017

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LONDON-ST JOSEPH HOSP LONDON

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0169234

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.