||Job Summary:The Endoscopy technician is responsible for the utilization of endoscopy equipment and supplies including biopsy forceps, snares, injection needles, cytology brushes, forceps, dilators, cautery, 6-shooters and ERBE cautery. The Endoscopy technician is responsible for all aseptic techniques during the procedure as well as the scope disinfection process. This includes the pre-cleaning of all scopes in the procedure room, manual cleaning post procedure utilizing all manufacturer and Joint Commission guidelines. The incumbent is responsible for the high level disinfection process utilizing AER scope processing equipment. The incumbent is responsible for proper storage, labeling and use of all chemicals used during these three processes as well as the office Manometry probe supplies and disinfection. The incumbent is responsible for the set-up of all supplies in the procedure room, installation of the scope and retrieval and proper specimen labeling during procedure. The Endoscopy Tech supports the physician in the Operating Room during the ERCP cases. This includes the use of stents, and all ERCP equipment. The Endoscopy Tech is responsible for all infection control within the procedure room and scope processing room. The incumbent works under the direct supervision of physicians and assists the RN in quality care of the patient as well as other tasks needed. The Endoscopy technician is also required to be on-call as needed by the unit, which includes weeknights, holidays and weekends. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with performance standards established for the job. The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Northern Light Mercy Hospital. Requirements:Healthcare Provider/Professional Rescuer certification is required.A High School Diploma or GED required. Endoscopy or Surgical Technician certification preferred.
Must be able to communicate effectively including under duress.Ability to take direction from multiple sources, and to prioritize appropriately.
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