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Endoscopy Technologist, Langtree Endoscopy Center

2021-01-22
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  • Lake Norman Regional Medical Center Lake Norman Regional Medical Center

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  • Part Time

Job Description

An Endoscopy Technologist/Endo Reprocessing Technician renders professional care to patients undergoing surgical procedures within the center in accordance with established procedures and ensures care of the Endoscopy patient with the instrumentation utilized in that treatment. The Endoscopy Technologist/Endo Reprocessing Technician functions cooperatively with physicians and team members while displaying a teamwork disposition. The Endoscopy Technologist/Endo Reprocessing Technician prepares, assembles, and organizes the work environment, equipment and supplies necessary to perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures; is cross-trained in the reprocessing lab and Patient Care Assistant roles; and, participates in staff meeting and performance improvement activities. As needed position

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in preparing patient for designated procedure as requested by physician. Assists physician during endoscopy procedure and documents in patient medical record accordingly. Accurately completes lab paperwork and handles patient specimens, per policy. Works collaboratively with the healthcare team to prepare the endoscopy suite according to
requirements of patient, physician, and procedure, but not limited to assembling and providing properly functioning equipment, supplies and instruments. Follows manufacturer’s instructions for use for all steps of cleaning, high level disinfection
or sterilization for instruments and/or equipment. Following manufacturer’s instructions and center’s policy and procedure, appropriately. Cleans endoscopy suite between cases and daily terminal cleaning. Uses universal precautions. Responds to other duties, as assigned. 


QUALIFICATIONS
High school graduate. 1-3 years similar experience in an endoscopy setting. BLS / ACLS Certified, as applicable. Ability to make sound, reasonable decisions. Demonstrates accountability, professionalism, openness, receptiveness to change. Ability to identify and calmly handle inherently stressful situations with tact. Highly organized with ability to concentrate on many detailed requests. Excellent communication skills. Ability to develop excellent working relationships with physicians and center staff. Maintains regular attendance.

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