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Endoscopy Tech Part Time

2021-12-30
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  • Northwest Medical Center Tucson Northwest Medical Center Tucson

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  • Part Time

Job Description

This is a Part time day shift position, with night, weekend and holiday call required, working in the GI Lab at Northwest Medical Center. Responsible for the care of the endoscopy patient by proficiently planning, implementing and evaluating the preparation of the endoscopy case and the endoscopy suites. Assists in all endoscopy procedures including ERCP's and emergent GI procedures such as foreign body extraction and GI bleeders, under the supervision of the RN or physician. Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient and staff by complying with regulatory agency requirements and standards set forth by professional organizations and employers. Performs all other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

$3,000 Sign on bonus for eligible, experienced Endoscopy Tech's! $$$

This is a Part time day shift position, with night, weekend and holiday call required, working in the GI Lab at Northwest Medical Center.

 

Summary:

The Endoscopy Lab tech working in the GI Lab at Northwest Medical Center assists in the nursing care of the endoscopic patient by performing duties and related activities, within scope of practice, for endoscopic procedures, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Additionally, performs all aspects of scope cleaning and high level disinfection. Responsible for the chemical monitoring of the Automated Endoscope Re-processor (AER).

Assists with preparing rooms with needed appropriate instruments, supplies and equipment. Assists with procedural set ups. Functions as part of the procedural team, anticipating needs of physicians, within scope of practice, during endoscopic procedures. Assists with positioning of patients during procedure, adjustments to scope equipment, palpates abdomen to guide scope. Exhibits through understanding of endoscopes and their workings. Ability to process and troubleshoot endoscope problems.

Position Qualifications/ Minimum Requirements

Education:

Required: High School Diploma or equivalent. Two (2) years of experience in a hospital setting or endoscopy center. Complete GI Associates Skill Validation Test and achieve title of GI Technical Specialists.

Preferred: One (1) year of experience in a GI, OR or relevant area.

Skills:

 Working knowledge of proper scope cleaning and sterilization; setting up rooms; bedside assistance with patients; computer skills and patient scheduling, a plus.

Licenses/Certifications:

Required: American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification.

Preferred: PCT, MA or CNA Certification

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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