Endoscopy Tech - GI Lab
Position is Full Time, Days shift - with Night, weekend and holiday call required
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 Reprocessor (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 physician, within scope of practice, during endoscopic procedures. Assists with positioning of patients during procedure, adjustments to scope equipment, palpates abdomen to guide scope. Exhibits thorough understanding of endoscopes and their workings. Ability to process and troubleshoot endoscope problems.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Required: Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training.
Required: One (1) year healthcare experience.
Preferred: One (1) year of experience in a GI, OR or relevant area.
Working knowledge of proper scope cleaning and sterilization; setting up rooms; bedside assistance with patients; computer skills and patient scheduling, a plus.
Required: American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification.
Preferred: PCT, MA or CNA Certification
Northwest Healthcare is a multi-faceted network dedicated to providing safe, quality care at each of our locations. With two (soon to be three) hospitals, two freestanding emergency centers, five urgent care locations and a large physician practice including primary care and a variety of specialists, Northwest Healthcare offers you a wide range of settings in which to work. Common among them all is not only the commitment to providing safe patient care, but to employee satisfaction and growth. It is a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all employees—whether caring for patients directly or working in a support role. NWHC 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.