Endoscopy Tech - Tucson Surgery Center - Part Time
location: Outpatient surgery center: Tucson Surgery Center 1398 N Wilmot Road Tucson AZ Monday through Friday.
PT 32 hours weekly - No call, no weekends, no holidays.
Assist 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.
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. Assists in all Pulmonary procedures such as Bronchoscopy and Thoracentesis. Assists with other minor procedures, such as eye cases and apligrafs, 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.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training.
One (1) year Endoscopy Lab Experience. Previous scheduling and pre-admitting experience, preferred.
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: A PCT, MA or CNA Certification."