St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Endoscopy Tech - Endoscopy Center in Fullerton, California
We are looking for an Endoscopy Technician for the Endoscopy Center Department at St. Jude Medical Center.
Location: Fullerton, CA
Work Schedule: On call / Per diem
Shift: 8-hour, Days
Working under the supervision of the Endoscopy Nurse Manager and Endoscopy RN, the technician provides assistance or support in all activities of the Endoscopy Service. These duties include but are not limited to, assisting with procedures, cleaning and disinfecting equipment, room clean- up and turn around, ordering and stocking supplies, reporting the need for maintenance of equipment, and clerical duties as needed.
Disinfects fiber-optic and video endoscopes according to department policy and procedure and CDC and APIC recommendations. Demonstrates knowledge of structure and function of all fiber-optic and video endoscopes and the accessories.
Assists in performing as an assistant to the physician in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delegated by the RN.
Troubleshoots all equipment before processing, corrects minor equipment problems, and reports potential need for repair or replacement to manager.
Documents maintenance of equipment according to department policy and procedure.
Processes and packages all accessory equipment for sterilization according to APIC and CDC guide.
Ensures that all equipment, supplies, and area in Endoscopy are clean, organized and dust free.
Maintains adequate levels of supplies in the center.
Ability to tolerate a fast pace and be flexible with changes.
Ability to learn the structure and function of endoscopes and accessory equipment.
Knowledge of basic infection control concepts.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Basic knowledge of human anatomy and the gastrointestinal system.
Ability to conceptualize safety precautions and integrate them into daily practices.
Minimum Position Requirements:
Education: H.S. Diploma or GED
Experience: Certified Nursing Assistant or Licensed Vocational Nurse or GI/Endoscopy tech with five years of experience or surgical scrub tech with certification or experience.
Licenses/Certifications: BLS within 90 days of hire.
Preferred Position Qualifications:
- Certified Nursing Assistant, or Licensed Vocational Nurse, or Surgical Scrub Tech certification.
St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.
Company: St. Jude Medical Center
Category: Endoscopy Techs
Req ID: R325704
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