The Endoscope Technician is responsible for assisting in provision of nursing care and preparation of the endoscopy patient in the Ambulatory Care Unit and/or Surgical Department. The Technician functions as a member of the procedure team in donning personal protective equipment (e.g. gown and gloves), preparing equipment and supplies for use in endoscopy procedures, providing the physician with necessary supplies and equipment during the procedure, cleaning and transporting equipment, and handling specimens collected during the procedure. The Endoscope Technician will deliver care in accordance to age specific categories i.e. neo-natal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Hours: Monday–Friday, 6:45a to 3:15p, 80 hrs pp
Type: Full Time
Minimum Qualifications: Communication skills including fluency in oral and written English. Basic computer skills with information technology associated with the position including a familiarity with sending/receiving email, related software, and use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) information tools. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to remain flexible to quickly adapt to emergent or urgent situations. Ability to adapt procedures, processes, tools, equipment, and techniques to accomplish the requirements of the position.
Education and/or Experience: Previous endoscope technician experience preferred.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: American Heart Association BLS required. The Endoscope Technician must become certified within six months of hire/promotion as a Certified Endoscope Reprocess (CER). For those positions requiring travel, a current valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance must be maintained.
* Safety-Sensitive Position
**This position requires respirator and fit testing. Required testing will be performed on all team members at risk for exposure to airborne infectious diseases, droplet producing procedures, or any caustic chemicals.
***As a condition of employment, vaccinations are required per DRH Policy. Medical and Religious Exemptions are available upon request.