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Endoscopy Technician

Company: Geisinger
Location: Huntington Mills
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Endoscopy Technician
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Endoscopy Clinical Team
Date Posted: 11/17/2022
Job ID: R-41028
Job SummaryPrepares patient and equipment for endoscopic procedures and assists with procedures. Maintains and modifies the highly technical equipment before, during and following the procedure. Maintains ASGE Quality Certification. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinic area. Supports department staff in all areas as needed. Participates in cross training.
Job Duties

  • Prepares patients and sets up appropriate equipment for endoscopic procedures.
  • Assists the physicians and anticipates their needs to facilitate an efficient and safe procedure.
  • Provides support to the patient in a service-oriented manner.
  • Assists with set up monitoring devices and attaches to patients.
  • Prepares, identifies, and verifies all specimens obtained during the endoscopic procedures.
  • Restocks endoscopy and monitors inventory and supplies.
  • Serves as preceptor for new Endoscopy personnel.
  • Cleans and processes all equipment, instruments, and related items received for the Endoscopy suites according to established procedures for each category.
  • Operates high-level disinfectors ensuring each cycle is correct and completed.
  • Maintains extensive records for all items processed.
  • Maintains compliance with safety and preventative maintenance activities for all equipment to minimize failures and unsafe conditions.
  • Adheres to all policies, protocols and standards of care to include all licensing and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Follows written procedures for sterilization and disinfection.
  • Knows responsibilities and the necessary chemical and biological monitoring.
  • Organization and management of activities reflects due consideration of the needs of the department.
  • Cross trains to assist with workflow as needed.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
    ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)
    Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
    Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Endoscopy Technician, Professions , Huntington Mills, Pennsylvania

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