Endoscopy Technician

Job ID: J132290
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Monroeville, PA, United States
Facility: Forbes Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 6, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Acts under the direction of the endoscopist and/or Registered Nurse during endoscopic procedures. May assist the RN in technical aspects of circulating duties.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates in the maintenance of Procedure room supplies and endoscopic equipment. Assures the integrity/condition and availability of adequate equipment. (40%)
  • Functions as an integral member of the team throughout the performance of GI-endoscopic procedures. (30%)
  • Disassembles and reprocesses instrumentation on a post-procedure basis as per current departmental policy. Maintains documentation as per policy. (20%)
  • Maintains effective two-way communications with patients, families, and all members of the health care team. (5%)
  • May assist with special procedures under the direction of the RN and MD (e.g., Yag lasers, wound care, etc.). (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • High school diploma or GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • CPR certification.

Preferred

  • Associate's degree in health-related field.
  • Prior GI-endoscopy experience.

Compliance Requirement: As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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