Sanford Health Endoscopy Technician - Endoscopy in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: Endoscopy Technician | Endoscopy | Fargo, ND
Department : Endoscopy
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 10 hr
Supports activities in the care of the gastroenterology (GI) patient. Performs duties relative to procedures under the direct supervision of the physician and registered nurse. Will assist in the orientation and education of personnel. Assist in the pre-procedure preparation of the patient, including transporting the patient to the procedure room, hooking up monitors, and ensuring the patient is comfortable prior to the procedure. Responsible for the duties related to transportation of patients. Will be responsible to prepare procedure rooms, assist the physician intra-procedure with biopsies, polypectomies, and assist with post-procedure patient care. Cleaning and turnover within the GI procedure room in a safe manner following established standards and practices. Clean, disinfect, or calibrate scopes or other endoscopic instruments according to manufacturer recommendations and facility standards.Will perform various tasks related to the material/physical support of the department, for example stocking procedure rooms, refilling inventory within the unit, routine housekeeping, and supply management. This position may have access to medication storage areas in order to stock secured items.
Promotes and ensures patient satisfaction while complying with safety and regulatory requirements. Identifies key equipment, methods and techniques for performing endoscopic examinations. Sterilizes all endoscopic equipment and work areas before, during and after procedures. Assists physician during endoscopic procedures.
Must obtain an Associates Program Certfcate of Completon through Society of Gastrointestnal Nurses and Associates within eightmonths of hire.Basic Life Support (BLS) required within six months of hire. Must fulfll six Contnuing Educaton Units (CEU) per year according toSanford Health and unit requirements. Four of these CEU's will be GI specifc. High school diploma required.
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Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req30294