Catholic Health Initiatives Endoscopy Technician - Endoscopy in DES MOINES, Iowa
Endoscopy Technician - Endoscopy
Transports patients, cleans and
disinfects endoscopes and related equipment, performs clerical functions and
assists nursing staff in delivery of care to adolescent, adult and geriatric
patient populations. This position includes same work assignments at Alternate
Mercy endoscopy locations.
Cleans, disinfects and reprocesses endoscopesand accessory equipment. Identifies andreports potential and real problems with endoscopes ensuring properlyfunctioning equipment.
Assists in transporting patients within the department.
Clerical responsibilities include answering thetelephone, relaying messages, maintaining patient log and responsible for enteringpatient charges when requested.
Responsible for maintaining department inventory includingbut not limited to stocking supplies, linen, galley supplies and chartingmaterial.
Responsible for the physical upkeep of the departmentand equipment on a daily basis.
Communicates effectively and appropriately withstaff, physicians, patients, families and other healthcare team members.
Efficiently sets up and tears down procedurerooms.
Available to quickly obtain supplies, equipmentand medication (non-narcotics) as directed.
Answers patient call and emergency lights.
Utilizes computer applications; ordering supplies andprocessing charges.
Participates in Quality Monitoring by recording daily,weekly and/or monthly required reports.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLSAND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
High School graduate or GED equivalent.
Previous experience with patient care preferred.
Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks ofhire. Acceptable credentialingbodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for theProfessional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support forHealthcare Providers
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abusetraining specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
Job Clinical Support
Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required None
Req ID: 2018-R0167513
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.