Catholic Health Initiatives Endoscopy Technician - Endoscopy in DES MOINES, Iowa

Endoscopy Technician - Endoscopy

Description

GENERALSUMMARY :

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.

ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS :

  • 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.

Qualifications

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.