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Endoscopy Tech (FT) - Grossmont Surgery Center

Company: Surgical Care Affiliates
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA's 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit -www.scasurgery.com. -Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits---Positive work cultureCareer growth opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
We are actively hiring for an Endoscopy Technician.Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA. -Function as an assistive -person during -endoscopy -procedures -by -Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, mechanical, and thermal sources. -Demonstrating safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation. -Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient's advocate -Handling specimens according to facility policy and procedures. -Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment -Performing interventions -to maintain the patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline -levels -Performing interventions to protect the patient from -infection -Protecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy -Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice. -Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy -Assembling supplies and equipment required for the -procedure. -Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the -procedure. -Providing instruments and supplies to the -endoscopist -during the -procedure. - -Maintaining an organized sterile field. -Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining -outcomes -Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient's condition and -response to care. -Maintain -endoscopy instruments and accessories in working order. Troubleshoots and recognizes -malfunctions -Clean and prepare -equipment and instruments -for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas. -Ensure scopes are prepared for use in accordance with policies and procedures and manufacturer's instructions for -use -Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the team and other stakeholders. -Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team -in planning patient care. -Assist with post procedure cleaning of the procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients. -Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects. -Participate in the performance appraisal process. -Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships. -Maintain required competencies. -Pursue professional -growth -Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information. -Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles. -Demonstrate fiscal responsibility. -Perform other -duties as -assigned - -

Qualifications:
High School -Graduate -or -equivalent. -Prior Experience as -a GI Tech preferred. - - -Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification. -Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: - - -Physically demanding, high-stress environment -Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions -Pushing and pulling heavy objects - -Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients -and -equipment -Manual and finger dexterity - -Hand eye coordination -Standing and walking for extensive periods of time - -Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 -lbs -Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range -Working irregular hours

Keywords: Surgical Care Affiliates, La Mesa , Endoscopy Tech (FT) - Grossmont Surgery Center, Healthcare , La Mesa, California

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