Endoscopy Tech (FT) - Grossmont Surgery Center
Company: SCA Health
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: November 16, 2022
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
Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits---
Positive work culture
Career growth opportunities
Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on
Day 1 of employment
Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability
Excellent 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
Handling specimens according to facility policy and procedures.
Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal
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
Assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.
Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the
Providing instruments and supplies to the endoscopist during the
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
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
Assist with post procedure cleaning of the procedure room and
preparation of room for subsequent patients.
Participate in quality review and performance improvement
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
Demonstrate fiscal responsibility.
Perform other duties as assigned
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
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
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