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Endoscopy Technician

Company: Sovah Health - Martinsville
Location: Martinsville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

SOVAH Health - MartinsvilleAssists the physician by performing supportive nursing care which includes: -assisting with endoscopic procedures, cleaning of endoscopic equipment, socialization, observation, safety, and the emotional and physical comfort needs of the adult and geriatric patient population served. -Utilizes initiative, strives to maintain steady level of productivity. -Is a self starter. -Is compatible and supportive, and a team player.Sets up Endoscopy room for new patient.Assists physician with procedures and demonstrates knowledge of GI procedures.Knowledgeable in operating endoscopic equipment and accessories.Operates departmental equipment daily according to manufacturer instructions with emphasis on safety.Provides customer service to all departments with a focus on the patient need.Inputs patient data into EndoWorks computer system.Collects/transports specimen.Transports patients to various departments.Stocks and monitors PAR levels of supplies for endoscopy.Cleans, disinfects and maintains endoscopes, including performance of leakage tests on all scopes according to manufacturers' standards.Documents changing of Gluteraldehyde solution check strips.Uses PPE equipment appropriately.Inputs charges into computer accurately.Checks O2 tanks and replaces as necessary.Job Requirements:Job Requirements -Minimum EducationHigh school graduate or equivalent required.Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Requires ability to read and write legibly and carry out direction promptly and accurately. Must exhibit effective communication skills and interpersonal skills. Requires the ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergency situations.Typical Physical Demands: Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients and./or equipment, manual and finger dexterity and eye hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. May require lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds. May require frequent bending, squatting and kneeling. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires ability to work under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.Required SkillsCertifications:Registration on Virginia board of nurse aide registry. BLS certification.Minimum Work ExperiencePrevious experience in patient care setting desirable. Requirements will include successful completion of orientation program and competency requirementsLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Sovah Health - Martinsville, Roanoke , Endoscopy Technician, Professions , Martinsville, Virginia

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