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Endoscopy Tech (Pool) - Corpus Christi Endoscopy Center

Company: SCA Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Category: Per DiemOverviewSurgical 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 ResponsibilitiesWe 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 QualificationsHigh 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 PI187553906

Keywords: SCA Health, Corpus Christi , Endoscopy Tech (Pool) - Corpus Christi Endoscopy Center, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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