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Endoscopy Technician

JOB TITLE: Endoscopy Technician
LOCATION: Electric Avenue Medical Center
DEPARTMENT: Community Practice
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:
Prepares patient and equipment for endoscopic procedures and assists with procedures. Maintains and modifies the highly technical equipment before, during and following the procedure. Maintains ASGE Quality Certification. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinic area. Directly accountable to the Nurse Supervisor and the Clinical Director.
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.
Serves as a part of the CI CARE team and therefore is accountable for demonstrating behaviors and skills that support the success of the team. Self-motivated. Supports department staff in all areas as needed. Participates in cross training.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated good organizational skills and effective communication skills.
Demonstrates good hand\eye coordination. Demonstrates ability to perform mathematical calculations.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. Shows flexibility and resourcefulness when faced with increased workload or unforeseen circumstances and is available for additional duties within scope of practice.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED required.
At least 6 months to 1 year of experience as a nursing assistant/healthcare with patient contact required.
Recent Central Processing or instrument processing experience preferred.
BLS certification required.
ASGE Quality Certification Required (eligibility)
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Requires lifting patients, bending and the ability to stand on feet for 8-hour shifts. Work is performed in a clean, well-ventilated, well-equipped environment with possible exposure to patients with infectious diseases or to bodily fluids which may contain infectious agents as well as anesthetics and chemicals.
Adheres to dress code. Appearance is neat and clean. Reports to work on time and as scheduled. Wears ID badge while on duty. Limits lunch and breaks to scheduled time and maintains flexibility to allow coverage and efficiency within the GMC OSW.
_The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job._
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.


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