Endoscopy Tech I

Requisition ID
2020-136918
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Endoscopy
Hours / Pay Period
40
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Mon- Fri 8 am- 5 pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health–Patients Medical Center
Location
TX-Pasadena

Overview

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.

 

 

Responsibilities

Assist the physician and registered nurse in caring for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures. Responsible for maintenance and disinfection of endoscopic equipment and accessories.
 
1. Cleans and disinfects endoscopes and accessory equipment as per manufacturer guidelines
2. Properly documents the cleaning/disinfection of all endoscopes on appropriate logs
3. Prepares accessory equipment for sterilization and delivers these to Central Sterile Processing at the end of day
4. Documents dates of change of disinfection solution, solution quality testing and reprocessing equipment filter changes 5. Responsible for assessing equipment on a daily basis and notification and escalation of any equipment damage and repair needs to appropriate channels and to  assigned unit leader
6. Responsible for set-up and clean-up of procedure room, supply carts, pre and post procedural areas and equipment
7. Performs as an assistant to the physician during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as directed by the physician or registered nurse
8. Cleans and re-stocks room and unit supplies and accessories
9. Performs transporter duties as necessary
10. Provides assistance with skilled nursing care as directed by RN
11.  Assists with orientation of new personnel
12.  Delivers and picks up lab specimens and patient care supplies and equipment
13. Provides delegated clerical support
14. Communicates with patient's family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous and professional manner
15. Other duties as assigned
 
 

Qualifications

*High School Diploma/GED
 
*One (1) year of patient care experience
 
*Must be able to perform and adapt to a fast paced and busy environment
 
Ability to work in the following environments: patient care unit areas (nursing unit, outpatient clinic), exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues, exposure to harmful chemicals, and radiation.
• Ability to use a computer or keyboard continuously on a daily basis.
• Ability to stand on a daily basis continuously.
• Ability to walk, to reach, lift/carry up to 10 pounds, and push/pull up to 50 pounds – frequently, 34%-66% of the time.
• Ability sit, lift/carry 10-50 pounds, and push/pull more than 50 pounds – occasionally up to 33% of the time.
 
 
 
 
 

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