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Endoscopy Tech 1 - FT - Loudoun Hospital

Loudoun Hospital 621136 Full Time 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg, VA, 20176, US
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Job Description

The Endo Tech will prepare and maintain the medical facility's instruments, equipment, and sterile environments necessary for procedures.

Job Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Endo Tech 1 can look like:

  • Performs and/or provides assistance to the physician and procedural team that reflect an awareness of anatomy, necessary principles, skills, supplies, and adequate knowledge base.
  • Assists the circulating nurse in implementing the perioperative plan of care to include: patient positioning, updating physician preference cards, care of endoscopic specimens, and room turnover.
  • Identifies factors relative to the patient's age and developmental stage that must be considered during the surgical procedure.
  • Assists with pulling cases and checks case carts for completeness. Obtains supplies and equipment and determines them to be in good working order before a case begins.
  • Prepares the endoscopy room by opening supplies, instruments, and devices based on scheduled procedure and physician preference card.
  • Exercises care in the operation and use of instruments/equipment/and reports/follow   the appropriate procedure for broken items.
  • Follows OSHA and hospital infection control policies at all times.
  • Maintains continuing education by complying with mandatory re-orientation yearly and keeps educational profile up to date.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to critique their practice and pursues improvement opportunities.
  • Takes corrective action when any unsafe practice, conditions, or breaks in aseptic technique occur and report information to the circulating nurse.
  • Demonstrates understanding of scope mechanics and scope reprocessing to include High Level Disinfection.
  • Assists with the flow of daily operations by readily accepting assignments/reassignments.

Additional Requirements

  • Work schedule: Full time, Days Vary, Call required/10 hour Day shifts
  • Education: High School or GED
  • Certification: BLS by the AHA