High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny Daytona Beach, FL.
Full Time / Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Ensures endoscopy suite is adequately prepared for procedure
Monitors PAR level of all endoscopy instruments and supplies
Follows written procedures for high-level disinfection; knows responsibilities and the necessity for chemical and biological monitoring.
Provides supportive care to patients under the direct supervision of an RN and physician.
Provides treatments and procedures as indicated and within the defined scope of practice
Demonstrates dexterity, knowledge and safety in the care and handling of endoscopy instrumentation and supplies, both sterile and unsterile.
Prepares room in a timely manner with all anticipated supplies and equipment for each individual endoscopy procedure
Demonstrates competence in care of specimens and accurately handles specimens at all times.
Checks all equipment/instruments needed, prior to each procedure to ensure proper functioning
Assists in positioning, prepping and draping of patients for endoscopy procedures
Prepares for procedures, maintains an orderly environment, and anticipates needs of physician during procedure
Demonstrates proficiency in set up of multi-specialty endoscopy procedures.
Accepts accountability for professional standards, own competence, and patient outcomes.
What You Will Need:
High School Diploma/GED
Graduate of Surgical technology school/course or equivalent Endoscopy training
Current America Heart Association BLS certification
Minimum of one year experience with GI Endoscopy procedures preferred
The endoscopy technologist actively participates in the preparation and management of supply inventories, endoscopic equipment, endo room suite readiness and clinical/technical assistance as directed while performing GI endoscopic procedures. This position requires knowledge of GI flexible endoscopes & instrumentation, the ability to prepare and or assemble complex mechanical devices, sequential planning, and knowledge of fundamental anatomy, strong anticipatory skills and dexterity. This position is also responsible to keep abreast of new products, procedures and physician techniques. The endoscopy technologist supports GI services to provide an effective and safe patient/staff environment. All activities associated with the role of the endoscopy technologist are under the direct supervision of the GI registered nurse and gastroenterologist. S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of their certification guidelines, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice.
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