Job Summary Under direct supervision of a licensed health care practitioner, provides support to the Ambulatory Center GI team by; cleaning, sterilizing, and packaging instruments, maintaining inventory, transporting supplies, equipment, specimens, preparing rooms before and after procedures, greeting patients and their families. Assists the licensed health care practitioner during GI procedures in accordance with scope of licensure/certification. Employees work as instructed and seek guidance on matters not specifically covered in the original instructions. Work is reviewed through progress checks for accuracy, adequacy and adherence to standards, instructions and established procedures.
This job exists in multiple locations, and travel between facilities is required. While there may be minor differences in job content, they are not significant for classification purposes. Overall, the nature of the work and job requirements are consistent between departments. Essential Duties: Maintains cleaning processes for scopes and the cleaning, disinfecting and storage areas on a daily basis.
Mechanical and automated cleaning and disinfecting of endoscopes and accessories according to manufacturers instructions and SGNA/ASGE Standards for Reprocessing of Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopes. Documents the disinfectant solutions for efficacy in a logbook Demonstrates working knowledge of basic anatomy of a fiberoptic and videoscopes and the types of scopes and the how and why of when they are used. Assists in preparing procedure areas. Prepares and maintains endoscopy video cart, light source, supplies, endoscope, instillation pump and lab containers.
Gathers necessary supplies, equipment and instruments; maintains and orders appropriate types and volume of supplies. Perform restocking duties as necessary. Prepares rooms before and after procedures, including cleaning, laundry and biohazardous waste removal. Assists nursing personnel with movement of patients including transporting patients to procedure rooms.
QualificationsEducation/Experience: High School Diploma (or GED equivalency), and either 1) completion of a gastroenterology or endoscopy technician training program, OR 2) 1 year of related experience in a health care setting with completion of a Medical Assistant, Operating Room Technologist or Certified Medical Assistant (CNA) program. License/Certification: Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor with a 5 year registration through The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution OR Current Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Surgical Technologist or Medical Assistant through the State of Washington. Current healthcare provider BLS certification. Additional Responsibilities: Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality. Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times. Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines. Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community. Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. CB| Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing) Primary Location WA-Tacoma-Tacoma Digestive Disease * Shift Full Time * Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80 * Weekends Required None * Status Full Time
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