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Endoscopy Technician

Company: St Michael Medical Center
Location: Silverdale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. - -CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region's most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies. - -As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:Competitive starting wages and training to grow within the companyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible health spending accounts (FSA)Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentCare@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft -Adoption AssistanceWellness Program -Commute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for participation!
Job Summary:Under direct supervision of a licensed health care practitioner, provides support to the 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 a licensed health care practitioner by assisting 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. - - -Essential Duties:Maintains cleaning processes for scopes and the cleaning, disinfecting and storage areas on a daily basis.Assists in preparing procedure areas.Provides assistance, within scope of licensure/certification, to a licensed health care practitioner with patient care during endoscopy procedures.Performs routine maintenance of scopes and endoscopic equipment. - -Participates in infection control studies.
Education/Experience: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 Certified Medical Assistant, Operating Room Tech or Nursing Aide program. - - -License/Certification:Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor with a 5 year registration through The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution - ORCurrent Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Surgical Technologist through the State of Washington within 90 days of employment.Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

Keywords: St Michael Medical Center, Seattle , Endoscopy Technician, Professions , Silverdale, Washington

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