Endoscopy Tech - Per Diem
This is Per Diem (as needed) position working days in the GI Lab at Northwest Medical Center.
Assist in the nursing care of the endoscopic patient by performing duties and related activities, within scope of practice, for endoscopic procedures, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Additionally, performs all aspects of scope cleaning and high level disinfection. Responsible for the chemical monitoring of the Automated Endoscope Reprocessor (AER).
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Required: Post High School vocational/specialized training in a medical field or 2 years equivalent experience
Required: One (1) year healthcare experience.
Preferred: One (1) year of experience in a GI, OR or relevant area.
Working knowledge of proper scope cleaning and sterilization; setting up rooms; bedside assistance with patients; computer skills and patient scheduling, a plus. Appropriate prioritization and planning skills, while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.
Required: American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) BLS certification.
Preferred: PCT, MA or CNA Certification
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.