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Endoscopy Tech Full Time Days Tampa in Tampa, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    19003281
  • Job Function
    Digestive Health Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description

Full Time Endo Tech AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

ASSISTS WITH PATIENT CARE/PROCEDURES

  • Demonstrates competency at an advanced, expert level on complex as well as routine procedures performed within the department.
  • Positively identifies patient before performing patient care.
  • Assists the physician and RN with the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Works directly with physician in the choice and operation of equipment during procedures.
  • Assists the physician and RN with specimen collection. Collects and identifies each specimen for transfer to the lab.
  • Performs adjustments to equipment when necessary and teaches others to troubleshoot equipment.
  • Checks all equipment prior to start of procedure for safety, function, and sterility.
  • Identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action
  • Follows established guidelines for cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilization of scopes and accessories following procedures.
  • Stocks rooms with appropriate levels of supplies and equipment.
  • Assists the RN with pre and post procedural care.
  • Provides for patient needs based upon such factors as diagnosis, age and cultural background.
  • Assists with transportation of patients and records appropriate destination within scheduled time frame


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Patient care knowledge and skills 
  • Working knowledge of and ability to use computer and perform data entry.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible workweek including on call for weekends, nights and overtime as required.
  • Knowledge, interpersonal skills, technical skills, and critical thinking skills in the delivery of patient care including emergency/high pressure situations.
  • High level of expertise/competency in assisting on endoscopy procedures, including advanced procedures.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Prefer Endoscopy Technician/Surgical technologist training.
  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • National Certification in Endoscopy (CGT) preferred

Job Summary:

The Endoscopy Associate assists the physician and RN in the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, prepares and maintains the endoscopy equipment, transports the patient, assists in patient care delivery under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, precepts and trains new endoscopy associates, functions as a resource for difficult procedures, troubleshoots equipment problems, maintains supply inventories, provides input into the budgeting process, assists in establishing and monitoring standards of practice for endoscopy associates, coordinates and provides continuing education for endoscopy associates in conjunction with the Surgical Services educators, represents Endoscopy Department on assigned committees, is a role model for service management, participates in professional organizations/activities, participates in quality improvement activities on the unit, complies with regulatory agency requirements, responds to emergency situations as directed by the RN


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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