Endoscopy Tech - Ucert – Celebration Endoscopy – Celebration – Per Diem at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

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Endoscopy Tech - Ucert – Celebration Endoscopy – Celebration – Per Diem

AdventHealth Celebration seeks to hire a Endoscopy Tech - Ucert who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital, AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida. The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a %22living laboratory%22 of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease.

Department Profile:

Endoscopy is a small division within the Surgical Services Department. Out team cares for a wide variety of procedures including, but are not limited to, Endoscopy (traditional and capsule), Colonoscopy (screening and diagnostic), Endoscopic Ultrasound, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Bronchoscopy, Esophageal Dilation, Gastrointestinal Bleeding Control, Stent Placement, and Laryngoscopy. The Endoscopy staff care for the patient in the pre-operative and procedural phases of the procedure and then must hand off care to the Phase II Recovery Team. This department inhabits a shared space in the Pre-operative/Phase II Recovery area. It consists of 3-4 Pre-procedure bays, with telemetry monitoring capabilities and two Endoscopy suites within the Surgical Services Department. We are committed to providing safe, quality, exceptional patient care based upon the values of AdventHealth (ICBEST) and the CREATION Health Principles.

Work Hours/Shifts:

0630-1900 ; varies, 12

Job Summary:

Under supervision, an Endoscopy technician assists with the patient care in the Endoscopy procedure room by performance of technical and other delegated duties. Is responsible for the maintenance, care, disinfection of all scopes and equipment. Provides care to age specific patients as defined by unit standards of care. Adheres to AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, State and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. The Apopka Endotech in cost center 0220 performs EKG procedures as assigned, and provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture under the supervision of the professional nurse. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, and speaking English effectively.
  • Knowledgeable about professional and practice issues related to the field of Gastroenterology
  • Cost Center 0220: Nursing Assistant training or successful completion of either practical nurse fundamentals or comparable experience upon review
  • High school graduate or GED (Preferred)
  • Graduate of school of surgical technology, or LPN program, or military program (Preferred)
  • Experience working with patients in an acute care setting (Preferred)
  • Experience with decontamination and disinfection of equipment and instrumentation(Preferred)
  • SGNA Associates program for non-surgical tech / LPN employees (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Cost center 0220, CNA certification is required
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • Central Processing Certification by IAHCSMM – International Association for Healthcare Central Service and Materials Management, or CBSPD - Certification Board for Sterile Processing Department (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Provides safe, clean, tested and inspected items by performing the following decontamination functions: Accurately operates instrument washers; Disassembles, cleans with appropriate solutions and methods. Maintains all records relating to the monitoring and testing of the decontamination / disinfection process.
  • Applies knowledge and ability for appropriate care and handling of instruments and scopes by inspecting for cleanliness, damage and proper function. Ensures leak testing is done on all scopes. Maintains records on scope and instrumentation maintenance.
  • Maintains current knowledge of endoscopic procedures and techniques currently utilized by physicians providing care in AdventHealth Endoscopic Department.
  • Utilizes knowledge of video system equipment. Troubleshoots problems with the system as needed.
  • Participates in the preparation of the patient for procedures as directed by the RN. Participates in the care of all age groups from the Neonate to Geriatric. Cooperates as part of the multidisciplinary team by communicating pertinent patient information to the RN and completing assignments. May remove medications from the pneumatic tube system to immediately deliver to the RN or to secure in the medication room.
  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.
  • Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports standards and initiatives set by the department.
  • Promotes a safe environment. Demonstrates appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and AdventHealth policy and procedures.

The Apopka Endotech in cost center 0220 will also perform EKG procedures as assigned, and provide patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture under the supervision of the professional nurse.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Endoscopy Tech - Ucert opportunity with AdventHealth Celebration and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Endoscopy Tech – Ucert, Celebration Endoscopy, Celebration – Per Diem

Position Location:  Celebration
Job:  Other Clinical Professional
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Celebration
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  On Call
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jun 12, 2019, 7:31:28 AM

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