HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Endoscopy Technician in Tallahassee, Florida

[Capital Regional Medical Center]

Capital Regional Medical Center is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide care to patients under the direction of the RN, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of CRMC.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile technique, instruments and supplies needed for surgical cases. * Communicates, interacts and participates in teamwork on the unit. * Communicates and participates in patient care activities in direct conjunction with the RN. * Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process. * Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement processes. * Maintains and practices quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel. * Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers. * Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients right to privacy by protecting confidential information. * Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered. * Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues. * Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm. * Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements. * Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety and quality of care. * Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance. * Adheres to chain of command policy. * Adheres to the on – call rotation schedule for the department which provides 24 hour, seven day a week coverage. * Restock rooms with supplies and assist with ordering of supplies. * Clean and process contaminated scopes in instruments according to regulatory requirements and departmental policies. * Assist in providing a safe environment for procedure patients. * Assist with positioning for procedure. * Know the specific use of all equipment to be used. * Assembles the required equipment and supplies according to the type of procedure performed. * Assist the physician with each procedure and follows the direction of physician. * Performs free procedural verifications to include universal protocol. * Assist with set up and connecting patient to monitoring equipment and reassures patient for comfort. * Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * High School or equivalency required LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider required * Certification in flexible endoscope reprocessing (CFER) preferred EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: * * Previous endoscopy experience preferred * Acute care experience preferred *SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: * Reads and writes Basic English * Knowledge of body substance isolation * Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs * Video equipment set up/troubleshooting skills * Basic computer skills * Knowledge about specimen preparation, labeling and handling * Solid knowledge and understanding of scope reprocessing within three months

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Title: Endoscopy Technician

Location: Florida-Tallahassee-Capital Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00355-8277