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Endoscopy Tech (PT) - Riverside Surgery Center - Newark

Company: Surgical Care Affiliates
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

US-NJ-Newark# of Openings: 1Category: Technician/Clinical UnlicensedSystem ID: 17831Group Name: AcelaOverviewSurgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA's 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit .Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits...Positive work cultureCareer growth opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) PlanAccountabilities / ResponsibilitiesWe are actively hiring for an Endoscopy Technician.Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA.Function as an assistive person during endoscopy procedures byProtecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, mechanical, and thermal sources.Demonstrating safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient's advocateHandling specimens according to facility policy and procedures.Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipmentPerforming interventions to maintain the patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levelsPerforming interventions to protect the patient from infectionProtecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacyProviding age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policyAssembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure.Providing instruments and supplies to the endoscopist during the procedure.Maintaining an organized sterile field.Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining outcomesProvide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient's condition and response to care.Maintain endoscopy instruments and accessories in working order. Troubleshoots and recognizes malfunctionsClean and prepare equipment and instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.Ensure scopes are prepared for use in accordance with policies and procedures and manufacturer's instructions for useDemonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the team and other stakeholders.Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning patient care.Assist with post procedure cleaning of the procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.Participate in the performance appraisal process.Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships.Maintain required competencies.Pursue professional growthAct as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles.Demonstrate fiscal responsibility.Perform other duties as assignedQualificationsHigh School Graduate or equivalent.Prior Experience as a GI Tech preferred.Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification.Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:Physically demanding, high-stress environmentExposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motionsPushing and pulling heavy objectsFull range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipmentManual and finger dexterityHand eye coordinationStanding and walking for extensive periods of timeLifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbsCorrected vision and hearing to within normal rangeWorking irregular hoursPI152212502

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