Endoscopy Technician - Endoscopy Unit - F/T with Benefits Day
Edison, NJ 
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Posted 17 days ago
Job Description

Overview

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives - and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It's also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of an Endoscopy Technician at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Prepares Endoscopy rooms with appropriate supplies and equipment necessary for each individual procedure; refers to the Physician's preference list for special needs.
  • Assists physician with various procedures as directed in an accurate and precise manner.
  • Maintains endoscopy equipment. Keeps cart/accessories/supplies neat, clean and dry.
  • Transfers patients to and from their unit or other department as needed.
  • Accompanies patient to lobby upon discharge when necessary.
  • Assist with ordering supplies as assigned.
  • Checks linen carts daily to ensure that they are properly stocked.
  • Cleans and remakes stretchers after use, prepares stretchers and general area for next day.
  • Assists with patients' emergencies by obtaining emergency equipment and performing other duties as requested by the R.N.
  • Has awareness of emergency codes.
  • Adheres to the standard identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

Reprocessing Scopes Job Function:

  • Adheres to policy and procedure for reprocessing scopes and the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Wears PPE including gown, gloves and mask.
  • Leak Testing.
  • Manual cleaning
  • High Level disinfection.
  • Changing filters.
  • Keeps logs up to date.
  • Recognizes need to order cleaning supplies.
  • Let's the charge nurse know of any problems with the reprocessing process.
  • Calls equipment tech support as needed.
  • Sends scopes out for repairs when necessary,
  • Aware of the potential for exposure to hazardous materials. Knows where to find the MSDS for such materials and takes precautions.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.
  • Minimum of 1 year related clinical experience with recent experience in cleaning scopes.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an Endoscopy Technician

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification.

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

  • Certified Endoscope Reprocesssor.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Our Network

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.


Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status and any other category protected by federal or state law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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