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Providence Health & Services Endoscopy Technician - Ambulatory Surgery in Centralia, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling an Endoscopy Technician (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Variable Shift) to Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

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The Endoscopy Technician functions under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse to assist with daily functioning and throughput of endoscopy, surgical and infusion patients at Providence Centralia Hospital Outpatient Surgery Department. The Endoscopy Technician is also responsible for cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining endoscopes. Other responsibilities include facilitating patient flow, obtaining vital signs and physiologic data for nursing staff, room turnover, stocking patient rooms, and ordering supplies.

In this position you will:

  • Assists with Endoscopy & Medical Procedures.

  • Assists in performing Endoscopy procedures in the GI lab, OR, ICU or ER through the utilization of specialized equipment and under the direction of a qualified physician

  • Assists in positioning and applying abdominal lift to patients undergoing endoscopic procedures.

  • Retrieves appropriate supplies as needed.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of specific equipment used during endoscopic procedures (i.e. hemoclips, balloon dilating equipment, esophageal banders, metal and plastic stents, fine needle aspirations kits, etc.).

  • Assists in implementing unit selected patient care activitie

  • Escorts/transports patients/significant others to unit in coordination with OPS staff.

  • Ensures correct patient by verbally verifying name and checking name band for pt DOB and name.

  • Maintains a soothing environment with warm blankets, explanations of what to expect, and actions to minimize anxiety. Reduces stimulation.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

  • Completion of a Surgical Technology, Certified Nurse Assistant or Medical Assistant program

  • Current Nursing Assistant Certification in the State of Washington with annual renewal and/or Medical Assistant Certification in the State of Washington with annual renewal, and/or Surgical Technologist Certification in the State of Washington with annual renewal.

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support ( AHA BLS) upon hire and then biannually

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous Endoscopy/Surgical Procedures experience

About the ministry you will serve :

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Endoscopy Techs

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 313084

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