Fairview Health Services Endoscopy Technician in Burnsville, Minnesota

Overview

Fairview Health Services is looking for an Endoscopy Technician based out of Fairview Ridges Hospital located in Burnsville, Minnesota.

Ridges Hospital serves patients of all ages and cases and Endoscopy/GI department has 4 procedure rooms where both outpatient and inpatient colonoscopies/EGD procedures occur. We do approximately, 4,500 procedures per year, including colonoscopies, flexible sigmoidoscopies, EGD, bronchoscopies, ERCP and EUS procedures.

This is a casual/as needed position. Shifts include- Monday -Friday, Day shifts 730, 830 and 930 am possible start times. Pick up shifts ahead of time or last minute needs.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Endoscopy Technician is an integral part of the GI team within the Endoscopy department who under the guidance and direction of the nursing team accomplishes a variety of delegated nursing assistive tasks such as equipment and supply set-up, assisting with collection of specimens, cleaning and disinfecting of equipment and scopes, exam room prep and clean-up including the documentation of cleaning and disinfection processes. They will complete direct patient care duties to ensure optimal patient outcomes and an exceptional patient experience.

  • Completes tasks as delegate by RN with defined role functions and competencies.

  • Assists in data collection to identify the patient’s needs, problems, concerns or human responses (e.g. vital signs, blood pressure).

  • Assist with the implementation of the established plan of care, as delegated,

  • Assist the physician and nurse before, during and after the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, handling of devices used during procedures including forceps, snares, tomes, baskets and balloons under the guidance of the procedure physician.

  • Reprocesses and maintains equipment according to standards of infection prevention. policies/procedures and manufacturers’ instructions.

  • Provides and maintains a healthy and safe environment for the patient and staff by complying with regulatory agency requirements and standards set forth by professional organization and institutional policies,

  • Acknowledges the diversity of patient.

  • Participates in ongoing continuing education.

  • Maintains knowledge of current practice issues related to the field of gastroenterology.

  • Complies with legal and practice standards inherent in patient care (e.g. patient’s bill of rights).

  • Conducts oneself in an ethical and confidential manner.

  • Participates in performance improvement activities as directed, collaborates with the care team to ensure quality and continuity of care.

  • Communicates effectively with patient and inter profession team to ensure quality and continuity of care ensuring high quality and patient experience outcomes.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 1 year experience working in endoscopy or gastroenterology

  • AAMA or CSSD Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited: Surgical Tech,orEndoscopy TechorInstrument Tech Program

  • Specialized training or education in gastroenterology.

  • AAMA or CSSD Certification

Other Required Skills

  • Ability to complete the SGNA GI Associate’s programs to become a GI Technical Specialist (GTS) within one year of employment.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-21477

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks Casual

Department Endoscopy