Jul 22, 2021

Endoscopy Tech - Ambulatory Surgery Center

  • Swedish
  • Redmond, WA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Group is looking for Endoscopy Technician Ambulatory Surgery Center ( Per Diem FTE, Day Shift) to work in Redmond Asc at Swedish Medical Group in Redmond, WA.

Under the direction of a Charge RN, prepares all equipment for endoscopic procedures, cleans equipment properly using appropriate protocols and procedures, prepares equipment for repair and tracks repairs, and assists in all Endoscopic procedures for the Ambulatory Surgery Center. Accountable for demonstrating knowledge of principles and practice of aseptic techniques, and all Quality assurance activities related to infection control and disinfection/sterilization of endoscopic equipment.

In this position you will:

  • Prepares endoscopy room, including physical environment and equipment; informs RN of equipment that needs to be replaced or repaired. Assures equipment is in good working order; maintains records of equipment sent for repair or ordered as replacement equipment. Cleans and disinfects equipment; processes and sterilizes equipment according to OR protocol. Assists physician with endoscopy procedures. Assists in operating room. Assures patient has a signed consent before start of procedure.
  • Collects specimens under the supervision of the RN. Appropriately handles and transports all tissues/specimens. Assists with transportation of patients under direction of the RN. Documents appropriately on the treatment record and charge form. Maintains endoscopy unit in a clean, organized manner. Monitors appropriate stock levels in Endoscopy and notifies RN of any needed supplies. Incorporates positive guest relations with patient, family and healthcare team.
  • Attends department meetings and in-service programs. Clerical responsibilities include answering telephones and correctly relaying messages, scheduling cases in the absence of the RN, processing charges if needed, preparing patient chart before procedure. Has a working knowledge of BLS and provides basic emergency care. Assists with Quality Assurance activities related to equipment, physical environment and patient care.
  • Performs any other related duties as directed by the RN.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1 year previous experience to include scope processing, scheduling procedures, computer data entry, and assisting in the procedure room.
  • Completion of a Surgical Technology, Anesthesia Technologist, Certified Nurse Assistant or Medical Assistant program.
  • Current Surgical Technologist, Nursing Assistant Certification or Certified Medical Assistant in the state of Washington required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • Qualified candidates must be able to successfully complete GI Scope Certification Exam upon meeting eligibility requirements within one year of assuming the position

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years previous experience to include scope processing, scheduling procedures, computer data entry, and assisting in the procedure room.
  • GI Scope Certification is preferred

About Swedish Medical Group

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across more than 130 primary care and specialty care clinics.

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

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Endoscopy Techs

Location: Washington-Redmond

Work Locations: Redmond Main Bldg (WA173) 18100 Ne Union Hill Rd Redmond, 98052

Req ID: 299458