Renown Health Interventional Endoscopy Technician in Reno, Nevada
Interventional Endoscopy Technician
Requisition ID: 135849 Department: 400329 Endoscopy Facility: Renown South Meadows Medical Center Schedule: Full Time – Eligible for Benefits Shift: Varies Hours: 10 Category: Allied Health Location: Reno, NV
Position Purpose: This position provides patient care of advanced technical nature, performing advanced interventional endoscopy procedures that support and assist the work of the physician, RN and Endoscopy Team for the good of the patient. Responsible for the care of instrumentation before, during, and after endoscopy procedures. Nature and Scope: This position is under the direct supervision of the R.N. and physician to assist in implementing and data gathering in the care of the patients undergoing interventional endoscopic procedures and performs other duties as assigned. Assists the physician with diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound procedures, ERCP, fine needle aspiration with slide preparation, biliary and pancreatic duct stents, esophageal stents, manometric procedures, esophageal dilations, specimen collection and other related duties.
This position serves a patient population of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
The position provides technical skills as a member of the interventional endoscopy team, communicating with supervisors, other staff, physicians, and anesthesiologist.
The demands on this position on very dynamic because of rapid changes in medical procedures, technical knowledge, instrumentation, equipment, policies, procedures, and because of physician’s preferences in equipment, positioning, and supplies.
This position ensures equipment is working properly before procedures, cares for equipment after procedure, and is responsible for reporting equipment that is not working properly or is broken.
Flexible hours and overtime may be required. On-call may be required.
This position does provide patient care. The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. Minimum Qualifications: Requirements – Required and/or Preferred Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Documentation of Anatomy/Physiology class, microbiology class, and basic computer skills from as accredited institution required. Experience: Minimum one year as an endoscopy technician performing ERCP. License(s): None. Certification(s): Current CPR certification by AHA standards required. SGNA preferred. Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc .
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