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Endoscopy Technician

Company: Covenant Physician Partners
Location: Moline
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

We are hiring a Full-time Gastroenterology Technician at Regional SurgiCenter located in Moline, IL.Schedule: WeekdaysSUMMARY:Primarily to assist in procedure rooms with biopsies, setting up procedure room, cleaning.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be able to operate the Ultrasonic unit in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines.
  • Correctly sets up GI suite and ensures that all equipment is functional prior to procedure.
  • Assists the physician in simple non-sedated procedures such as sigmoidoscopy.
  • Assist the physician with assigned GI procedures (ie, EGD, Colonoscopy, etc.), these will be performed under the direct supervision of the attending GI endoscopist:
  • Apply abdominal pressure (ie, manipulate the abdominal wall of a patient, commonly called splinting, in order to facilitate advancement of the video endoscope through the intestine).
  • Ensures that the patient has been properly grounded and that all electro-cautery equipment is functional prior to use.
  • Ability to utilize biopsy forceps for the removal of specimens and ensures proper labeling of the same.
  • Checks to make sure that all irrigation fluid is properly labeled.
  • Maintains basic knowledge of trouble-shooting endoscopic equipment as needed during a procedure.
  • Must be able to enter patient-related data into the endoscopic databases and the center's electronic health record (as applicable).
  • Maintain involvement with medical supply inventory, monitors par levels, restocks needed items and checks expiration dates.
  • Maintains knowledge of and adheres to all Board of Managers approved facility policies/procedures.
  • Assists in all rescue and/or resuscitative efforts as deemed necessary by attending physician, anesthesia provider, and/or Center Manager.
  • Ensures that all equipment and supplies are available as needed for procedures.
  • Properly disposes of wastes following procedures.
  • Works well within a team environment.
  • Recognizes and utilizes safety precautions.
  • Performs other duties as requested or assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High school graduate
    • One or more years of related work experience in gastroenterology or endoscopy.
    • Demonstrates strong comprehension of asepsis and sterile technique.
    • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with physicians and all medical professionals.
    • Current certification in BLS.ACKNOWLEDGMENT:
      All workers in states which mandate COVID vaccinations and/or COVID testing must comply with the state regulations and Covenant's Coronavirus Policy and Procedure. In addition, the Company must comply with CMS Federal vaccine mandate.ABOUT US:Covenant Physician Partners is a growing physician services company, offering you the chance to be part of a mission-driven organization that's advancing the field of healthcare.With Covenant, you are part of something bigger. Company culture and associate engagement inspire our work. Our HEART values - Humility, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork - encompass who and how we are as a company, reflecting our dedication to those we serve.Together, we're improving health. We recognize that the commitment from the talented group of professionals at our Nashville Service Center gives our physicians and providers the opportunity to focus on providing high-quality patient care. Our associates are truly the HEARTbeat of all that we do.Covenant is the employer of choice for individuals who wish to pursue their passion of making healthcare better. We offer competitive benefits to all full-time associates, including:
      • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Hospital Indemnity, Associate Assistance Program)
      • Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Account
      • Life Insurance
      • Long/Short-Term Disability
      • Associate Discounts (Costco, Sam's, BJ's, Amazon Prime)
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan + Company Match
      • Professional Development Opportunities (Tuition Reimbursement, RN.com)
      • Paid Vacation & Holidays

Keywords: Covenant Physician Partners, Moline , Endoscopy Technician, Professions , Moline, Illinois

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