JOB TITLE: Endoscopy Technician
LOCATION: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
WORK SCHEDULE: Days ( rotation of On Call hours )
WORK TYPE: Full time
Prepares patient and equipment for endoscopic procedures and assists with procedures. Maintains and modifies the highly technical equipment before, during and following the procedure. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinic area. Directly accountable to the Nurse Supervisor and the Clinical Director.
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.
Serves as a part of the Care Team and therefore is accountable for demonstrating behaviors and skills that support the success of the team. Self-motivated and support staff in all areas as needed. Participates in cross training.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated good organizational skills and effective communication skills.
Demonstrates good hand\eye coordination. Demonstrates ability to perform mathematical calculations.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. Shows flexibility and resourcefulness when faced with increased workload or unforeseen circumstances and is available for additional duties within scope of practice.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED required.
At least 6 months to 1 year of experience as a nursing assistant/healthcare with patient contact required.
Recent Central Processing or instrument processing experience preferred.
BLS certification required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Requires lifting patients, bending and the ability to stand on feet for 8-hour shifts. Work is performed in a clean, well-ventilated, well-equipped environment with possible exposure to patients with infectious diseases or to bodily fluids which may contain infectious agents as well as anesthetics and chemicals.
Adheres to dress code. Appearance is neat and clean. Reports to work on time and as scheduled. Wears ID badge while on duty. Completes time card honestly and accurately. Limits lunch and breaks to scheduled time and maintains flexibility to allow coverage and efficiency within the GMC/OSW.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children's Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV's ambulatory campus.
One of the nation's most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
- Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.