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Providence GI Endoscopy Technician I in Santa Monica, California

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Providence is calling a GI Endoscopy Technician I (Full time/Day shift) to our Providence Saint Johns Medical Foundation in Santa Monica, CA.

We are seeking a GI Endoscopy Technician I who will be responsible for providing assistance to the GI physicians in diagnostic and interventional procedures in the GI lab by providing safe and efficient patient care in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to achieve quality patient outcomes.

In this position you will:

  • Perform job functions timely and efficiently:

  • Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline

  • Provide assistance to physician during all GI endoscopic procedures

  • Responsible for proper set-up of the procedure room with appropriate equipment and supplies

  • Responsible for proper clean-up, disinfections and maintenance of all endoscopic equipment

  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation of all procedures and care provided and assures accurate reporting to other healthcare personnel

  • Utilize recommended practices and standards as stated in policies and procedures and as directed by the Registered Nurse

  • Assist in ordering and organizing supplies for the GI lab

  • Assist in the GI lab maintenance, including but not limited to, maintaining inventory in procedure rooms, storage cabinets and checking in new products

  • Follows correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous infectious waste

  • Perform daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance

  • Demonstrate a through knowledge of endoscopic procedures performed in the GI lab and reprocessing of endoscopes

  • Participate in Staff meetings and attends all mandatory staff inservices

  • Maintain all daily logs

  • Comply with all applicable infection control and safety procedures

  • Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal and local laws

  • Use appropriate reporting mechanisms as required by state laws

  • Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge:

  • Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office

  • Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice

  • Maintain current American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers and other appropriate licensure/certifications

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current BLS for Health Care Providers required.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.

  • Medical Assistant certification or Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate or Surgical Technology Certification preferred

  • Two (2) years of Healthcare experience in a GI lab

About the location you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Endoscopy Techs

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 292143

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