Endoscopy Tech (FT) - Barranca Surgery Center

Location: US-CA-Irvine
# of Openings: 1
Category: Technician/Clinical Unlicensed
System ID: 16485


Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA's 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit (please use the apply button below).

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits...
  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan


Accountabilities / Responsibilities

We are actively hiring for an Endoscopy Technician.
  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA.
  • Function as an assistive person during endoscopy procedures by
    • Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, mechanical, and thermal sources.
    • Demonstrating safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.
    • Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient's advocate
    • Handling specimens according to facility policy and procedures.
    • Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment
    • Performing interventions to maintain the patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels
    • Performing interventions to protect the patient from infection
    • Protecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy
    • Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.
    • Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy
    • Assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.
    • Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure.
    • Providing instruments and supplies to the endoscopist during the procedure.
    • Maintaining an organized sterile field.
  • Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining outcomes
  • Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient's condition and response to care.
  • Maintain endoscopy instruments and accessories in working order. Troubleshoots and recognizes malfunctions
  • Clean and prepare equipment and instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.
  • Ensure scopes are prepared for use in accordance with policies and procedures and manufacturer's instructions for use
  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the team and other stakeholders.
  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning patient care.
  • Assist with post procedure cleaning of the procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.
  • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
  • Participate in the performance appraisal process.
  • Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships.
  • Maintain required competencies.
  • Pursue professional growth
  • Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
  • Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles.
  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Prior Experience as a GI Tech preferred.
  • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions
  • Pushing and pulling heavy objects
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment
  • Manual and finger dexterity
  • Hand eye coordination
  • Standing and walking for extensive periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range
  • Working irregular hours



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Posted
08/29/2021
Location
Irvine, CA 92602, US