JOB SUMMARY: Assists endoscopy team during endoscopy procedures. Arranges and inventories sterile set-up for operation of scopes. Assists in preparing and in cleaning the endoscopy room. The Endo Tech is responsible for the provision of care to meet identified patient outcomes and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the Registered Nurse. Provides a centralized distribution and control of supplies and equipment to the facility. In charge of shipping and receiving, stores prepared articles and supplies in designated areas. Maintains and tracks inventory according to facility procedures
JOB TITLE: Endoscopy Scope Cleaner
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Position report to Operating Room Manager.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Delivers safe patient care as directed by the Registered Nurse and according to surgery center policy and procedure.
Demonstrates ability to respond to patient care and facility needs in an emergency situation.
Initiates and implements basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as appropriate.
Implements the teaching plan as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Provides appropriate interventions related to safety issues.
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position.
Demonstrates proper cleaning and care of the endoscopy equipment
Responsible for the receipt and distribution of central supply, floor stock, office and stock supplies and rental equipment.
Maintains adequate levels of inventory, not allowing stock items to deplete, but not "over stocking
Returns or removes excess stock
Ensures that rental equipment has safety and performance check by biomedical personnel.
Cleans and disinfects rental equipment.
Ensures that all equipment is issued proper tags.
Responsible for all inventory control programs in accordance with facility safety and security procedures.
Maintains C.S. distribution and bulk storage areas arranged by sections; labels shelves in areas to note what items belong on what shelves.
Keeps carts and shelves to standards: 6" from floor, 18" from ceiling.
Checks all incoming shipments for damage.
Properly processes instruments and trays
Uses proper cleaning materials to clean instruments and trays
Handles instruments in a manner which prolongs "life" of Instruments
Maintains proper records of instrumentation processing,
Demonstrates principles of aseptic techniques
Utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment during all components of instrument processing
Utilizes appropriate cleaning supplies and equipment to perform relevant cleaning functions on a variety of surfaces and finishes.
Uses chemicals properly and according to directions on the manufactures label.
Stores all supplies in properly labeled containers and in proper area
Adheres to bloodborne pathogen standards and standard precautions to include the use of appropriate personal protective equipment (eg, gloves, masks, eye protection, face shields) when cleaning the room and equipment and when handling any potentially infectious materials (eg, disposing of liquid waste).
Performs hand hygiene when gloves are removed and as soon as possible when hands are soiled.
Demonstrates the containment, cleaning, disinfection, and surveillance processes that are necessary during construction, repair, renovation, or demolition
QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent. Current CPR.
TOTAL EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Preferred two years experience in endoscopy.
JOB BEHAVIOR: Reflective of Mission Statement:
USPI’s mission is to provide first–class surgical services for the local community in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment; one in which we would be happy to treat our own families
Demonstrates ability to work as a team member and to communicate directly and professionally. Is flexible, reliable, productive, patient-oriented, and self-motivated. Portrays the facility in a positive light to others. Avoids being involved in gossip spreading or conversations that promote discord of staff members. Maintains professional conduct and appearance.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, physicians, and other employees.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Shall be physically able to stand, walk, and maintain varied body motions and positions for long periods of time. Demonstrates manual dexterity. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee shall be able to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Shall be able to hear and speak. Shall be able to move up to 100 pounds.
USPI’S EDGE™ (Every Day Giving Excellence)
USPI’S EDGE™ is the key to the differentiation of USPI as a customer-focused company. The process of completing EDGE™ requirements establishes processes and measurements that are collected, assimilated, and shared throughout USPI. All employees are involved with EDGE™. The involvement can range from doing their jobs to taking on the role of gathering and/or entering data into the computer. All employees shall at some time during their employment be required to participate in the EDGE™ program.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
Responsible for knowing the processes involved assuring the standards established by HIPAA, and ensuring they are followed including the practices and records relating to the use and disclosure of Protected Health Information.
Required Skills Required Experience
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
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