Parkview Health Endoscopy Technician in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Under the direction of the department leader, the Endoscopy Technician is responsible for ensuring the quality, maintenance and sterilization/reprocessing of endoscopic equipment and supplies; ordering inventory and stocking supplies; assisting with procedure room set up and turnover and providing the highest quality of care for Parkview Health patients. This individual will be involved in assisting with patient care through transportation of patients and assisting RNs, physicians and staff with endoscopic procedures. Performs Quality Improvement and Infection Control functions; recommends process improvements.
High school graduate or equivalent GED required. Additional college courses in a medical related field, training in sterile techniques, surgical technology program or radiology program preferred.
Current CPR certification required. CRCST or CST preferred.
Two years experience in healthcare, medical or hospital setting, preferably in an area handling equipment, e.g. , Central Service, X-ray, Nursing, EMT, or Nursing Assistant preferred. Computer related training in a healthcare setting required; additional on-the-job training provided.
Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to work potential on-call which includes weekends, holidays and coverage for all shifts. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and assist with 100 pounds. Continuous education and training to follow guidelines as set forth through equipment manufacturing recommendations and nationally recognized organizational standards.