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Endoscopy Tech for Gastro Intestinal Services Part-time St. Joseph Medical Center

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/28/2017
Job Title: 
Endoscopy Tech for Gastro Intestinal Services Part-time St. Joseph Medical Center
Job Category:   Clinical:Equipment Tech
Location:   Tacoma
Washington
 
Job Description:   **Endoscopy Tech for Gastro Intestinal Services Part-time St. Joseph Medical Center** **Description** CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! Job Summary: Under direct supervision of a licensed health care practitioner, provides support to the GI team by; cleaning, sterilizing, and packaging instruments, maintaining inventory, transporting supplies, equipment, specimens, preparing rooms before and after procedures, greeting patients and their families. Assists a licensed health care practitioner by assisting during GI procedures in accordance with scope of licensure/certification. Employees work as instructed and seek guidance on matters not specifically covered in the original instructions. Work is reviewed through progress checks for accuracy, adequacy and adherence to standards, instructions and established procedures. This job exists in multiple locations, and travel between facilities is required. While there may be minor differences in job content, they are not significant for classification purposes. Overall, the nature of the work and job requirements are consistent between departments. Essential Duties: Maintains cleaning processes for scopes and the cleaning, disinfecting and storage areas on a daily basis. Assists in preparing procedure areas. Provides assistance, within scope of licensure/certification, to a licensed health care practitioner with patient care during endoscopy procedures. Performs routine maintenance of scopes and endoscopic equipment. Participates in infection control studies. Additional Responsibilities: Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** Education/Experience: Either 1) completion of a gastroenterology or endoscopy technician training program, OR 2) 1 year of related experience in a health care setting with completion of a Certified Medical Assistant, Operating Room Tech or Nursing Aide program. License/Certification: Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor with a 5 year registration through The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution OR Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Surgical Technologist through the State of Washington within 90 days of employment. Current healthcare provider BLS certification. **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** Days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 60 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0118347
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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