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Endoscopy Technician

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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Title: Endoscopy Technician
JobID: 6998
About UMC
UMC is the leader in comprehensive healthcare delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. UMC is home to the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, the Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center, the Southwest Cancer Center, Heart Center, Pediatric Level II Trauma Center, and the UMC Children’s Hospitals by delivery of state-of-the-art sophisticated patient care. UMC has a strong and enduring partnership with Texas Tech University which helps assist UMC’s mission and supports Tech’s academic pursuit of education and research.  UMC is accredited annually thorough Det Norsek Veritas (DNV), a national integrated accreditation for health care organizations. UMC Health System employs 3,890 individuals on our team.  The system has been honored among the Best Places to Work in Texas and is proud of their high patient and employee satisfaction.  We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where “Service is Our Passion”!

UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include:
Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.
Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect

General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience:
    • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent with some college preferred. Surgical Technician preferred, or prior experience in working with patients, preferably as a nurse aide. Some medical knowledge is strongly desired.
  • Environmental / Working Conditions:
    • Works in a well lighted and ventilated building. Exposure to bood pathogens is a high risk. Must work with sterilizing and hazardous chemicals ofthe Endoscopy equipment.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships:
    • Must communicate appropriately and effectively with patients, visitors, physicians and fellow employees. Must communicate will with ancillarydepartments and sales representatives.
  • Job Description:
    • The Endoscopy Technician will be responsible for assisting the RN. in patient care. The Endoscopy Tech is responsibile for transporting outpatients and in patients to procedure rooms and to post procedure recovery. Must assist the RN as directed during the procedure with use ofinstruments for the procedure. Assist the RN preprocedure in preping the patients for the procedure, intra-procedure, and past procedure. Canassist the patients and families with wheelchair at discharge. Must be able to learn the scope sterilization process and stocking of procedurerooms. Must be able to perform in an on-call role after hours and on weekends as needed.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations:
    • Basic Life Support certification required. Surgical Technician or Nurse Aide Certification preferred.
  • Physical Capabilities:
    • Must be physically fit. Work requires walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, transporting patients, and standing is required most of the duty time.Adequate hand/eye coordination and fine motor skills required. Must be capable of learning rapidly and accept rapid change.
  • Skills and Abilities:
Must be mature and have sincere and dedicated attitude. Must be able to maintain a pleasant attitude and even temperment while workingunder pressure. Must be able to deal with angry people and yet remain calm and exercise tact at all times. Must be able to maintain and cleanEndoscopy Scopes.
  • Technical Competence
  • Policy Compliance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Fiscal Responsibilities
  • Customer Service Plan

Job Type: Full time
Category: Allied Health
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