Surgical Care Affiliates

Gastroenterology Tech (FT) - Glenwood Surgical Center

Job Locations US-CA-Riverside
# of Openings
1
Category
Technician/Clinical Unlicensed
System ID
16512
Telecommute
No
Employee Type
Regular
Employee Status
Full-time
Group Name
TGS

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 www.scasurgery.com.

 

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

The Gastroenterology Technologist (GI Tech) is responsible for the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse. The GI Tech performs duties according to scope of practice designated by the facility position description, role and responsibilities and best practice guidelines established by the gastroenterology professional organization.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists other members of the procedure team with gowning, gloving, applying eye protection to perform patient procedures
  • Assists with the preparation of the procedure room for procedures
  • Assists with care, preparation, maintenance and after-care of supplies and equipment
  • Knows and practices the principles and procedures of aseptic and sterile technique as applicable
  • Handles specimens in accordance with facility policy and procedures
  • Knows how to pre-clean, disinfect, process and safely store endoscopes according to best practice guidelines, facility policy and under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse
  • Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area for processing and storage
  • Participates in procedure validation and TIME OUT processes with the rest of the procedure team
  • Demonstrates ability to understand and use sterilizers, high-level disinfectors, instrument washers, other designated processors
  • Demonstrates understanding of procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer’s guidelines, policy and procedures 
  • Assists with stocking, replenishing and preparation of supplies
  • Checks updated schedule every morning and prepares rooms, supplies, and equipment, as assigned and directed by Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse

Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • Prior Experience as a GI Tech and/or Operating Room Technician (ORT) preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification, required

 

 

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