Surgical Care Affiliates

Gastroenterology Technologist

US-CA-Oxnard
Type
Full-Time
# of Openings
0

Overview

SCA owns and/or provides management services to 205 ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in partnership with approximately 2,800 physicians and in affiliation with 105 health systems. SCA's clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes, and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities – clinically, operationally, and financially. 

 

Facility Description:  Channel Islands Surgicenter is a fast-paced multispecialty center with 3 operating rooms and 3 GI rooms. 

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

 

Position Description:  The Gastroenterology Technologist (GI Tech) is responsible for the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes.  The GI Tech performs duties according to the scope of practice designated by the facility position description, role and responsibilities and best practice guidelines established by the gastroenterology professional organization. 

  • Assists with the preparation of the procedure room for procedures, stocking and replenishing of supplies
  • Assists with care, preparation, maintenance and after-care of supplies and equipment
  • Knows and practices the principles of 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 ability to understand use, function, interpretation, documentation and record-keeping of chemical and biological indicators related to instrument and equipment high-level disinfection and sterilization processes
  • Demonstrates understanding of procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer’s guidelines, policy and procedures
  • Updates knowledge in procedural techniques and related patient care techniques

 

 

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Prior experience as a GI Tech preferred
  • Certification is preferred
  • Self-directed

Please send resumes to : kristi.waite@scasurgery.com

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