Surgical Care Affiliates

GI Department Technician

US-TX-Denton
Type
Full-Time
# of Openings
1

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:

Texas Health Surgery Center Denton is a fully accredited 12,500 square foot facility, which opened in March 2006.  We are conveniently located on the campus of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton adjacent to The Center for Women.  We have two procedure rooms and three operating rooms.  We are a multi-specialty facility.   

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • 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 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.
  • Assists with stocking, replenishing and preparation of supplies.
  • Updates knowledge in procedural techniques and related patient care technique

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized endoscopy technology competency and certification program offered by an accredited college and/or by a recognized industry clinical practice authority.
  • Experience as a GI Tech Certified and/or Operating Room Technician (CST) required. 
  • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification.

Please send resumes to: lynne.parris@scasurgery.com

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