Surgical Care Affiliates

  • GI Tech

    Job Location US-CA-Laguna Hills
    Type
    Full-Time
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

     

    Facility Description: Ambulatory Surgery Center GI Facility

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    We are looking for a GI Tech to join our friendly Endoscopy team in Laguna Hills.  Seeking GI Tech with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills to work in a fast pace environment. Applicants must have a current CA CNA license, Medical Assistant or Surgical Tech. Endoscopy experience preferred but will train right candidate.  Salary will vary according to experience.  Full Time &  Pier Diem position with possibility of Part Time.  Flexible and available to accommodate weekly schedules based on operational needs.  

     

    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 positioning and draping of patients
    • 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 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 techniques
    • Checks updated schedule every morning and prepares rooms, supplies, and equipment, as assigned and directed by Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse

    Qualifications

    • Current CA CNA License, Medical Assistant or Surgical Care Tech.
    • Successful completion of BCLS course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification. Certification preferred.
    • Endoscopy & critical care experience preferred but will train right candidate.

    Please send resumes to luz.kingsbury@scasurgery.com

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