Provides safe, clean, tested and inspected items by performing the following decontamination functions: Accurately operates instrument washers; Disassembles, cleans with appropriate solutions and methods. Maintains all records relating to the monitoring and testing of the decontamination / disinfection process.
Applies knowledge and ability for appropriate care and handling of instruments and scopes by inspecting for cleanliness, damage and proper function. Ensures leak testing is done on all scopes. Maintains records on scope and instrumentation maintenance.
Maintains current knowledge of endoscopic procedures and techniques currently utilized by physicians providing care in AdventHealth Endoscopic Department.
Utilizes knowledge of video system equipment. Troubleshoots problems with the system as needed.
Participates in the preparation of the patient for procedures as directed by the RN. Participates in the care of all age groups from the Neonate to Geriatric. Cooperates as part of the multidisciplinary team by communicating pertinent patient information to the RN and completing assignments. May remove medications from the pneumatic tube system to immediately deliver to the RN or to secure in the medication room.
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
High school graduate or GED
Graduate of school of surgical technology, or LPN program, or military program
Experience working with patients in an acute care setting.
Experience with decontamination and disinfection of equipment and instrumentation.
Completion of SGNA Associates program for non-surgical tech / LPN employees
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
SGNA Advanced Associates Certification
BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
High school graduate or GED
Central Processing Certification by IAHCSMM â“ International Association for Healthcare Central Service and Materials Management, or CBSPD - Certification Board for Sterile Processing Department
Under supervision, an Endoscopy technician assists with the patient care in the Endoscopy procedure room by performance of technical and other delegated duties. Is responsible for the maintenance, care, disinfection of all scopes and equipment. Provides care to age specific patients as defined by unit standards of care. Adheres to AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, State and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. The Apopka Endotech in cost center 0220 performs EKG procedures as assigned, and provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture under the supervision of the professional nurse. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Internal Number: 20027287
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.