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Endoscopy Associate PRN Days Carrollwood

AdventHealth
Tampa, FL 33602
  • Job Code
    9006_20024515

Description

Endoscopy Associate PRN AdventHealth Carrollwood

Location Address:7171 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Carrollwood
  • Family-like culture
  • Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary
  • Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN Days
You Will Be Responsible For:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

ASSISTS WITH PATIENT CARE/PROCEDURES

Demonstrates competency at an advanced, expert level on complex as well as routine procedures performed within the department.

Positively identifies patient before performing patient care.

Assists the physician and RN with the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Works directly with physician in the choice and operation of equipment during procedures.

Assists the physician and RN with specimen collection. Collects and identifies each specimen for

transfer to the lab.

Performs adjustments to equipment when necessary and teaches others to troubleshoot equipment.

Checks all equipment prior to start of procedure for safety, function, and sterility.

Identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action

Follows established guidelines for cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilization of scopes and accessories following procedures.

Stocks rooms with appropriate levels of supplies and equipment.

Assists the RN with pre and post procedural care.

Provides for patient needs based upon such factors as diagnosis, age and cultural background.

Assists with transportation of patients and records appropriate destination within scheduled time frame.

GROWTH

Assists with development of new procedures.

Orients, precepts and trains new endoscopy associates and provides input into the performance evaluations of endoscopy associates.

Assists in developing competencies for endoscopy associates and provides input into evaluating competency levels.

Maintains satisfactory participation and attendance at required and non-required meetings and staff development programs.

Demonstrates evidence of continuous professional development:

Identifies own learning needs and seeks opportunities for self-growth and career advancement.

Attends annual mandatory in-service, required meetings and continuing education.


Qualifications
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

High level of expertise/competency in assisting on endoscopy procedures, including advanced procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school graduate or equivalent.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

Endoscopy Technician/Surgical technologist training.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Eligibility for national certification within 6 months of hire

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

National Certification in Endoscopy (CGT).

FACILITY SPECIFIC SECTION
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Job Summary:

The Endoscopy Associate assists the physician and RN in the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, prepares and maintains the endoscopy equipment, transports the patient, assists in patient care delivery under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, precepts and trains new endoscopy associates, functions as a resource for difficult procedures, troubleshoots equipment problems, maintains supply inventories, provides input into the budgeting process, assists in establishing and monitoring standards of practice for endoscopy associates, coordinates and provides continuing education for endoscopy associates in conjunction with the Surgical Services educators, represents Endoscopy Department on assigned committees, is a role model for service management, participates in professional organizations/activities, participates in quality improvement activities on the unit, complies with regulatory agency requirements, responds to emergency situations as directed by the RN.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.





Posted: 2020-11-09 Expires: 2020-12-08
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