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CommonSpirit Health Endoscopy Tech in TACOMA, Washington

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

An incumbent performs much the same work as other Endoscopy Technicians, participating in the day-to-day operations of the work unit, with “lead” work comprised primarily of: 1) serving as the point-person for staff as relates to GI instrument activities; 2) monitoring work and individual staff performance for adherence to established policies/standards; and 3) ordering/inventorying new/replacement instrumentation.

The work requires knowledge of the policies, procedures and equipment applicable to the work unit at appointment.

Essential Duties:

Maintains cleaning processes for scopes and the cleaning, disinfecting and storage areas on a daily basis.

Assists in preparing procedure areas.

Provides assistance, within scope of licensure/certification, to a licensed health care practitioner with patient care during endoscopy procedures.

Performs routine maintenance of scopes and endoscopic equipment.

Participates in infection control studies.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

Either: 1) completion of a gastroenterology or endoscopy technician training program, OR 2) 1 year of related experience in a health care setting with completion of a Medical Assistant, Operating Room Tech or Certified Medical Assistant (CNA) program.

License/Certification:

• Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor with a 5 year registration through The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution; OR

• Current Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Surgical Technologist or Medical Assistant through the State of Washington.

• Current healthcare provider BLS certification.

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Requisition ID 2021-156444

Employment Type Part Time

Department Gastro-Intestinal Services

Hours / Pay Period 60

Shift Day

Standard Hours 7:00am - 5:30pm

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center

Location WA-TACOMA

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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