HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Endoscopy Technician, Full Time Days in El Paso, Texas

FACILITY SUMMARY: Las Palmas Medical Center is a Level III Trauma, 186-private patient room, full service acute care hospital. Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive healthcare and provides leading-edge technologies. Our Lifecare Center offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, as well as our fully equipped fitness and wellness center in one convenient location. We also house the region’s only Kidney Transplant Center.

We are located on the Westside of El Paso, Texas close to the University of Texas El Paso campus. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Technician provides basic patient care under the direction of the RN, LVN in accordance with the philosophy, goals, objectives and policies and procedures of Las Palmas Medical Center. Develops and maintains positive work relations with all internal and external customers. Assist with transporting patients and clerical duties. Be proficient in the care and use of equipment in a safe manner. Will assist with the different endoscopic procedures,

POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: outpatients, inpatients endoscopic procedures, of, GI, pulmonary conditions and diseases, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of basic patient care, to include activities of daily living, and vital signs, set up and assist with endoscopic procedures. 2. Practices, endorses, and provides customer service skills to patients, visitors, physicians, and staff. 3. Reprocessing Scopes (pre-cleaning., leak -testing, manual cleaning AER, HLD, alcohol/air flush and storage of equipment. 4. Organizes and communicates patient care needs when setting up for a procedure. 5. Responsible for meeting and maintaining SGNA standards, JCAHO standard

PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES: 1. Individual Leadership: Demonstrates confidence in own skills, knowledge and ability and opportunities for personal growth and ability to accept and adapt change. 2. Customer Service : Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers. 3. Transcultural Sensitivity : Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices. 4. Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety : Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures. 5. Educator : Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education. 6. Infection Control : Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures. 7. Performance Improvement : Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities at the department level. 8. Financial Accountability : Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency. 9. Information Management : Demonstrates adherence to information management polices and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times. 10. Communication : Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration of appropriate communication skills and reporting/activation of the chain of command appropriately. 11. Practices Professionalism : Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance. 12. Ethics/Compliance : Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws. 13. Environment of care : Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans. 14. Job Specific : Endoscopy Technician

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS

1. BCLS certification 2. CFER certification(Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor)

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 1. High School or Equivalent 2. Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to understand and transfer physician’s orders. 1. Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds, with assistance from other staff 4. Effective communication skills; both orally and written. 5. Computer skills needed. 6. Ability to work and communicate well within a team to ensure quality patient care. 7. Strong problem solving skills.


PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES 1. 2 years experience in Endoscopy preferred 2. 2 years experience as a CNA

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Title: Endoscopy Technician, Full Time Days

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-19779