Endoscopy Technician – Certified – Center for Interventional Endoscopy – Orlando
Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire an Endoscopy Technician – Certified who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
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 Florida Hospital 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.
Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, and speaking English effectively.
Knowledgeable about professional and practice issues related to the field of Gastroenterology.
Cost Center 0220: Nursing Assistant training or successful completion of either practical nurse fundamentals or comparable experience upon review
High school graduate or GED (preferred)
Graduate of school of surgical technology, or LPN program, or military program (preferred)
Experience working with patients in an acute care setting (preferred)
Experience with decontamination and disinfection of equipment and instrumentation (preferred)
SGNA Associates program for non-surgical tech / LPN employees (preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Cost center 0220, CNA certification is required
BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
Central Processing Certification by IAHCSMM – International Association for Healthcare Central Service and Materials Management, or CBSPD - Certification Board for Sterile Processing Department (preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
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 Florida Hospital 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.
Under direct supervision of the Physician, instills medications via endoscope.
Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.
Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports standards and initiatives set by the department.
Promotes a safe environment. Demonstrates appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and Florida Hospital policy and procedures.
The Apopka Endotech in cost center 0220 will also perform EKG procedures as assigned, and provide patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture under the supervision of the professional nurse.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Endoscopy Technician – Certified opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.