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Endoscopy Tech (FT), Danbury Surgical Center

Company: SCA Health
Location: Danbury
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge.Why join SCA Health? Consider the following fantastic benefits Positive work cultureCareer growth opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) PlanThe new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are going-and the growing career opportunities for YOU.Accountabilities / Responsibilities:We are actively hiring for an Endoscopy Technician.Function as an assistive person during endoscopy procedures byProtecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, mechanical, and thermal sources.Demonstrating safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient's advocateHandling specimens according to facility policy and procedures.Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipmentPerforming interventions to maintain the patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levelsPerforming interventions to protect the patient from infectionProtecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacyProviding age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policyAssembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure.Providing instruments and supplies to the endoscopist during the procedure.Maintaining an organized sterile field.Maintain endoscopy instruments and accessories in working order. Troubleshoots and recognizes malfunctionsClean and prepare equipment and instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.Ensure scopes are prepared for use in accordance with policies and procedures and manufacturer's instructions for usePerform other duties as assignedQualifications:Qualifications:High School Graduate or equivalent.Prior Experience as a GI Tech preferred.Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification.

Keywords: SCA Health, Danbury , Endoscopy Tech (FT), Danbury Surgical Center, Healthcare , Danbury, Connecticut

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