UofL Physicians

  • Endoscopy Tech, Outpatient Surgery, University of Louisville Hospital, First, Full Time

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Job ID
    2018-5758
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technicians
    Department
    4600- ENDOSCOPY
  • Overview

    Responsible for the cleaning, processing and wrapping of sterile and unsterile supplies and equipment in accordance with Standard of Practice and Department Policy/Procedure.  Cleans and processes flexible endoscopes according to manufacturer’s guidelines and in accordance to recognized infection control standards.

    Uses Quality Improvement standards and monitors to improve performance.  

    Responsibilities

                 

     

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    Reports any equipment malfunction according to departmental policy and procedure

     

    2.

     

    Assists with completion of additional departmental projects

     

    3.

     

    Takes responsibility for informing Charge Nurse of any self-assessed learning needs

     

    4.

     

    Once oriented, demonstrates self-motivation and understanding of job duties/responsibilities

     

    5.

     

    Consistently communicates concerns and ideas to management

     

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    Completes work assignments prior to the end of shift

     

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    Obtains and is responsible for information presented in staff meeting when unable to attend.

     

    8.

     

    Records and maintains documentation regarding solutions used for disinfection.

     

    9.

     

    Records and maintains documentation regarding the mechanized processing cycles of endoscopes

     

    10.

     

    Communicates incoming and outgoing messages to appropriate personnel, keeps Charge Nurse and unit staff informed of all instruments and equipment out for repair by using the communications board 

     

    11.

     

    Observes universal precautions 

     

    12.

     

    Maintains a clean, organized work area.

     

    13.

     

    Maintains open communication with the staff and management regarding instrumentation, supplies and other unit activities

     

    14.

     

    Transports specimens to the lab

     

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    Maintains the segregation between contaminated and clean articles

     

    16.

     

    Performs other duties as assigned.

                                                                                                          

    Qualifications

     

    EDUCATION & TRAINING:

     

    High school graduate; Some experience preferred

     

    EXPERIENCE:

     

    Prefer one  years experience in cleaning, packaging and  processing of sterile supplies or demonstrated knowledge of infection control.

     

    LICENSE & CERTIFICATION:

     

       NA

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