Endoscopy Technician - Endoscopy Lab - King's Hwy (Open)
Company: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Posted on: August 7, 2022
This job assists in procedures competently and professionally,
understands the basic principles of anatomy and physiology
associated with GI procedures, and ensures appropriate handling and
maintenance of equipment and supplies.To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
EducationRequired -High school diploma or equivalent.
Work ExperiencePreferred - Experience with endoscopic
procedures.CertificationsRequired - Current Basic Life Support
(BLS) certification from the American Heart Association.Preferred -
Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER) Certification obtained
through IAHCSMM, Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER),
Certification obtained through CBSPD (within 2 years of hire or
transfer).Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's)
- Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability
to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels
of individuals throughout the patient care process.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Excellent time management skills.
- Ability to travel throughout and between facilities and work a
flexible work schedule.Job Duties
- Assists physicians during procedures.
- Ensures cleanliness and/disinfection of endoscopes while
maintaining quality control measures.
- Maintains all equipment.
- Maintains technical and professional knowledge.
- Provides effective care and adapts to change in a positive
- Performs other related duties as required.The above statements
describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an
exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and
skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at
any time.Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local
laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements
that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures
compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or
greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move
objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of
the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in
excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted
may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work:
(1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree;
or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails
pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the
job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the
constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight
of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and
strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an
industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker
even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.Duties
performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an
occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.Because the
incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be
occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.
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