Date Posted: 9/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    235 West 6th Street
    Reno, NV
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

About this position:

Department: Endoscopy

Status: Per Diem

Shift: Varied

The Interventional Endoscopy Technician is directly responsible to the GI physician, Endoscopy RN, Surgeon, or the RN/Supervisor of the area that the Endoscopy is being performed (ie, ER, ICU/CCU, OR). The Interventional Endoscopy Technician works as a scrub assistant to the physician during all invasive endoscopy procedures. They perform all GI procedures including, but not limited to Biopsy, Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC), Barrx, Dilation, Specimen acquisition, Labeling and handling, and Peg Tube placement. All at the direction of the GI Physician, Surgeon, or RN. The Interventional Endoscopy Technician is also responsible for insuring safe transportation, handling, disinfection, sterilization and maintenance of the Flexible Endoscopes, and the Automated Reprocessing devices. This is an ongoing process of education and updating current practices following the manufacturers suggested guidelines, and recommendations of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA), JCAHO, and the Centers of Disease Control (CDC). The Interventional Endoscopy Technician confirms GI suite procedure is as scheduled, availability, readiness and completeness of needed supplies instruments and equipment before patient enters GI Suite. They confirm integrity and appropriate preparation of all sterile items before opening and again while preparing aseptic/ sterile field.

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