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Endoscopy Technician (1.0) w/call

Company: Billings Clinic
Location: Billings
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

You'll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet - Recognition consecutively since 2006.And you'll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!You can make a difference here. About UsBillings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital. Learn more about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.Your BenefitsWe provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all permanent full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more. Click here for more information or download the Employee Benefits Guide. Magnet: Commitment to Nursing ExcellenceBillings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet --designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years.Click here to learn more!Pre-Employment RequirementsAll new employees must complete several pre-employment requirements prior to starting.Click here to learn more! Endoscopy Technician (1.0) w/call ENDOSCOPY (BILLINGS CLINIC HOSPITAL) req6118Shift:VariesEmployment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater) Hours per Pay Period:1.00 = 80 hours (Non-Exempt) Starting Wage DOE: $15.00 - 17.64The Endoscopy Technician works under the direction of aRegistered Nurse and/or Physician andperforms various duties including technical support for diagnostic andtherapeutic procedures,specimencollection, cleaning and maintenance of equipment, assisting with patienttransport, aswell as other tasks asneeded.Essential Job Functions---Supports andmodels behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic's mission, vision, values,code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatoryorganizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in allorganizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to theenvironment, employee, patient safety or job performance.---Assists the RN andphysician with performing procedures and providing patient care. Proceduresinclude, but are not limited to EGD, colonoscopy, polypectomy, biopsies, PEGplacement, EUS, and ERCP;---Have workingknowledge of scopes, maintenance, and care;---Handles andlabels specimens correctly and according to organizational and departmentalpolicies;---Assists intransport of patients throughout hospital;---Prepares room,anticipates and verifies all equipment needs prior to procedure---Maintainsaseptic technique and universal precautions---Cleans andproperly reprocesses endoscopes according to infection control and manufacturerguidelines---Must be able towork in a fast-paced environment---Must be able tostand for long periods of time---Performs allother duties as assigned or as needed to meet the needs of thedepartment/organization.Knowledge, Skills andAbilities ---Performs and assists the RN and physician withperforming endoscopic procedures---Operates complexEndoscopy equipment including, but not limited to safe handling and care ofendoscopes, maintenance of GI image capture software and OER-Pro endoscopereprocessor.---Performs at anexpert clinical level and assists the physician in the performance of adultendoscopic procedures; including both diagnostic and interventional.---Implements safe,competence and efficient procedure care to Endoscopy patients within policies,procedures and standards of care across a variety of populations and complexityof situations.---Duties for thisposition include but are not limited to assisting the physician in endoscopicprocedures including, but not limited to EGD, colonoscopy, Peg tube placement,foreign body removal, ERCP, and EUS. Intra procedure patient care withinEndoscopy scope of practice. High-level disinfection of all Endoscopes perregulatory guidelines.---Foreseespotential problems, adapts priorities and plans independently with and withoutmedical direction in response to general information/data indicative ofpotential urgent or emergent life-threatening risks, initiates action to reduceor correct the risk.---Incorporatecultural diversity and age appropriate care into all aspects of patient careand communications.---Become CPRcertified within 6 months of hire date.---Utilize timemanagement concepts or maximize time effectively.---Communicateclearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.---Utilize criticalthinking skills.---Respond calmlyand professionally in difficult situations and when dealing with difficultpatients and/or family members.---Possibility ofexposure to ionizing radiation.---Moderate toheavy lifting of patients, equipment and supplies.---Needle and sharpinstrument usage.---Professionalconduct when dealing with co-workers, patients, and visitors. Resourcefulnessin dealing with simple to moderate complexity requires ability to prioritizeduties with assistance of nursing personnel.---Practices withinthe scope and level of certification/licensure.---Risk of urgentor emergent life-threatening events needing appropriate action to reduce therisk.Minimum QualificationsEducation---High school diploma or equivalentExperience---1 to 3 years of Endoscopy or relatedexperience preferredCertifications and Licenses---CNA, PCT, LPN, LVN, or surgical technicianpreferred---BLS Certification Required---Must obtain an Associate Program Certificateof Completion through the Society of Gastrointestinal Nurses and Associateswithin 1 year of hireBillings Clinic is Montana's largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more at Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.

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