AdventHealth Apopka seeks to hire a Endoscopy Technician - Uncertified who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab. The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station. The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades.
M-F variable days and hours; Variable
Under supervision, an Endoscopy technician assists with the patient care in the Endoscopy procedure room by performance of technical and other delegated duties. Is responsible for the maintenance, care, disinfection of all scopes and equipment. Provides care to age specific patients as defined by unit standards of care. Adheres to AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, State and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. The Apopka Endotech in cost center 0220 performs EKG procedures as assigned, and provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture under the supervision of the professional nurse. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, and speaking English effectively.
Knowledgeable about professional and practice issues related to the field of Gastroenterology.
High school graduate or GED (Preferred)
Graduate of school of surgical technology, or LPN program, or military program (Preferred)
Experience working with patients in an acute care setting. (Preferred)
Experience with decontamination and disinfection of equipment and instrumentation. (Preferred)
SGNA Associates program for non-surgical tech / LPN employees (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
Central Processing Certification by IAHCSMM - International Association for Healthcare Central Service and Materials Management, or CBSPD - Certification Board for Sterile Processing Department (Preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program.
Provides safe, clean, tested and inspected items by performing the following decontamination functions: Accurately operates instrument washers; Disassembles, cleans with appropriate solutions and methods. Maintains all records relating to the monitoring and testing of the decontamination / disinfection process.
Applies knowledge and ability for appropriate care and handling of instruments and scopes by inspecting for cleanliness, damage and proper function. Ensures leak testing is done on all scopes. Maintains records on scope and instrumentation maintenance.
Maintains current knowledge of endoscopic procedures and techniques currently utilized by physicians providing care in AdventHealth Endoscopic Department.
Utilizes knowledge of video system equipment. Troubleshoots problems with the system as needed.
Participates in the preparation of the patient for procedures as directed by the RN. Participates in the care of all age groups from the Neonate to Geriatric. Cooperates as part of the multidisciplinary team by communicating pertinent patient information to the RN and completing assignments. May remove medications from the pneumatic tube system to immediately deliver to the RN or to secure in the medication room.
Under direct supervision of the Physician, instills medications via endoscope.
Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.
Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports standards and initiatives set by the department.
Promotes a safe environment. Demonstrates appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees, identifies and reports environmental concerns to the management team. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and AdventHealth policy and procedures.
The Apopka Endotech in cost center 0220 will also perform EKG procedures as assigned, and provide patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture under the supervision of the professional nurse.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Endoscopy Technician - Uncertified opportunity with AdventHealth Apopka and apply online today.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.