Endoscopy Technician
$5,000 & $10,000 Sign-On Bonus
Job ID: R0029255 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
$5,000 sign on bonus for a 1 year commitment and $10,000 for a 2 year commitment.

Directly supports physicians and nurses with the preparation and set up of specialized procedures and equipment. Anticipates instrument needs intra procedure and assists the physician during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Will also be responsible for assisting in high risk procedures which may be highly technical and require specialized accessories and equipment. Will help maintain and set supply levels for endoscopy area and procedures rooms. Assist with emergent transportation needs and independently maintains quality control documentation records for equipment and/or reprocessing. Maintain and order all special order items and maintain adequate par levels according to special request and needs. Participates in hospital improvement activities.
  • Supports physicians physician assistants the anesthesia team and nurses during. invasive procedures.
  • Supports direct care providers in the Prep Procedure and Recovery Room environment
  • Maintains necessary skills and competencies.
  • Supports Endoscopy Care Environment.
  • Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per department policy.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $13.38 - $20.74 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education:
High School Graduate or Equivalent.
Experience: No experience
Licensure:

  • Must have nursing assistant certification or possess a valid EMT at time of hire.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
  • Must successfully complete the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses Association (SGNA) Associates Program which will grant recognition as a GTS (GI Technical Specialist) within 60 days of start date.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling; Repetitive motion: decontamination of instrumentation, lifting instrument sets. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 - 100lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, cold, heat, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

 


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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