Health West Endoscopy Procedure Tech
Company: Medical University of South Carolina
Posted on: September 14, 2023
Job Description Summary
The procedure tech for Health West Endoscopy assist in GI
procedures, as well as supporting scope reprocessing, using High
Level Disinfection. The tech for Health West will also staff at the
Ashely River Tower building to support GI procedures at this
location as well. Hours will vary depending on if you are at the
Health West Endoscopy versus Ashley River Tower Endoscopy
Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)
CC000432 CHS - Endoscopy (ART)
Pay Rate Type
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Day (United States of America)
Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital
Hours per week: 40
Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:M-F 7am-3:30pm
Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly
Job Summary/Purpose:The GI Technical Specialist on the Endoscopy
Unit reports to the Nurse Manager. Under general supervision of the
RN, assists with endoscopic procedures and provides direct patient
care before, during and following GI procedures. Cleans and
maintains all endoscopic instruments and equipment. Maintains a
clean work area and assists with patient transportation.
Minimum Training and Education:At least a high school diploma or
equivalency with at least one year of patient care experience in a
health care facility; or a Certified Nursing Assistant; or
successful completion of a Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant
course at an accredited institution or equivalent training; or EMT
or Paramedic certification; or a Bachelor's degree. Successful
completion of the SGNA modules for GI Technical Specialist within a
specified time frame desired. Possess ability to understand and
implement a variety of detailed instructions in the execution of
therapeutic procedures and ability to make accurate physical
observation of patients. Applicant must communicate effectively
both verbally and in writing. Basic computer skills required.
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: "Basic Life
Support required within 2 weeks of hire. Thereafter, must maintain
a Current Basic Life Support (BLS), either a certification from an
American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or
AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for
Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.
Additional Job Description
Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while
standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while
sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while
walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability
to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in
temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated
areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces.
(Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling
positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and
perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching"
operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities
with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm
grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform
fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to
reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions
with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to
fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities
for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all
directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs.
from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to
lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up
to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100
lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of
force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required
from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push
a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is
required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability
to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes.
(Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or
at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate
between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine
distance/relationship between objects; depth perception.
(Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor
movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful
situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts.
(Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability
to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to
maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) (Selected
Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function.
(Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified
physically for respirator use, initially and as required.
(Continuous) (Selected Positions)
If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you
will enjoy your career with us!
The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity,
sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or
parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or
federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to
apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon
applicable qualifications, merit and business need.
Medical University of South Carolina participates in the federal
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