Endoscopy Technician

Minnesota Gastroenterology Maplewood , MN 55109

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Purpose: Care and maintenance of endoscopes and accessory equipment following infection control guidelines and company policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Turn around procedure rooms: set up and take down

  • Trouble shoot endoscopes in the procedure room as needed

  • Clean and high level disinfect endoscopes

  • Clean, high level disinfect or sterilize accessory equipment

  • Stock supplies for the Endoscopy Center and order as needed

  • Transporting of scopes for repair

  • Help clean and make beds in recovery as needed

  • Assist nursing staff and physicians when asked

  • Operation and maintenance of endoscopy equipment as directed

  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

Supervisory Responsibilities:
None

Qualification Requirements:
In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and regular attendance is required. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee may be required to lift and transport up to 25 pounds on occasion and reach to hang scopes and stock supplies. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and move quickly on their feet. Employees must be able to tolerate personal protective equipment including; gowns, gloves, face masks and eye protection. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Passing a color blindness test is required for the Endoscopy Tech job. Endoscopy techs must be able to differentiate color changes for monitoring chemical efficacy tests in which pass and fail are different colors as well as sterilization and biologic indicator color changes which are used to ensure sterilization processes have been completed. Scope monitoring tests are also performed with test strips that change color to indicate a pass or fail. All testing that fails indicates a process must be repeated or a chemical must be changed and the process must be repeated.

Employees may be required to travel to other company location due to staffing and training needs.

Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This employee works in an outpatient Endoscopy Center and rotates in and out of procedure rooms and the equipment processing room. The employee is exposed to cleaning and hazardous chemicals.


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