Endoscopy Technician- Travel - 9433082 in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 12/8/2019

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  • Location:
    New York, NY
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Job Description

A prestigious Manhattan hospital is seeking an experienced Endoscopy Tech to join their facility on a full-time contract basis. Monday-Friday 10a-6p schedule. The contract will last approximately 13 weeks. CER certification required. Travelers are welcome!

Job Responsibilities

  • The endoscopy tech performs various duties as a member of the health team in the treatment and care of patients and their families and also assists with tasks to support the unit.
  • Works under supervision of the RN.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of human growth and development over the life span, ability to recognize data reflective of the patient’s status and inform the Registered Nurse of observations
  • Takes and monitors vital signs when necessary
  • Performs EKG's
  • Assists with medical procedures as required
  • Assists with the placement of pulse oximetry
  • Performs routine maintenance/cleaning of equipment and instruments
  • Notifies appropriate personnel regarding any malfunction in equipment
  • Assists in inventory control for medical supplies.
  • Sets up oxygen and suction.
  • Collects specimen sand brings to lab when necessary.
  • Stock exam rooms including educational materials.
  • Retrieves Endoscopy reports from computer system as needed.
  • Provides instruction and information to patients.
  • Acts rapidly and calmly during emergencies, initiates CPR and provides the necessary items called for the team.
  • Transport patients and equipment as needed.
  • Performs any all duties involving direct patient care as assigned by the RN within the framework of the New York State Nurse Practice Act and hospital policy and Procedures

?Job Requirements

  • At least one year of PAID experience as an endoscopy tech
  • Previous experience with Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCPs) and Endoscopic Ultrasound Examinations (EUSs) required
  • Hospital experience preferred
  • CER Certification REQUIRED
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.