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Endoscopy Technician Per Diem

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Description

oly Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Under supervision of professional nursing staff, assists with endoscopy procedures and maintains endoscopy equipment.

What you will do

  • Performs basic patient care procedures as delegated under the direct supervision of the registered nurse.
  • Provides a safe, efficient and supportive environment for the endoscopy patient.
  • Applies the principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner to provide optimum patient care.
  • Prepares and knows specific uses of all equipment and supplies used for endoscopy procedures.
  • Differentiates sterilization methods required for specific instruments and equipment. Displays dexterity in the use of required instrumentation.
  • Anticipates the needs of the physician in orders to expedite l the procedure
  • Organizes work by using economy in time, motion and materials.
  • Functions as a role model and resource person for other technical staff.
  • Participates in department activities and committees.
  • Transports or accompanies patients to/from other hospital departments as needed.
  • Demonstrates a flexibility to respond to changing work load to meet patient unit needs, in crisis and emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates understanding of safety practices, emergency procedures, fire drills, evacuation procedures, and internal/external disaster plans and procedures.
  • Demonstrates initiative in expanding knowledge of new endoscopy procedures and subjects relating to the endoscopy suite and the endoscopy patient.
  • Observes and adheres to the Patients’ Bill of Rights.
  • Demonstrates fiscal accountability by carefully handling and ordering supplies, and equipment.
  • Maintains a clean and safe patient environment.
  • Provides a safe environment that reflects the specific needs of the age group of patient populations that are served.



Education Qualifications

  • High School Graduate Required


Experience Qualifications

  • 1-3 years One year in similar working capacity or previous experience as a PCA Preferred


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic patient care skills and basic knowledge of endoscopic procedures and equipment.



Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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