Endoscopy Technician II – GI Endoscopy Ctr HC2 – Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

As an integral part of the Endoscopy Services Team, the Endoscopy Technician II performs assistance duties during advanced endoscopic procedures (i.e. ERCP) under the supervision of the physician and the registered nurse; works collaboratively with the nursing staff, medical staff and all members of the health care team; demonstrates professionalism through communication, education and participation as a team member; and is responsible for the safe, quality care, and safety of patients who come under his/her care. The GI Endoscopy Tech II generally processes moderate to complex endoscopic equipment.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintains and disinfects all GI/Endoscopy equipment, scopes (includes reprocessing), and supplies in accordance to department policy, procedures, and standards.
  • Effectively utilize procedure software, including inputting information in Endo-Pro system, distribute reports, and room/procedure utilization.
  • Effectively utilize travel and stationary carts for Endoscopy Procedures
  • Maintains inventory control and ordering of needed supplies
  • Perform basic troubleshooting for monitors and equipment and reports defective equipment and equipment malfunctions appropriately/immediately
  • Maintain established departmental policies, procedures, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control standards
  • Assists with patient preparation for procedure, including patient positioning and monitoring
  • Provides proper set-up of equipment/supplies for Endoscopy procedure
  • Assists Physician with specimen collection/biopsy
  • Assists Physician and Registered Nurse as Circulator with providing required equipment during procedure
  • Transports patients in a safe manner, with side rails up to ensure patient flow and safety
  • Effectively turns over procedure room in a timely manner and prepares for alternate Endoscopy procedures.
  • Performs on call duties on rotation.
  • Assists in providing orientation, training and continuing education for staff.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • High school or equivalent
  • Specialized/technical training Completion of a G.I./Endoscopy program and an accredited Surgical Technician program.
  • 2 years Previous GI Lab/Endoscopy experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively work with physicians, staff, and patients.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year Advanced endoscopy ( i.e. ERCP) procedure experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Surgical Technologist – CST Valid Certified Surgical Tech (CST); OR Surgery-Certified Credential (TS-C) from CAAHEP; OR ABHES certification
  • Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)

The hourly rate range for this position is $26.39 – $44.88. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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