Endoscopy Technician | Endoscopy Center

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 86507
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Endoscopy Center
Shift/Days: 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

The Endoscopy Tech is responsible for:

  • Providing support services to anesthesiologists, CRNAs/AAs, fellows, GI/Endoscopy Suite physicians, nursing staff and other care providers in the provision of patient care before, during and after GI procedures.
  • Maintaining Anesthesia and Endoscopic equipment/accessories, supplies and inventory.
  • Care, handling and reprocessing of endoscopic equipment/accessories.
  • Setting up, turning over and taking down the procedure room.
  • Assisting with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or physicians in Endoscopy.
  • Providing technical assistance to physicians and nursing staff during procedures as directed, within their scope of practice.
     

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree with emphasis on biology and human anatomy preferred.
  • One to two years of experience in a health care-related role, i.e., nursing assistant or PCA, MA, Anesthesia Tech, required.
  • Experience with high-level disinfection/sterile processing of supplies/equipment and infection control practices preferred.
  • Experience providing anesthesia support in an OR/procedural setting is highly desirable.
  • BLS required.
  • Computer experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in public contact skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, prioritize and display initiative.
  • Dependability and ability to accept direction and interact with others as a team member essential.
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated understanding of medical terminology.
  • Completion of the SGNA Associates Program by end of first year.
  • Completion of SGNA Advanced Associates program within 18 months of hire.
  • Certification (Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor: CFER or Certified Endoscope Reprocessor: CER) preferred within 2 years of hire.


Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • Basic Life Support every 2 years or CPR checkoff yearly. Maintain certification, if obtained.
  • Annual competencies must be met as set by department.


Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $17.10
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $20.13

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UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608



Why Work With UF Health

Benefits
Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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