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Adv Gastro Technical Specialist/UKHC
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This position will assist the physician (gastroenterologist, pulmonologist, surgeon) in general and advanced endoscopy procedures with a high degree of efficiency; position and transport patients; prepare the procedural rooms using clean and aseptic techniques; maintain supplies and materials; maintain certification requirements; actively participate goals of work unit; and demonstrate excellent customer service. Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) certification due within 2 years of hire date.
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES
The ideal candidate must be proficient in basic and advanced endoscopy procedures; have direct patient care experience; excellent attention to detail; exceptional planning and organizational skill; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to solve routine problems and manage resources; and experience with materials/resource management. Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) certification due within 2 years of hire date.
DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
Associate degree from an accredited surgical technologist program and 1-2 years of related experience preferred.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.