Surgical Technician / Endo
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POST DATE 8/2/2020
END DATE 8/20/2020
Chestnut Hill, PA
About the Organization
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
The Endoscopy Technician functions within the policies and procedures of chestnut Hill Hospital and the Nursing Division. The primary job responsibility is in Endoscopy with tasks supportive to department activities and the Hospital as a whole. Assignment and directions come from registered nurses within the department. Contributes to positive and harmonious interpersonal relationships with coworkers and others, and assists in maintaining a safe working environment. The Endoscopy Technician is responsible to the Clinical Nurse Manager/director of the assigned area.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Previous experience assisting with endoscopy procedures. Handles endoscopy equipment carefully. Previous experience preferred regarding direct patient care, EKG and phlebotomy skills. Able to speak, read and write English with legible penmanship. Requires flexibility and stability in physical and emotional response to multiple activities. Basic computer skills for data entry. Uses computer and telephone correctly.
Licenses/Certifications: Current BLS certification required