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Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Specialty Technician I is assigned to perform technical duties, operates equipment within assigned area by caring, handling, trouble shooting and taking safety precautions. Recognizes malfunctions and initiates repairs appropriately. Assembles processes and maintains instruments relevant to assigned area. Monitors and updates inventory within area as assigned. Controls and maintains perioperative environments (i.e., asepsis, electrical safety, waste management and traffic patterns). Establishes and maintains a sterile field. Maintains a safe, clean and organized environment. Reduces the risk of health care acquired infection by complying with current CDC hand washing guidelines and CSMC isolation policy.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Education/GED required.
Graduate of Accredited School of Surgical Technicians preferred.
One year of Operating Room/GI Lab on the job training with assisting endoscopic procedures or processing endoscopic infectious control and preparing equipment preferred.
Current American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers.
Full command (verbal and written) of the English language.
Working Title: Specialty Technician I - GI Lab Diag/Endoscopy - Full Time - 8hr Days
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