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Endoscopy Technician | Foundation Health Partners


Fairbanks, Alaska, Overview This position assists with prescribed endoscopic procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. This position ensures optimal care/treatment to patient population.

About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska’s interior with a strong patient-to-nurse ratio and Shared Leadership Infrastructure.

In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.

Responsibilities Assists with case preparation, pulls appropriate instruments and supplies. May assists with maintaining the accurate information on preference cards.

Reviews case for procedural needs and ensures the correct diagnostic and therapeutic devices are available. Assists in performing endoscopic procedures in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.

Anticipates and prepares for changing needs. Demonstrates the principles of aseptic technique and universal precautions throughout the procedure.

Disposes of sharps and trash. Responsible for the cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and storage of scopes and reusable devices.

Ensures that unused supplies are returned appropriately. Demonstrates knowledge of all diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, assists with the proper set up of appropriate equipment and positioning devices/patients in procedures rooms.

Assist with the cleaning/stocking of procedure rooms and carts. Supports the operations of the department by assisting with clerical duties as needed.

Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

Qualifications High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. BLS certification.

This position requires clinical knowledge normally associated with 1 – 2 years of previous experience in a health care setting. Must demonstrate effective organizational, communication and human relations skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Certification preferred. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; q ualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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