Surgery Care Affiliates Gastroenterology Tech (FT) - Glenwood Surgical Center in Riverside, California
Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com .
Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…
Positive work culture
Career growth opportunities
Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
Excellent 401(k) Plan
Accountabilities / Responsibilities
The Gastroenterology Technologist (GI Tech) is responsible for the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse. The GI Tech performs duties according to scope of practice designated by the facility position description, role and responsibilities and best practice guidelines established by the gastroenterology professional organization.
Key Responsibilities :
Assists other members of the procedure team with gowning, gloving, applying eye protection to perform patient procedures
Assists with the preparation of the procedure room for procedures
Assists with care, preparation, maintenance and after-care of supplies and equipment
Knows and practices the principles and procedures of aseptic and sterile technique as applicable
Handles specimens in accordance with facility policy and procedures
Knows how to pre-clean, disinfect, process and safely store endoscopes according to best practice guidelines, facility policy and under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse
Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area for processing and storage
Participates in procedure validation and TIME OUT processes with the rest of the procedure team
Demonstrates ability to understand and use sterilizers, high-level disinfectors, instrument washers, other designated processors
Demonstrates understanding of procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer’s guidelines, policy and procedures
Assists with stocking, replenishing and preparation of supplies
Checks updated schedule every morning and prepares rooms, supplies, and equipment, as assigned and directed by Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse
High School Graduate or Equivalent
Prior Experience as a GI Tech and/or Operating Room Technician (ORT) preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification, required
As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facility’s success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, a culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Core Values.
We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Locations US-CA-Riverside
# of Openings 1
Category Technician/Clinical Unlicensed
System ID 16512
Employee Type Regular
Employee Status Full-time
Group Name TGS