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Endoscopy Technician

Company: PeaceHealth
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

PeaceHealth is seeking a Endoscopy Technician for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $17.65 - $31.55. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.
This position is responsible for providing direct patient care and technical support services during endoscopic procedures in working within their scope of certification and in compliance with hospital and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Assist effectively and independently on all cases as assigned.

  • Work collaboratively with RN, Charge Nurse, surgical techs and physicians to ensure delivery of exceptional patient care.

  • Coordinate the set-up and turnover of the procedure room.

  • Care for and trouble shoot equipment and accessories.

  • Work with other healthcare team members to meet patient satisfaction and departmental targets.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)

    • Completion of approved Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Medical Assistant (MA) program required. (See Community/Location Specific section below for different requirements by state/location.)


      • A minimum of one year's experience as a CNA in an acute care facility or as a Medical Assistant in an endoscopy unit preferred. (See Community/Location Specific section below for different requirements by state/location.)

      • Demonstrated competence in the role of assistant to nurses and physicians.

      • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.


        • Current CNA certification required or Certified Medical Assistant required within 6 months from hire date. (See Community/Location Specific section below for different requirements by state/location)

        • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

          OTHER SKILLS:

          • Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including MS Office applications

          • Well organized, flexible and able to function effectively and independently as assigned

            PHMG Vancouver Endoscopy:

            • Scope Processing: Will be trained and signed-off for competency prior to being assigned.

            • Completion of CNA or Medical Assistant program preferred.

            • Previous CNA or Medical Assistant experience preferred.

            • Minimum of 6 months direct patient care required.

            • Specialized training, education, and/or experience in endoscopic, surgical or applicable diagnostic/therapeutic procedural support including aseptic technique may be considered in lieu of other education or experience requirements listed.


              • Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.

              • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

              • Work requires frequent exposure to skin and lung irritants, extreme cold or heat, sharp instruments or dangerous equipment, reasonable anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more

              • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

                This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.
                PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.
                See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility ( .
                For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.
                Must be fully vaccinated or exempted for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons.
                REQNUMBER: 64880

Keywords: PeaceHealth, Vancouver , Endoscopy Technician, Professions , Vancouver, Washington

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