This is a very fast paced unit with an emphasis on teamwork. Endoscopy Technicians will assist Physicians with endoscopy/gastroenterology procedures and work collaboratively with department Registered Nurses. Endoscopy Technicians participate in training of new staff, and annual competency assessment of existing staff. They are responsible for collaborating with department leadership and Materials Specialists in troubleshooting equipment and maintaining department supplies.
The Endoscopy Department provides care in a patient centered environment. This department performs 500-700 procedures a month including Colonoscopies, Tranesophageal Echocardiograms, Cardioversions, Bronchoscopies and Pain Management.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
Per Diem position - Variable shift
Weekends as needed - On call requirement
Required Skills and Qualifications
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
- Current GI Technical Specialist (GTS) certification
- Two years current Endoscopy experience
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Experience with all aspects of Endoscopy including ERCP wires and any type of stenting
- Must possess a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and the ability to perform in a fast-paced work environment
- Experience with EUS and FNA procedures
Physical Requirements of position may be discussed at time of interview
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.