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University of Utah Health PRN Endoscopy Technician - (AEMT/RMA/CMA/NCMA) in Farmington, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for performing various direct patient care activities in the endoscopy unit under the supervision of a physician. They may assist with medical procedures, and ensure that all the equipment is functioning properly. Employees in this position may be required to take call on a rotating basis. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares patients for examinations by taking and recording temperatures, pulse rates, blood pressures and responses to standardized medical history questions.

  • Reports all observed patient concerns and changes in condition to a licensed staff member.

  • Performs specialty endoscopy skills.

  • Compiles procedural supplies and properly documents on the billing sheet.

  • Monitors and cleans assigned patient examination rooms, unit areas and unit equipment reporting outdated supplies, stock levels and restock set levels of items and necessary equipment repairs.

  • Acts as a chaperone for health care providers during patient examination as requested and assists with procedures.

  • Attends and completes mandatory in-services including infection control, safety, CPR, equipment usage, airway management, skills day, staff meetings, and procedures according to hospital and department policies.

  • May apply leads and monitors for diagnostic procedures such as EKG and ultrasound scan under the direct supervision of licensed personnel.

  • May assist inpatient and family education by providing educational material and general health information to patients and family members.

  • May assist with transportation of patients to ancillary departments or inpatient units as directed by licensed staff.

  • Must be able to assist with any procedure in any unit of the hospital i.e. ICU, ED, OR, Burn, patient bedsides.

  • May answer telephones and forward telephone messages.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the specific clinic's specialty skills within six weeks of hire.

  • Specialty skills may not be performed without supervision until after the new hire completed the competency testing.

  • Ability to withstand the physical demand of being on your feet for long periods of time, of moving and lifting patients and of reaching for and handling equipment.

  • Ability to assist with Physicians and RN's during medical emergencies i.e. Respiratory, and Cardiac.

  • Ability to take 24 hour call, including weekends, and holidays on a rotating basis.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Completion of a certified Medical Assistant Program with certification/registration complete, or

  • Current certification as an EMT-Advanced in the State of Utah, or

  • Current certification as an EMT-Basic in the State of Utah with one year healthcare experience, or

  • Certified Nursing Assistant with 1 year healthcare experience, or

  • Certified Surgical Technician with one year of experience, or

  • Current certification to practice as a Paramedic in the State of Utah.

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Endoscopy experience.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care. Workers in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases and may be required to function around prisoners or behavioral health patients. Incumbents face exposure to potentially dangerous contaminated bodily fluids, blood, used needles and other contaminants as part of the daily hazards of the job.

Physical Requirements

Non Indicated

EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: careers@hsc.utah.edu

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 50158
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type PRN
Shift Day
Work Schedule Variable
Location Name Farmington Health Center
Patient Care? Yes
City Farmington
State UT
Department UCC ANC 80F FMHC Endoscopy
Category Ambulatory