Endoscopy Technician

Prepare and set up endoscopy equipment, including endoscopes, light sources, video monitors, and accessories, ensuring they are clean, sterile, and functio...

Prepare and set up endoscopy equipment, including endoscopes, light sources, video monitors, and accessories, ensuring they are clean, sterile, and functio...

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Endoscopy Technician

Saudi German Hospital

Healthcare

Posted on 27 Feb, 2024
Expired


Experience

2 – 5 years

Location

Sharjah

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Nationality

Unspecified

Gender

Any

Job Sector

Healthcare

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Unspecified

Vacancies

Unspecified

Job Description

  • Prepare and set up endoscopy equipment, including endoscopes, light sources, video monitors, and accessories, ensuring they are clean, sterile, and functioning properly before procedures.
  • Assist in preparing patients for endoscopic procedures, including explaining the procedure, obtaining consent, and positioning patients comfortably on the examination table.
  • Provide technical assistance to physicians and nurses during endoscopic procedures, including passing instruments, handling specimens, and adjusting equipment settings as directed.
  • Monitor and record patients' vital signs, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation, throughout the procedure, alerting the medical team to any significant changes or abnormalities.
  • Maintain a sterile field during endoscopic procedures by adhering to aseptic techniques, ensuring that sterile drapes, gloves, and instruments are used appropriately to prevent contamination.
  • Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions or technical issues that arise during procedures, collaborating with biomedical engineering or technical support staff as needed to resolve problems promptly.
  • Assist in post-procedure care of patients, including transferring them to recovery areas, monitoring their recovery progress, and providing comfort measures as directed by the medical team.
  • Clean, disinfect, and sterilize endoscopy equipment and accessories according to established protocols and infection control guidelines, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Assist in maintaining inventory of endoscopy supplies, including ordering, stocking, and organizing supplies to ensure availability for procedures and prevent shortages.
  • Accurately document procedural details, patient assessments, and equipment maintenance activities in patient records and departmental logs, adhering to confidentiality and privacy policies.
  • Participate in quality assurance and performance improvement activities related to endoscopy procedures, including monitoring infection control practices, tracking outcomes, and implementing best practices.
  • Provide basic education to patients and their families about endoscopic procedures, including pre-procedure instructions, post-procedure care, and potential risks or complications.

Job Skills

  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience as an Endoscopy Technician, preferably in a hospital or ambulatory surgical center setting.
  • Licensure: Candidates should have undergone evaluation by the Ministry of Health (MOH) or an equivalent regulatory body in the UAE.

Job Location

Sharjah

Saudi German Hospital

Saudi German Hospital

  • Company category
    Healthcare
  • Employees
    51-200
  • Location
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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