Vancouver, Washington, United States
2 days ago
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Job Summary:

Participates with the Health Care Team in delivering quality health care to patients in a manner which reflects Kaiser Permanentes mission, vision, and values while supporting the Labor Management Partnership (LMP) principles and practice. Provides support and assistance to the patient and Health Care team to promote population-based care, continuity of care, customer satisfaction, and self-care. Assumes timely duties in assisting the G.I./Endoscopy provider by performing specific responsibilities as they relate to preparation and maintenance of the equipment and supplies needed for the delivery of care.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Clinical / Procedural:Assists staff nurse and physicians with Endoscopy procedures according to the current practice. Sets-up appropriate equipment for Endoscopy procedures and ensures necessary supplies are available. Collects, prepares, and labels specimens accurately during endoscopic procedure. Explains procedures and expected sensations to patient and provides instructions to ensure patient cooperation and to minimize physical and emotional discomfort during procedure. Participates in pre-procedure briefing and time out. Demonstrates cleaning, disinfecting, and storing of equipment used in the various Endoscopy procedures.
  • Knowledge and Technology: Strong knowledge base in maintaining and using endoscopic instruments and accessories and understanding expensive and fragile equipment. Troubleshoots and recognizes malfunctions and takes appropriate action. Checks and maintains adequate supply level in the procedure rooms and the scope processing room. Assumes responsibility to continue personal improvement in knowledge and competency about professional and practice issues related to the field of endoscopy/gastroenterology. Acts as a resource person to other staff members and Kaiser personnel.
  • Leadership: Plans and assists the Team Leader in implementing department programs and assists in re-designing these programs as necessary for maximum effectiveness and efficiency. Participates in unit Quality Assurance programs.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as G.I./Endoscopy Assistant or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training in endoscopic related procedures such as flexible sigmoidoscopy.

  • Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant course or LPN licensure.

License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

Additional Requirements:
  • Requires good auditory and visual acuity and good manual dexterity.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • More than two (2) years directly working as a certified Endoscopy Assistant.
  • Completion of G.I. Assistant SGNA modules.

Primary Location: Washington,Vancouver,Advanced Gastroenterology
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 07:00 AM
Working Hours End: 03:30 PM
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W06|SEIU|Local 49
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: AEC Vancouver - Gastroenterology-Endoscopy - 1008
Pay Range: $25.87 - $31.9 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
Requisition #: 1285901


Job ID: 74282131
California , United States

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