Endoscopy Technician in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 8/11/2019

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Assists the physician by performing supportive nursing care which includes:  assisting with endoscopic procedures, cleaning of endoscopic equipment, socialization, observation, safety, and the emotional and physical comfort needs of the adult and geriatric patient population served.  Utilizes initiative, strives to maintain steady level of productivity.  Is a self-starter.  Is compatible and supportive, and a team player.

Job Requirements

Education:     High school graduate or equivalent.   Registration on Virginia board of nurse aide registry.  BLS certification – if not current, training required.
Experience:  Previous experience in patient care setting desirable.  Requirements will include successful completion of orientation program and competency requirements
Skills:  Requires ability to read and write legibly and carry out direction promptly and accurately.  Must exhibit effective communication skills and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  Requires the ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergency situations.
Typical Physical Demands:  Requires full range of motion including handling and lifting patients and./or equipment, manual and finger dexterity and eye hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.  May require lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds.  May require frequent bending, squatting and kneeling.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Requires ability to work under stressful conditions and/or irregular hours.  Potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
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