Oscopy Technician – 16331

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
Published
July 31, 2020
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type
 

Description

Position Summary

EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 29.25% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY!
GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!

Position Summary:
Prepares patients for, and assists with, oscopy surgical procedures.

Job Requirement

Education/Experience:
Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of experience as an Oscopy Technician.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING WILL RECEIVE PREFERENCE:

1) Three years (3) years recent (within the last four (4) years) experience in a fast-paced, busy Endoscopy/OR environment is preferred!

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Medical terminology; anatomy and physiology; pharmacology; sterilization; aseptic techniques; environmental safety methods; wound dressing techniques; patient positioning for special procedures; skin preparations for surgery; surgical equipment; legal and ethical responsibilities; patient draping; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; specific uses of oscopy equipment and supplies; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; infection control policies and practices; age specific patient care practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.
Skill in:
Setting up backtable; assisting with laser surgery; anticipating surgeon needs; establishing and maintaining aseptic conditions; identifying patient emergency situation and instituting proper procedures in response; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and VDT screens, hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Closing Date/Time: 8/6/2020 5:00 PM Pacific

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