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Fiberoptic Equipment Specialist

Requisition #: 189039
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Nursing Support/Patient Care
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 25, 2019

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Reports to the area manager/supervisor. Processes, cleans, handles and manages the fiberoptic scopes and endoscopic accessory fleet of the Department. Responsible, primarily for supporting the procedural area staff, to include physicians, nursing, by ensuring that all fiberoptics and accessories are cleaned, high level disinfected or sterilized per protocol, maintained, fully operational, and available for use before the start of cases. Performs processing and handling duties in accordance with departmental policy. Provides prompt, courteous customer service. Responsible for documentation for device tracking and process improvement efforts. Demonstrates ability to identify device failures and malfunctions. Effectively communicates and follows department policies for reporting malfunctioning devices and accessories or operational concerns. Maintains annual competencies to ensure expertise in fiberoptic function, processing and handling.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  1. Work requires a high school diploma or GED.
  2. Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER) certification through the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution required within 18 months of hire.
  3. Healthcare related experience preferred: three to six months of experience with surgical and/or anesthesia procedures, instrumentation and equipment is preferred.
  4. Basic knowledge of computer applications (office productivity software, email applications, and healthcare information systems).

Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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