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Job Summary

Why join the Michigan Medicine Medical Procedures Unit as an Endoscopy Technician?

Our Endoscopy Technicians are highly skilled, and provide excellent service and care to patients and families. You will use advanced technology to support physicians and nurses as part of the endoscopic procedural team. You’ll perform tasks which contribute to quality care for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures. You’d be responsible for setting up, troubleshooting, assisting with and pre-cleaning any/all endoscopic accessories and equipment. Patients come to Michigan Medicine when they are searching for high-end specialty care. Our physicians and clinicians take groundbreaking research from bench to bedside. If you want to develop and grow, maximize and expand your career experience as a technician, there is no better place.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

•         Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage.

•         2:1 Match on retirement savings.

•         Generous PTO program.

•         75% tuition reimbursement.

•         Exposure to innovative studies and practices.

•         State of the Art technology.

Responsibilities*

  • You will transcribe patient's medical and surgery history, medication, and allergies in the EMR and assist patients in preparing for procedure as needed.

  • You’ll make beds, clean rooms, serve as runners for equipment during procedure and transport patients via wheelchair or stretcher.

  • You will also properly position patients pre- and intra- procedure including airway support via head positioning and oropharyngeal suctioning.

  • You’ll select correct procedure endoscope and perform QC check pre-procedure.

  • Handle and manage procedure accessory equipment, including control of the handle end of endoscopic biopsy forceps, polyp snares, endoscopic clips, and retrieval nets/graspers.

  • We would train you to become familiar with the set up for numerous technical procedure and related equipment and accessories, including band ligation, liver biopsy, percutaneous gastroscopy tube placement, and other less common procedures. Becoming proficient with these skill sets often takes a full year.

  • You’d learn to troubleshoot problems with the endoscopes and needed support equipment including suction machines, CO2 pumps, and water pumps.

  • You will also perform high level disinfection for endoscopes and accessory reprocessing.

Required Qualifications*

•         Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•         Patient Care experience.

•         Computer literacy/proficiency.

Desired Qualifications*

•       Knowledge of University of Michigan policies and procedures is helpful.

•         Previous experience in a Medical Procedures Unit.

•         Our Endoscopy Technicians are integral to the success of our MPU team and we are looking for individuals with great communication skills, the ability to think analytically, multi-task and consistently work positively in a multidisciplinary team setting.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, day shift, variable schedule. 

Work Locations

Brighton Center for Specialty Care Medical Procedures Unit.

Additional Information

Physical ability to be on your feet most of the day, with a lot of time spent talking, standing, stretching. Lifting and pushing necessary to move equipment or transfer/move patients.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on you upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. 

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together improve our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

 

External Applicants:  please note that for the first phase of this posting, we will be considering current employees only in an effort to offer advancement opportunities. You are still able to submit your resume for consideration, but our process for external employees will begin approximately 30 days after the posting date.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.