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Special Procedures Tech FT 1.0

at Sandoval Regional Medical Center

Posted: 7/29/2019
Job Reference #: 1077600

Job Description

Special Procedures Tech FT 1.0

Department:Surgical Services
Location:Rio Rancho, NM





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Job Summary and Scope


  • SUMMARYAssist in the nursing care and preparation of Special Procedures/Endoscopy Center patients.  Functions as a member of the procedure team in issuing supplies and instruments to Providers.  Ensure adherence to Hospital and departmental policies and procedures.  Patient care assignment may include: Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups. Values, a positive work environment and efficient, quality patient care.  Will report compliance or equipment issues to department director.

Essential Functions: 

  • POLICIES AND PROCEDURES - Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality assurance programs
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops.
  • Works with staff team to gather necessary supplies, equipment and instruments
  • Decontaminate all equipment, instruments and supplies
  • Assist in preparing patient and procedure area for procedures; prepare and maintain unit equipment, carts, and supplies
  • Assist in maintenance and care of specimens; prepare specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Transport patients to and from requesting areas; ensure adherence to all safety measures
  • Preform restocking duties as necessary
  • Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
  • Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
  • Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
  • Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

SRMC Core Values

Integrity:  Our words and actions match our values

To Serve:  We put the needs of others before our own

Excellence:  We strive to exceed expectations and/or standards in every activity, every encounter, and every initiative

Safety/Quality:  We provide evidence based care, programs, services, and an environment that achieves the best outcomes

Teamwork:  We enjoy the ability and power to work collaboratively to deliver exceptional service


Communication Skills

  • Contacts are normally made with other within UNM-Sandoval
  • Contacts are usually with own department staff and own supervisor
  • Contacts frequently contain confidential/sensitive information necessitating discretion at all times
  • Percentage of contacts by phone: 5%; percentage of contacts face to face: 90%; percentage of contacts by email: 5%.
  • Percentage of contacts with patients: 80% and percentage with non patients: 20%.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge in infection control
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Teamwork abilities
  • Critical thinking abilities
  • Ability to remain focused and organized
  • Ability to independently seek out resources


Education: High school diploma or equivalent


Licenses/Certifications: BLS within six (6) months of date of hire or transfer


Work Experience: 6 months within healthcare setting


Preferred Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • National certification in area of specialty
  • 2 years recent experience in area
  • Dual language certification

Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference checks and a post offer drug screen.
  • Must be employment eligible as verified by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA).
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
  • Hospital required vaccinations
  • Hospital required competencies

Working Conditions

  • Typical office and/or patient care, acute care hospital environment.
  • Must be able to travel locally between facilities and within the surrounding community.
  • Occasional exposure to minimal physical risk

Application Instructions

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