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Endoscopy Equipment Assistant Job

Job Number: RIH18652

Job Title: Per Diem - Endoscopy Equipment Assistant - Endoscopy

Department: Endoscopy - 1013175

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Level of knowledge generally obtained through completion of High School.

Knowledge of aseptic techniques in order to properly clean and disinfect equipment.

Clerical and numerical ability to prepare and maintain solutions, inventory levels, records/reports.

Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients when providing assistance to nurses.


Up to one month on-the-job training and experience to become familiar with procedures specific to area assigned including aseptic techniques. Previous knowledge of disinfecting techniques preferred.

Under direct supervision and according to established procedures, cleans, disinfects and maintains endoscopes and accessories. Ensures appropriate supply levels are maintained. Picks up and delivers supplies, equipment, x-ray cassettes, etc. as necessary. May provide assistance to patients before, during and after exams as appropriate. Performs light housekeeping duties to maintain area in a clean and orderly fashion.