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Endoscopy Technician

Princess Grace Hospital – London
Clinical
Full time
0040730
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Endoscopy Technician 

London, The Princess Grace Hospital

Permanent, Full Time, 37.5 Hrs Per week, Monday - Friday

Salary: £25,837-£28,708 per annum dependent on experience

We’re looking for an Endoscopy Technician to join our Endoscopy team at The Princess Grace Hospital, Currently rated "Good" by the CQC.

Situated in the heart of London's world-renowned medical district, The Princess Grace Hospital is recognised as one of the best-equipped multidisciplinary private hospitals in the capital. Our dedicated and highly trained team is committed to delivering an exemplary standard of clinical care across all specialties.  

  

The Princess Grace Hospital has 127 registered beds, including 90 inpatient, 21 day case, 8 endoscopy, an urgent care unit and a Level 3 intensive care unit containing 9 beds, with 24-hour consultant cover and a high dependency unit.   

The hospital also has a several specialised centres, including; The London Breast Institute, recognised as one of the best private breast screening and diagnostic treatment centres in the UK; the London Digestive Centre, a highly specialised outpatient facility offering diagnoses and treatments for all conditions of the stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and bile ducts; and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to sport and exercise medicine.  

 

As an Endoscopy Technician you will have responsibility for testing and manually cleaning flexible endoscopes before placing into a washer disinfector. Unloading the flexible scopes and placing them into storage. Delivering clean endoscopes and collecting contaminated used endoscopes to/from Service User. The scopes require to have quality checks throughout the process and tracking by a computer system

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Manual cleaning of all endoscopes and associated accessories following current guidelines
  • Disinfecting endoscopes using auto-disinfector
  • Documenting all daily maintenance of all machines and equipment
  • Ensure tracking of each endoscope is up to date and correct for each patient
  • Cleaning and high level disinfection of all endoscopes
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all drying/storage cabinets
  • Ensure that the right scopes are cleaned for each procedure list and there is adequate supply to ensure that the lists run efficiently
  • Assist with the organizing of general and periodic service contracts and action accordingly
  • Daily equipment checks to adhere to health and safety regulations, and organizing the repair of all defects to be dealt with promptly.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  •   Working knowledge of sterile services procedures is essential
  •   Decontamination qualification is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills

Why HCA UK?

Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As an Endoscopy Technician you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme

  • Group Life Assurance from day one

  • Critical illness cover

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them

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