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Providence Endoscopy Technician in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling an Endoscopy Technician (Endoscopy, Variable, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

On-the job training to the Endoscopy Technician role is available. Please see below for required and preferred qualifications. BLS may be obtained prior to hire date.

In this position you will:

  • Assist physician and RN and anticipates their needs with Endoscopy procedures.

  • Assist with patient’s comfort and mobility needs.

  • Complete delegated patient care activities and record and report variations.

  • Contribute to the assessment of the patient by collecting information for analysis by an RN.

  • Give complete and accurate report to licensed staff upon completion of tasks and duties.

  • Provide age and culturally appropriate patient care, upon the criteria outlined in the Nursing Department Standard.

  • Provide for safety needs of patients.

  • Provide or assist patient with personal hygiene and elimination needs.

  • Report abnormal data element findings to licensed staff (including vital signs and O2 sats).

  • Safely assist patients with mobility and transfer needs.

  • Utilize a collaborative interdisciplinary process to provide support to all members of the Patient Focus Care Team to reinforce basic patient/family education.

  • Participate in universal protocol time out and debrief.

  • Perform quality control monitoring (ie, One Touch II).

  • Assemble and label Endoscopy instruments correctly.

  • Ensure efficiency of department by timely and effective cleaning and setting up Endoscopy suites and equipment.

  • Responsible to learn sterile procedures.

  • Culture all endoscopes as necessary.

  • Responsible to ensure all endoscopes are cleaned per standards.

  • Report panic values appropriately to RN.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Successful completion of an orientation program

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

  • Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER) required within 2 years of hire into the position

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Montana Nursing Assistant Certification or AAS Surgical Tech Degree or EMT or nursing student

  • Endoscopy experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Endoscopy Techs

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 284821