Add to Calendar2019-09-20 08:00:002019-09-21 11:15:00Emerging Topic Conference: The Genomics Revolution
The conference will focus on genomics and the changing approach to diagnostics, management and research in adult and pediatric liver diseases.
Arlington, VA 22202
Add to Calendar2019-10-04 08:00:002019-10-05 14:00:00AASLD / EASL ALD Conference
This meeting will bridge critical gaps in ALD diagnosis, management and clinical trial design.
1 W. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Add to Calendar2019-11-08 09:00:002019-11-12 14:00:00The Liver Meeting
The Liver MeetingÂ® is the annual must-attend event bringing together 9,500 attendees from around the world to exchange the latest research, discuss new developments in treatment outcomes, and network with other experts in the field.
Add to Calendar2019-12-14 08:00:002019-12-15 17:00:00TASL-AASLD Joint Symposium: HBV Elimination
Doctors Anna S. Lok and K. Rajender Reddy will join Dr. Jia-Horng Kao and other faculty from Taiwan to host the first TASL-AASLD Joint Symposium as part of the TASL (Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver) Annual Meeting, December 14-15, 2019 in Taipei.
Beitou District, Taipei City
Add to Calendar2020-03-20 08:00:002020-03-21 15:00:00Emerging Topic Conference: Nuclear Receptors as Common Clinical Targets for the Treatment of Cholestatic and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases
More information is coming soon.
LiverLearningÂ® is the official eLearning portal of AASLD. Users can access educational resources by topic, speaker, event, and content type â€” including video, audio, and slide decks. Continuing education (CME/CE credits and MOC points) is available for a variety of enduring materials on the portal. All current AASLD members automatically receive complete access to LiverLearningÂ®, and non-members can purchase access for one year with a subscription.
Fairview Health Services is looking for an Endoscopy Technician to work in our busy Endo /GI department at Fairview Ridges Hospital located in Burnsville, Minnesota. Thisdepartment has 4 procedure rooms where both outpatient and inpatient colonoscopies/EGD procedures occur. They handle approximately, 4,500 procedures per year, including colonoscopies, flexible sigmoidoscopies, EGD, bronchoscopies, ERCP and EUS procedures.
The Endoscopy Technician (Sterile Instrument processing/ patient support hybrid role) is an integral part of the GI team, who under the guidance and direction of the nursing team accomplishes a variety of delegated nursing assistive tasks such as equipment and supply set-up, assisting with collection of specimens, cleaning and disinfecting of equipment and scopes, exam room prep and clean-up including the documentation of cleaning and disinfection processes. They will complete direct patient care duties (similar to nursing assistant) to ensure optimal patient outcomes and an exceptional patient experience.
64 hours in two weeks and is fully Benefit Eligible ( PTO, retirement monies, tuition reimbursement, wellness dollars)
Day shifts Monday -Friday, starting at 730, 830 and 930 am
Rotating weekends (call) 1 in 4 or 5th typically, call time is 30 minutes.
May be ability to pick up shifts
Completes tasks as delegate by RN with defined role functions and competencies.
Assists in data collection to identify the patients needs, problems, concerns or human responses (e.g. vital signs, blood pressure).
Assist with the implementation of the established plan of care, as delegated,
Assist the physician and nurse before, during and after the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, handling of devices used during procedures including forceps, snares, tomes, baskets and balloons under the guidance of the procedure physician.
Reprocesses and maintains equipment according to standards of infection prevention. policies/procedures and manufacturers instructions.
Provides and maintains a healthy and safe environment for the patient and staff by complying with regulatory agency requirements and standards set forth by professional organization and institutional policies,
Acknowledges the diversity of patient.
Participates in ongoing continuing education.
Maintains knowledge of current practice issues related to the field of gastroenterology.
Complies with legal and practice standards inherent in patient care (e.g. patients bill of rights).
Six months experience working in an endoscopy or gastroenterology setting or cleaning endoscopy equipment, OR have successfully completed a Surgical Technologist/technician OR Endoscopy Tech OR Instrument (sterile processing) Tech Program ORspecialized training/education in gastroenterology
Ability to complete the SGNA GI Associates program to become a GI Technical Specialist (GTS) certification within one year of employment/hire date.
AHA Basic Life Support for healthcare providers by start date
Graduate of an accredited: Surgical Tech, or Endoscopy Tech or Instrument Tech (sterile processing) Program
Specialized training or education in gastroenterology
Work experience in an endo unit, GI unit and cleaning of equipment
Work experience in a patient support role (nursing assistant, pca or similar)
AAMA or CSSD Certification
Flexible endoscope reprocessor (CBSPD GI Scope) certification
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.