GI Lab
Full Time
8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • The Endoscopy Technician II, working under the direct supervision of the Endoscopy Coordinator, performs the duties of a procedural assistant. Prepares supplies for the case and sets up and maintains the procedure table and endoscopy cart. Assists physicians with all basic endoscopic procedures including advanced and complex procedures requiring advanced training. Is responsible for the care, cleaning and maintenance of the endoscopy equipment. Possesses basic computer skills and assists with ordering and maintaining of appropriate inventory. Able to take call.
  • Reports to
    • Nursing Director or RN Manager
  • Supervises
    • None
  • Ages of Patients
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Preferred: Completion of Advanced Endoscopic Ultrasound Training.
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: American Heart Association BLS
    • Experience
      • Required: 3 years experience as Endoscopy Technician or other similar procedural cases.
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Demonstrates and maintains aseptic technique according to the policies and procedures of Surgical Services.
    • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of the endoscopy environment regarding traffic patterns and integrity of the procedure table.
    • Successful completion of EUS Competency under the direction of the medical director of therapeutic endoscopy.
    • Demonstrates proficient technical skills under the direction of the medical director of therapeutic endoscopy in the performance of ERCP procedures.
    • Anticipates surgeons needs by review of preference card and procuring appropriate supplies prior to start of case.
    • Maintains orderly procedure table and endoscopy cart.
    • Remains attentive to the progression of the procedure in order to anticipate physician’s needs.
    • Properly disposes of all sharps and bio hazardous waste.
    • Accurately identifies surgical specimen and transfers to the endoscopy nurse.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in the collection and preparation of pathology performing touch preparations and cell blocks for advanced cases.
    • Prepares endoscopic instruments for cleaning and re-sterilization per policy and manufacturers IFU.
    • Maintains J&J ASP Evotech equipment to include diagnostic run, chemical and biological monitoring; maintains records as required.
    • Assists with putting away supplies and room turnover.
    • Contributes to maximum efficiency of the endoscopy schedule in order to adhere to endoscopy start times.
    • Demonstrates cost effectiveness by using judgment when opening and using supplies.
    • Keeps current with new endoscopic techniques and equipment through participation in unit based and continuing education.
    • Enters patient information into computer database.
    • Takes call as required by department.
    • Accepts responsibilities only within scope of practice.
    • Assesses supplies needs and works with Nurse Manager to control inventory.
    • Maintains adequate supplies for all GI procedures.
    • Ensures that the department is not holding excessive supplies, that supplies are not expired and that expired supplies are eliminated from inventory.
    • Ensures that all supplies are available upon request by physicians.
    • Ensures that supplies are stored properly.
    • Performs other duties as assigned

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