UH: GI Lab (Full-time, Day Shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.
The Endoscopy Technician 1 provides technical support to the physician during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Assists with all types of GI procedures, cleaning, high level disinfection, and basic troubleshooting of endoscopes and accessory equipment following policies, protocols, techniques, and guidelines. Performs unit secretarial and clerical aspects of patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse as needed. Meets qualifications and competencies as identified in the department specific Plan for Providing Care. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in customer service and safe patient care. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Performs other duties as needed.
High School Diploma or GED required. Associate's Degree preferred. One year of GI Lab experience preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Able to: read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.