Aug 02, 2021

Endoscopy Technician - GI Lab

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Apple Valley, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for an Endoscopy Technician with the GI Lab at St. Mary Medical Center.

Location: Apple Valley, CA

Work Schedule: On call/Per diem

Shift: 10 hour (variable) Days

Job Summary:

Maintains a clean, safe environment within the GI Lab. Performs as the GI assistant on the Endoscopy team as well as assisting in other Surgical Services areas. Performs all functions, as outlined in the performance standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Checks GI Lab schedule; ensures that G.I. Lab is neat and at the beginning of the day. Sets up for the first scheduled procedure.
  • Ensures that the GI Lab is stocked at all times. Restocks cart and bins.
  • Assists with transportation of patients.
  • Assist with procedures within the GI Lab.
  • Assists with PI and safety issues within the GI lab.
  • Identifies multiple specimens appropriately.
  • Maintains current knowledge on GI procedures and continues to keep current of new information.
  • Transports specimens to appropriate place.
  • Conducts leak and air/ H²O test scopes once at the beginning of each week.
  • Once every 28 days, checks Cidex and document findings.

Skills :

  • Excellent oral and written and communication skills.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of medical terminology.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • H.S. Diploma or GED or equivalent educ/experience
  • Coursework/Training - Unit specific training.
  • Coursework/Training - Environmental orientation within 30 days of hire.
  • Coursework/Training - Unit specific competency within 90 days of hire.

Experience : 1 year experience as an ORT.

Licenses and Certifications: Current BLS for Healthcare Provider.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience : Endoscopy experience

St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Company: St. Mary Medical Center

Category: Endoscopy Techs

Req ID: R326046