Assists physicians with diagnostic and therapeutic GI procedures. Responsible for care, maintenance, inventory and reorder of all GI related supplies and equipment.
EDUCATION: Completion of high school or GED. Prefer two years post high school education in related healthcare field, preferable in radiology, respiratory or nursing.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: BLS certification.
SKILLS: Strong organizational skills; ability to work collaboratively with others; ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to read, write and speak fluent English; Spanish as a second language helpful. Ability to work at a rapid pace under stressful conditions.
EXPERIENCE: Two years GI lab technician experience preferred, outpatient setting.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager, Perianesthesia, Charge Nurse
- Bloodborne pathogens:C
ENVIRONMENT: Requires knowledge of safety standards to limit exposure to infectious disease and strong chemicals. In daily contact with body fluids of patients.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Operates, cleans and maintains procedure equipment such as endoscopes, video and microprocessor instruments, biopsy forceps, stints, cautery, etc. Moves from one area to another within the hospital and/or clinic. Positions patients, lifts and moves equipment throughout hospital. Able to serve in limited nursing assistant role in Out Patient Procedure Clinic.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.