GI Technician - Ephrata Community Hospital

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 63451

GI Technician

Full Time (80 hours/2 weeks)

Day/Evenings

Job Description:

Under direct supervision, performs duties that include, but are not limited to, setup, pre-procedure inspection/testing and preparation of all equipment used during a host of GI procedures (e.g., colonoscopy, EGD, ERCP, EUS, stenting, use of resolution clips, Electric Hydrostatic Lithotripter, etc.). Directly assists the Physician and/or nursing staff with collection and labeling of tissue biopsy samples, electro-cautery and trouble-shooting malfunctioning equipment. Cleans, restocks and prepares the procedure room for the next patient. Prepares the room for end of day cleaning. Competent to independently reprocess all endoscopic equipment. Assists the nursing staff with the admission/recovery patients, within the scope of practice, and transports patients as needed. Maintains and demonstrates clinical competency.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensures that required endoscopic equipment and supplies are set up, inspected and tested prior to procedure.
  2. Assists in the transportation of patients.
  3. Assists the Physician and/or nursing staff with collection and labeling of tissue biopsy samples, electro-cautery and trouble-shooting malfunctioning equipment.
  4. Cleans, restocks and prepares the procedure room for the next patient, including anesthesia supplies. Prepares the room for end of day cleaning.
  5. Assists with the reprocessing of all endoscopic equipment
  6. Completes documentation on endoscopic flow records.
  7. Responsible for maintaining supply PAR levels.
  8. Initiates supply orders.
 

Qualifications

  • High School or G.E.D. required
  • 1 year experience required
  • 6-12 months OJT in the use of GI equipment required
  • CPR certification required
  • GTS certificate required
  • Certified Nursing Assistant preferred
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Employment Benefits

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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