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GI Technician: FT, Days

Company: St. Luke's of Kansas City
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

The GI tech is responsible for the set up of procedural rooms and work in collaboration with the RN to assists physicians during procedures. GI techs are responsible for the reprocessing, high level disinfection, and associated documentation of endoscopes and accessories in accordance with manufacturer and regulatory guidelines. The tech manages inventory and ordering of specialty supplies for the department and arranges the repair of endoscopes and equipment. Under the direction of a RN, the GI tech assist with patient care in pre-op and recovery. This position requires an individual who is detail oriented, can prioritize tasks, works well in a team environment, and will advocate for the safety our patients.

This position is 5 days a week, no weekends, no holidays, and no call requirement. Hours vary by week and are posted below.

Week 1 0730-1600

Wee 2 0800-1630

Week 3 0800-1630

Week 4 0800-1700

Week 5 0800-Close of department

Prepares endoscopy suites for procedures, including the set up of endoscopes, accessories, and preparation of procedural supplies. Verifies that all equipment is working properly.

* Under the direction of a physician and RN, assists with procedures including handling of supplies used for tissue collection, hemostasis, and various other therapeutic interventions.
* Assists in specimen collection according to hospital policy.
* Completes pre-cleaning, reprocessing, and ensures proper storage of endoscopes and accessories in accordance with manufacturer and regulatory guidelines.
* Advocates for patient safety in pre-procedure, procedural, and recovery settings.
* Assists in stocking of procedure and reprocessing rooms.
* Assists RN with patient care in prep/recovery; includes bedding patients, attaching monitors for obtaining vital signs, glucose testing, assisting patients to the bathroom, transporting patients to their car after discharge or to their inpatient rooms, and turning over rooms in-between patients.
* Manages inventory and ordering of specialty supplies for the endoscopy center.
* Facilitates the repair of endoscopes and equipment in conjunction with the facility biomed team and/or vendors.

Skill Set

* Infection prevention
* Endoscope Reprocessing
* Patient Preparation
* Medical Supply Inventory
* Quality Control
* Critical Thinking
* Time Management
* Troubleshooting
* Adaptability/Flexibility
* Basic Computer Skills

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke's 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke's Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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