Gastroenterology Tech 2
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022
The Gastroenterology Technician 2, under clinical supervision,
performs examinations and procedures. Leads the work of other
Technicians ensuring that procedures are performed according to
standards. Assists in and monitors others in the cleaning,
disinfecting and sterilization of examination equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs or assists in performing selected procedures not requiring
sedation. Explains exam procedures to patient and answers
noncomplex procedural questions.
Assists Clinical Nurses and Physicians in exams and procedures
requiring sedation by placing, guiding and advancing fiber optic,
endo or flexible sigmoid scope upon Physicians request. Monitors
patients vital signs during procedures. Performs gastric chartings
involving timing, measuring and evaluating pH in gastric fluids.
Assists in resuscitation or CPR if needed.
Cleans, disinfects and sterilizes endoscopes, colonoscopes,
guidewires, biopsy forceps and brushes used during GI exams and
treatments by scrubbing, flushing and bathing equipment with
chemicals such as betadine, gluteraldehyde, and ethylene oxide
under a vent hood. Assists in and monitors others in the cleaning,
disinfecting and sterilization of equipment to ensure quality
Provides technical assistance to the Supervisor or Clinical Nurse
in the recovery room by monitoring and charting patient
physiological information such as blood pressure, heart rate, etc.
Prepares specimen slides by cross sectioning. Delivers specimen to
Leads the work of other Technicians ensuring that procedures are
performed according to standards; provides feedback to staff as
well as supervisor; assists in the orientation and training of new
Assists Clinical Nurses in admitting and discharging patients in
the GI Lab by recording patient data such as name, blood type,
Physicians name, etc.
Coordinates the ordering of supplies and preparation of
requisitions for Supervisor signature. Acts as vendor liaison to
ensure supplies are received in timely manner.
Prepares quality control reports detailing equipment usage
maintenance and repair. Acts as point of contact for equipment
vendors to schedule maintenance and oversee new and replacement
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge and understanding of patient care standards and
Ability to observe changes in the medical condition of patients and
effectively communicate these changes to other staff members and
Ability to follow established safety, infection control,
environmental and isolation practices and procedures at all
Ability to provide consistently excellent customer service with
empathy, patience and confidence.
Interpersonal skills required to interact effectively with patients
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitate (CPR): BLS or
CPR within 30 days or hire or transfer.
Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, New York , Gastroenterology Tech 2, Healthcare , New York, New York
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