The Gastroenterology Technician 1, under general supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists with technical procedures, patient care services and other duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Operates and maintains equipment safely and in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Assists physician and other designated clinical staff members in carrying out procedures which require aseptic techniques observing standard precautions.
Safely transports cart to different areas of facility as needed; prepares patient for exam or procedure and assists physician.
Observes patients, recognizes changes in condition and promptly seeks appropriate assistance.
Cleans room before and after procedures, takes soiled equipment to decontamination room.
Maintains an adequate inventory of equipment and supplies for assigned area and places general and special supply order from purchasing in a timely manner.
Sets up procedure room by ensuring that all needed equipment and supplies are in the room and in good working order.
Restocks all supplies in assigned rooms at the end of shift.
Performs quality checks on equipment and ensures repairs, if necessary, and cleans and disinfects specialty equipment according to established policies and procedures.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend the English language.
Ability to see and hear with or without correction.
Takes personal responsibility to participate in performance improvement activities as they are available.
Attends 100% of in-service education, as job required.
Attends 50% of staff meetings, if unable to attend employee is responsible for content.
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 - Less than 1 Year of Experience
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.
Baylor Scott & White Health