GI Technician in Gardena, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Job Title: GI Technician 

City: Gardena / State: California    

G.I. Lab

Day Shift

From 9:00 AM

To 5:30 PM

                                      


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title: GI Technician

Job Summary:

 GI technician functions under the supervision of a registered nurse/physician. Carry’s out the established plan of care for an assigned group of patients, through the contribution and participation in the nursing process, of assessment, intervention, evaluation, and patient and family education. Specific areas of responsibilities include: Labeling of medications and assisting in GI cases within scope of practice, maintaining high standards of sterile technique, and Contributing to an individualized plan of care under the supervision of a Registered. Reports to RN, Manager, Nursing Director

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Demonstrates competency in the collection of data (within Scope of Practice) in the patient population served including but not limited to the following :

    • Risk Behaviors

    • Reinforcement  of EDU needs

    • Psychosocial  needs

    • Clinical care

  • Demonstrates the ability to correctly set up and maintain a sterile field, as well as correctly handle and label all surgical specimens.

  • Demonstrates the ability to assist the physician before, during, and after diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

  • Demonstrates the ability to properly clean, maintain, and disinfect endoscopes, per regulatory requirements, patient safety and infection control standards.

  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize care interventions as well as anticipate needs of the physician, and assigned patients in the gastroenterology/endoscopy setting. Can work in compliance with hospital policies and procedures, acceptable standards of practice, regulatory standards within Scope of practice.

  • Provides patient care throughout the continuum

  • Serves as a role model for the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization and fulfills other job duties as requested within Scope of Practice

  • Maintains current competencies as well as updated knowledge in specific area of practice

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.

  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

Communication/Knowledge:

  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.

  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.

  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.

Collaboration/Teamwork:

  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.

  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.




Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited High school or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 1 year of current experience in a GI Lab setting in acute care facility or outpatient setting.

  • Medical terminology required.

  • Surgical technician/GI technician preferred.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current BLS for Health care Provider Card

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.

 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited High school or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 1 year of current experience in a GI Lab setting in acute care facility or outpatient setting.

  • Medical terminology required.

  • Surgical technician/GI technician preferred.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current BLS for Health care Provider Card

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.

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