Texas Health Resources Endoscopic Technician in Denton, Texas
We’re looking for qualified Endoscopic Technicians like you to join our Texas Health family.
Work location: Texas Health Denton 3000 N Interstate 35 Denton, TX 76201
Work environment: GI Lab
Work hours: Full-Time(40 hours) Monday-Friday 6:45AM-3:15PM
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Req
1 Year GI clinical or hospital experience Pref
Licenses and Certifications
CNA - Certified Nurses Aide Upon Hire Pref Or
MA - Medical Assistant Upon Hire Pref Or
EMT - Emergency Medical Technician Upon Hire Pref And
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Req
Detailed oriented, good organizational skills
Mechanical Hazards 1-33%
Electrical Hazards 1-33%
Fume/Odor Hazards 1-33%
Chemical Hazards 1-33%
Radiation Hazards 1-33%
Wet Hazards 1-33%
Tasks involving exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.
In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Endoscopic Technician will:
Assists physicians and nurses with GI procedures
Sets up endoscopic equipment including specific individualized equipment after assessment of patient.
Assists physicians and RNs throughout procedures
Handles instrumentation from basic to complex procedures.
Takes actions to reduce or eliminate patient risk
Follows policies, protocols, and guidelines set forth by THR.
Communicates all ethical and legal concerns through the established chain of command.
Initiates actions to protect patient rights and/or preferences.
Attends 80% of all staff meetings or 100% of all staff meeting minutes are read.
Attends training and educational opportunities made available to the GI Lab staff.
Completes training modules on a timely basis.
Communicates with the manager or educator for unit if any delay or problems exist.
Demonstrates teamwork and partnership in delivering care in the GI Lab.
Shares knowledge/advanced skills with co-workers to enhance efficiency of procedures.
Is flexible in regards to schedule and requirements needed for function of the Unit. Works with on-call team to finish call cases in most efficient, safe, manner possible.
Infection Control / Safety Measures
Follows all safety measures/infection control measures throughout duties assigned.
Assists with identification of patient
Participates in Time-Out process
Operates automatic scope washers and understands the principles of high level disinfection.
Cleans scopes manually according to guidelines set forth per manufacturer.
Understands the principles of cleaning the scopes manually
Keeps proper records and documents accordingly in daily logs in scope processing room.
Reports any problems or concerns with scopes or scope washers.
Age Specific/Developmental Guidelines
Performs duties using developmental considerations for age specific to GI Lab.
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