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GI Lab Endoscopy Assoc Tech

Date:  Jan 9, 2022
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  595641

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Prepares procedure rooms for endoscopic procedures, transports patients, processes scopes and instruments, provide technical services, assists during routine and complex endoscopic procedures, assists with clerical duties in support of the departments documentation to ensure activities meet operating and Parkland standards.

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:
-Must have two years¿ experience in a ¿procedure¿ area or general patient care.

Certification/Registration/Licensure:
-Must have current CPR-HeartSaver certification from one of the following:
o American Heart Association
o American Red Cross Rescuer
o Military Training Network.
-Must complete Associates GI Technical Specialist (GTS) or Advanced GI Technical Specialist (AGTS) training from the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. (SGNA) within six months of hire or placement in job.

-Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must demonstrate knowledge of therapeutic and interventional procedures including Bronchoscopy, ERCP, EUS, EUS with FNA, EMR, etc. in order to assist with all endoscopic procedures.
-Must demonstrate a working knowledge of endoscopic equipment and accessories in order to maintain high level disinfection, sterilization, monitor its general working condition and assist with its use
-Must be able to recognize and correct deviations from infection prevention procedures.
-Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and hospital staff orally and in writing.
-Must be able to set priorities and perform under stressful situations.
-Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
-Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill in meeting age related and handicapped patients' needs.
-Must be able to work a change in shift, flexible hours when work or on-call responsibilities require such changes.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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