Endoscopy Tech II

Requisition ID
2020-129836
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Endoscopy
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
11AM- 7PM
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Location
TX-HOUSTON

Overview

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.

Position Summary

Has a wide range of specialized duties in the endoscopy setting. They must already have the skills of an Endoscopy Technician; possess a thorough understanding of endoscopy equipment, high level disinfection of scope and devices; and supplies and display above average interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to interact with staff, physicians, vendors, and other department personnel.

Responsibilities

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform tech 1 duties  
  • Daily accountability of available scopes, equipment,  and supplies for use, assist with  scope repair and loaner process ( in the absence of the lead or tech supervisor  or as designated by the unit leadership
  • Accurate record keeping and maintenance of scope cleaning and reprocessing steps and equipment disinfection/sterilization process. Able to assist and identify air scope repair and loaners process in the absence of the lead or tech supervisor, or as designated by the unit leadership.
  • Plays a supportive role in assessing needs of unit for changing par levels of equipment and accessories and relaying such information in a timely manner to the lead or tech supervisor and or unit leadership.
  • Assists with in servicing staff on all new equipment and accessories, as well as helping to in-service staff on other equipment and procedures as needed. Assist with annual competencies of endoscopy staff.
  • Assists with initiation and follow up of scope washer maintenance...i.e. solution checks, solution and filter changes.
  • Assists with troubleshooting of Pentax equipment, i.e. video processors and monitors.
  • Scope Knowledge: regarding image quality, color levels, air/water functioning, channel sizes and compatibility with accessories.
  • Is a resource for physicians and staff with the ProVation and epic system.
  • Serves a mentor or preceptor to new technical staff 
  • Troubleshooting electrical issues/ contact Biomed as needed

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

 

Education and Licensure:

  • High school Diploma/GED
  • Gastrointestinal Technical Specialist (GTS) preferred ;  GTS or Advanced GI Technical Specialist (AGTS) is required at BSLMC

Minimum Experience:

  • Four (4) Years of patient care experience, of which one (1) year as an Endoscopy Tech

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be familiar with endoscopic computerized technology associated with endoscopy equipment and technical documentation.
  • Must be able to perform and adapt to fast paced and busy environment. 

 

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