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GI Technician PRN

Olathe, Kansas

Job ID: R-34464

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Overview

Our nurses are leaders and decision makers, working closely with physicians to provide the best care and most advanced treatments. On our team, you’ll work in an environment of respect and professionalism, and you’ll have the support to advance your nursing career in the direction you choose. Find out more about the wide variety of opportunities for nurses at The University of Kansas Health System.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

Job ID: R-34464 Job Type: Part time Location: Olathe, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

A GI Endoscopy Technician II, an unlicensed staff member, provides direct care to patients under the supervision of a RN, including obtaining vital signs, point of care testing, stocking unit supplies, and maintaining a clean functional work environment. Exhibits excellent customer service skills at all times. Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills related to delegated tasks. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Is self-directed and proactive in performing a variety of tasks as indicated in his/her role and as assigned based on patient care and unit needs. Will complete competencies for all therapeutic and diagnostic procedures before applying for promotion to this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Anticipates and prepares by obtaining supplies and specialty equipment, and sets up under clean technique prior to start of assigned procedures -
  • Demonstrates ability to set up, exchange out and troubleshoot all equipment, including taking responsibility for equipment management/planning for the day’s schedule and communicating issues
  • Assists physician during procedures and in cleaning procedure room after procedure
  • Maintains scope cleaning equipment and accessories
  • Maintains stock of supplies in procedure room during, between, and after procedures, and facilitates efficient turn-over of rooms to maintain room schedule
  • May assist with transportation of patients to ancillary departments or inpatient units as directed by licensed staff
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and/or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department
  • Will maintain and learn new competencies as new platforms and therapies are added (to include, but not limited, to ERCP’s, Advanced EUS, EMR, ESD, Cryotherapy, etc.)
  • Performs manual cleaning and high level disinfection of scopes
  • Will attend Train the Trainer HLD course provided by IPAC yearly
  • Performs vital signs such as recording temperatures, pulse rate, blood pressure, applies leads, and monitors EKG and cardiac monitoring
  • Prepares patients for procedures according to hospital and unit protocols
  • Reports all observed patient concerns and changes in condition to a licensed staff member
  • Must be able to meet call expectations of returning pages within 10 minutes of being paged and then reporting to hospital within 30 minutes. Actual call requirements not included in Job description will be addressed in the unit policies and procedures.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note:  These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.  Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit.  Other duties may be assigned as required.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • BLS Certification
  • Basic typing and PC/software experience
  • Competent in all therapeutic and diagnostic procedures
  • Completed HLD “train the trainer” class with IPAC
  • Completed Preceptor course for Technicians
  • Completed all SGNA GI Tech Specialist (GTS) and SGNA Advanced GI Tech Specialist (AGTS) testing modules
  • Worked as a GI Tech I for minimum of one year, with no written warnings or corrective action in the past 6 months OR minimum of one year prior experience in a GI Tech I equivalent position
  • Super user for all disposable supply and procedural equipment
  • Super user for all new incoming disposables and equipment/3rd party platform

Preferred:

  • Clinical education in: Medical Assistant, CNA, EMT or
  • LPN OR completion of 1-2 years nursing school

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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Quote

The main reason I love coming to work is because of the amazing team. We promote a nursing culture that encourages kindness and teamwork, and I absolutely love that about our hospital. Riley Ferree, RN

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Our robust medical, dental and vision package allows you to choose options that are best for your family. We offer life, disability, and accident insurance plus voluntary offerings such as critical illness insurance and identity theft protection.

  • Giving back

    In addition to the quality healthcare we provide, we have opportunities to serve externally in our community in activities throughout the year.

  • Team-based culture

    At the health system, we are a team. If you are highly skilled and motivated but don’t want to work in an “everyone for themselves” culture like many academic institutions have, this is your place.

  • Support and Resources

    We have a comprehensive wellness program with resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health. Our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes free counseling sessions and legal advice options.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We offer tuition reimbursement for formal education credits.

  • 401(a)

    We offer a retirement savings plan with an employer contribute.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at The University of Kansas Health System? Review the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right combination.

  • Compassionate
  • Acccountable to Team
  • Takes Initiative
  • Possesses Integrity
  • Patient-Focused
  • Desire to Grow & Develop

Our Culture

  • Work with a team that supports you, in a place where you will feel you belong and will make a difference. We empower staff to put the patient first in all things – even beyond clinical care. We value people.
  • Driven to serve: Every employee makes an impact, regardless of your role – no matter if you’re in scheduling, facilities or clinical staff. We know that each step of the process ultimately impacts the patient.
  • Our leadership is approachable, open-minded, and adaptable to challenges in healthcare.
  • We demonstrate values proudly and consistently. Values such as diversity and inclusion are important to our staff; there is a desire to see this reflected by the health system internally and externally.
  • Even though we are a large organization, our employees feel the health system’s resources, culture and commitment to quality allow them to provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Our health system welcomes patients and cases that other hospitals cannot. This represents our commitment to care and our passion to challenge ourselves and be the best.
  • We are a true healthcare leader in the region, rooted in experience and excellence.
  • We offer unique opportunities for professional development, as well as convenient pathways for onsite continuing education among healthcare professionals and staff – from GED to CEUs.
  • We make a difference in our communities by improving the health and lives of our patients.
  • We also support our communities through Health System Employees Reaching Out events.

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