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GI Technician, GI Lab, 9a-5:30p (Weekend Day Call Rotation)

Job Description

Job ID: 1197475
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
 

The GI Lab provides diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with the latest technology and treatment modalities. Staff include Certified Nurses, technicians and physicians specially trained in the complete care of the Gastrointestinal system. Endoscopic examinations of the upper and lower GI tract are performed under the guidance of Board Certified anesthesiologists. The GI Lab has convenient access and scheduling for the out-patient population, and the immediate support from all of Boone Hospitals' amenities as needed or desired for treatment and consultation. Our care spectrum includes state of the art diagnostic esophageal manometry and pH testing, screening procedures for esophageal and colon cancer as well as ongoing care and treatment for diseases of the GI tract, pancreatic and liver disorders and cancer.


Overview


Role Purpose

The Advanced Endoscopy Technician possesses advanced knowledge and skills necessary to perform advanced interventional endoscopic procedures that support and assist the work of the physician, RN and Endoscopy Team. Responsible for the care of instrumentation before, during and after endoscopy procedures.


Responsibilities

  • Utilizes knowledge of the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the organs related to the GI tract. Demonstrates a variety of advanced technical procedural skills including EUS machine, Endoscopy processors, ERBE , placement of esophageal, duodenal and colonic stents, Electrohydraulic lithotripsy, cyst gastrostomies, pancreatic necrosectomies, single balloon enteroscopy, radio-frequency ablation, and knowledge in the use of omega medical imaging equipment
  • Facilitates and provides staff training and education in assisting with advanced endoscopic procedure as well as oversight of scope handling, preparation and care of the scopes.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge in interventions used during endoscopy including wire manipulations, clips, assisting in performing of cyst gastrostomy and combined EUS/ERCP procedures.
  • Assists the physician with capturing of fluoroscopic images and image transfers as well as trouble shooting of equipment and tools, utilizing proficiencies in the use of fluoroscopy equipment.
  • Assists physician in multidisciplinary OR procedures in collaboration with other multidisciplinary teams, such as St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer