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Endoscopy Tech - Advanced

Job Description


Job ID: 1206839
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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, 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