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Endoscopy Tech I-Full Time

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/11/2017
Job Title: 
Endoscopy Tech I-Full Time
Job Category:   Clinical:Patient Care Aide/Tech
Location:   Houston
Texas
 
Job Description:   **Endoscopy Tech I-Full Time** **Description** **Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center** A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University. **POSITION SUMMARY** Assist the physician and registered nurse in caring for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures. Responsible for maintenance and disinfection of endoscopic and accessory equipment. **POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES** 1. Cleans and disinfects endoscopes and accessory equipment 2. Documents the cleaning/disinfection of all endoscopes on appropriate logs 3. Prepares accessory equipment for sterilization and Delivers these to Central Sterile Processing at the end of day 4. Documents dates of change of disinfection solution 5. Responsible for assessing equipment on a daily basis and notification of any equipment damage to the Nurse Manager 6. Responsible for set-up and clean-up of procedure room and supply carts, pre and post procedure 7. Performs as an assistant to the physician during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as directed by the physician or registered nurse 8. Cleans and re-stocks unit supplies and accessories 9. Performs transporter duties as necessary 10. Provides assistance with skilled nursing care as directed by RN 11. Assists with orientation of new personnel 12. Delivers and picks up lab specimens and patient care supplies and equipment 13. Provides delegated clerical support 14. Communicates with patient's family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous and professional manner **Qualifications** **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS** **Minimum Education:** + High School Diploma/GED **Minimum Experience:** + One (1) Year of Experience + Must be familiar with computerized technology associated with endoscopy equipment **Job** Allied Health **Primary Location** TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST. LUKES OMT **Daily Schedule** Days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0133190
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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