GI Technician

Employer
Virginia Hospital Center
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Oct 26, 2021
Closes
Oct 28, 2021
Ref
166435090
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview GI Technician Ae you an experienced Gastrointestinal Unit (GI) Technician? Are you looking for your next opportunity? We are looking for a self-motivated GI Tech who will be responsible for the technical functions related to assisting with GI procedures. The functions of this role include preparing the procedure room; assisting with the procedure; management, troubleshooting, and cleaning of equipment and instrumentation; and stocking, ordering, and tracking supplies. As a member of the Mayo Clinic Network and a Magnet Hospital, we are dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for our patients and employees. Come join a hospital that dedicated to you and your career. Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years. - Earning the 2016 Top Hospital award from the Leapfrog Group for excellence in hospital safety and quality for the second year in a row, VHC consistently achieves the highest levels of patient satisfaction. - Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations). - VHC is the largest Hospital in the region that was named a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Four-Star Hospital, and is also designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. - In 2016, VHC earned the Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award and the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from HealthGrades. - VHC is a 394-bed, all-private room Hospital that strives to provide continued excellence for our employees and patients. Qualifications * High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred. * Completion of GI or OR Technician courses are preferred. * One year of GI Tech experience is preferred. Responsibilities * Is able to assist with all GI procedures, using all GI equipment safely and skillfully. * Assist with positioning of patient and application of monitoring equipment (eg EKG monitor, blood pressure cuff, pulse oximeter) and oxygen delivery devices (eg nasal prongs, O2 mask). * Cleans scopes and prepares them for disinfection, according to Unit policy/procedure and manufacturer's guildelines. * Identifies dangerous complications in the GI patient, ie obstructed airway, lowered oxygen saturation or blood pressure. * Responds to monitor alarms immediately, obtaining assistance without delay for any problem that is not rapidly resolved (eg replacing pulse oximeter sensor on digit). * Works with the RN to ensure accurate labeling of specimens, transporting to the appropriate pick-up box, and proper recording in specimen log book. Benefits Pay & Benefits: In addition to salary, the benefit package includes paid major holidays, vacation/sick time, health & dental insurance, and 401(k)

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