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Endoscopy Technician - Advanced

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Belleville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Information About this Position Flexible start time between 6:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. On Call required 1day a week and rotating weekendsCompany and Job OverviewMemorial Hospital Belleville is an acute care hospital offering medical and surgical services plus critical and emergency care including Children's at Memorial for pediatric emergency care. It provides patients a full complement of diagnostic and treatment services as well as heart and vascular care. Memorial, offering medical and surgical services plus critical care, is an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care and is designated as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health. In addition, Memorial Belleville recently was accredited by the American College of Radiology as a designated Lung Cancer Screening Center. Since 2008, it has been designated as a Magnet-recognized organization for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.Memorial Hospital Shiloh, a 94-bed, all-private suite hospital was recognized with Magnet status in 2018 and provides emergency care, labor & delivery, nursery, medical and surgical services plus critical care.Role PurposeThe 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.Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or GED 2-5 Years ExperiencePreferred QualificationsBenefits StatementNote: 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 CenterLegal StatementThe 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

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Belleville , Endoscopy Technician - Advanced, Professions , Belleville, Illinois

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