Endoscopy Technician, Days Full-Time

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2024 2:19 PM)
Job ID
2024-70447
Shift
Day
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code
743 Clerical
Union Bid Open Date
6/5/2024
Union Bid End Date
6/12/2024

Job Description

Join UChicago Medicine, as an Endoscopy Technician in our GI Procedures Department. 

 

The Endoscopy Technician is responsible for assisting in the collection of data for an objective assessment to identify the patient’s needs, problems, concerns or human responses. The Endoscopy Technician assists the M.D. as well as the RN (if applicable) in pre-op, intra procedure, and post-op. The Endoscopy Technician is responsible for assisting in procedure set-up, documentation of scope usage, pre-cleaning, transport, and other duties as assigned. The technician will also be responsible for procedures done in the inpatient setting and assist assisting in procedure set-up at the patient’s bedside, and appropriate documentation of scope usage, pre-cleaning, transport.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs any or all duties involving direct patient care as assigned by the nursing staff, manager and/or Medical Director of the procedural area within guidelines provided by UCH policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure inventories of endoscopic equipment and supplies.
  • Perform safety checks to verify proper equipment functioning.
  • Prepare suites, rooms, or bedside set-ups according to endoscopic procedure requirements.
  • Troubleshoot endoscopic equipment issues or escalate to appropriate party.
  • Position or transport patients in accordance with instructions from nursing and medical personnel.
  • Assist physicians or registered nurses in the conduct of endoscopic procedures.
  • Performs other duties assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • AHA CPR
  • One of the following: Surgical Technician, Medical Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, or experience in an endoscopy procedural area
  • Ability to read and write at 9th grade level, perform simple mathematical calculations, follow oral and written instructions, perform variety of tasks without direct supervision and perform duties requiring continuous physical effort.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification from a recognized professional organization (e.g. SGNA, IAHCSMM, CBSPD, etc.) 

 Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: 1.0, Full-time
  • Shift: Day, 7:00am-530pm
  • Unit/Department: GI Procedures
  • CBA Code: 743

Organizational Overview

Located in Historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is a not-for-profit integrated and academic health system of hospital and physician services, providing world class care since 1927. UChicago Medicine operates four hospitals and a state-of-the-art ambulatory-care facility located within a medical center campus of twenty interconnected buildings, along with several satellite facilities situated throughout Chicago’s south suburbs. In addition, Ingalls Memorial Hospital is located outside of the main medical campus in Harvey, IL. Today, UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Division, including Ingalls Memorial Hospital encompass over 800 beds and employ nearly 12,000 people, which includes more than 800 attending physicians, 1100 residents and fellows, and 2,600 nurses.

 

UChicago Medicine’s mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient’s dignity and individuality. UChicago Medicine has established a market identity “At the Forefront of Medicine”, and has consistently been able to attract a critical mass of talented physicians, healthcare professionals and staff to treat the most complex clinical problems. In recognition of this excellence, U.S. News and World Report rank many of our programs as among the best in the United States.

 

Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.

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Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.

University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

 

The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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