Loyola University Health System

Melrose Park, Illinois

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Full time

The GI Lab Tech assists with basic endoscopic procedures (Colonoscopy and EGD), utilizing video endoscopes and specialized equipment, the obtaining of laboratory specimens, setting up and turning over procedure rooms, and the reprocessing of endoscopes. Assists the registered nurse and physician with the care of patients undergoing procedures involving the gastrointestinal tract.
Set up procedure rooms and equipment before and after each
procedure. Perform cleaning and disinfection of work surfaces.
Utilization of personal protective equipment.

Assist Registered Nurses and physicians with endoscopic procedures
utilizing endotherapy, and obtaining laboratory specimens. Utilization of
personal protective equipment. Assist with the transportation of
patients to and from procedure rooms, to pre or post procedure area.
Assist in the turning and positioning of patients. Assisting with the
application of monitoring equipment, oxygen, and suctioning; under the
supervision of the Registered Nurse.

Assist the Registered Nurses care for patients in the pre and post
procedural area: cleaning and dressing of procedure carts, escorting
discharged patients to the exit via wheelchair, assist with data collection
of vital signs and urine specimens.

Perform pre cleaning, manual cleaning, and high level disinfection of
endoscopes and accessories.

Perform errands and stocking: delivering laboratory specimens to the
laboratory, stock work areas with required equipment and linen,
maintain the procedure area by breaking down boxes, deliver or pick up
equipment from other areas of the hospital.

The tech may also participate in scheduling procedures in Epic computer

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