The Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit provides intra-procedure care to adult patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures and studies, bronchoscopy, and minor procedures. The department is open Monday – Friday 7:00am-5:30pm and one Sunday per month. The GI Techs take rotated mandatory overnight call on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
The GI Technician assists the RN and Physician by being an expert with the technical components, supplies and equipment involved in Endoscopy procedures. In addition to assisting the provider throughout the diagnostic and therapeutic procedure, the GI Tech sets up and turns around the room pre and post procedure. The GI Tech assists with Endoscopy procedures in the ICU and Operating Room as needed and is responsible for transporting appropriate equipment to set up in these other locations. 24 hr call once per week as well as one weekend every 6 weeks is a requirement of this position. The GI Tech is also responsible for pre-cleaning and decontamination of the endoscope.
Assist physicians and RN with GI diagnostic and therapeutic procedures:
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