HCA, Hospital Corporation of America GI Technician II - GI Lab (Days) in San Antonio, Texas
The GI Tech I assists with procedures, ensuring continuous quality of care is provided to patient’s age adolescent to geriatric in the GI Lab under the direction of a qualified physician or Licensed Practitioner.
Essential Job Functions: 1. Demonstrates effective clinical skills utilizing time, equipment and supplies efficiently and properly, pre, intra and post procedure. Maintains accountability for instruments, supplies and sharps, throughout the procedure. 2. Handles specimens ensuring proper placement and labeling in conjunction with the RN caring for the patient. 3. Performs clinical actions as defined in annual competency and skills checklists. Demonstrates competence in all areas of gastroenterology: procedure preparation, technical factors and equipment maintenance and safety. 4. Complete assignments independently and works as part of a team; takes instructions from supervisors; exercises problem-solving skills; and interacts with co-workers, supervisors, patients, vendors and the public in a professional and pleasant manner. 5. Understands and utilizes infection control standards related to disposable and non-disposable equipment. Incorporates patient safety in all areas of their technical practice including transporting patients to and from the department. 6. Provides specialized care to patients, as delegated by a licensed practitioner and communicates changes in patient condition to the physician or licensed practitioner.
WORKING CONDITIONS ( x ) INSIDE: Spends approximately 40 hours or more per week inside. ( ) OUTSIDE: Spend approximately __ hours per week outside (driving/running work related errands). ( ) BOTH: The activities occur inside and outside in approximately equal amounts. WORK POSITIONS: (defined in 5% increments of work time): Sitting 20 % Standing 50% Walking 30% LIFTING/CARRYING DEMANDS ( ) SEDENTARY WORK: Lifting 10 lbs. maximum and occasional lifting and/or carrying articles. ( ) LIGHT WORK: Lifting 20 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying articles weighing up to 10 lbs. (x) MEDIUM WORK: Lifting 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs. ( ) HEAVY WORK: Lifting 100 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 lbs. ( ) VERY HEAVY WORK: Lifting objects in excess of 100 lbs. with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing more than 50 lbs. ( ) Ability to lift, push and pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker) the weight of an average patient specific to the department. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Some Freq None Some Freq None X Lifting/carrying X Repetitive arm/ Hand movements X Pushing/pulling X Eye-hand-foot coordination X Stooping/kneeling/ Bending X Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination) X Crawling Finger dexterity X Climbing Color vision X Balance X Vision acuity – far X Depth Perception X Vision acuity – near X Hearing Acuity
Birth – 1 year = Neonatal/Infant X 18 – 64 years = Adult 1 - 11 years = Child/Pediatric X 65 years = Geriatric X 12 - 17 years = Adolescent N/A = No responsibility to treat/care for patients MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS X Manage stress appropriately X Make decisions under Pressure Manage anger/ fear/ hostility/violence of others Handle multiple priorities Work alone Work in confined or crowded areas HAZARDS Some Freq None Some Freq None X Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents X Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy X Exposure to extreme conditions, hot/cold X Exposure to high-pitched noise X Exposure to dust/fumes/helicopter X Exposure to communicable diseases X Exposure to moving mechanical parts X Blood-borne pathogen exposure X Exposure to potential electric shock X Gaseous risk exposure X Adverse weather conditions X Dangerous driving conditions X Exposure to laser beams
Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics (KSAOs) Minimum Education and Experience: None Minimum License and Certificates Required: None
Title: GI Technician II - GI Lab (Days)
Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital
Requisition ID: 02531-71775