WellStar Health Systems GI Lab Tech in atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The GI Lab Technician 2 assists the nurses and physicians in providing care for the endoscopy patient and is competent in ERCP, EUS and Wall Stint placement. The technician also supports the area with duties that include, but are not limited to preparation of the procedure room and sterile field to ensure a safe patient care environment including gathering all required instruments and supplies and serving as surgical assistant. The job also includes transportation of patients and equipment, stocking/maintaining supplies, care and maintenance of endoscopes and their accessories contributing to the daily functions of the unit. Collaboration with all members of the Wellstar health care team. Must be proficient with all cases done in GI lab and have at least (2-3) years of acute GI Lab experience.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: High school graduate or GED.

Required Minimum Certification: SGNA certification required, or must be completed within 6 months.

Required Minimum Experience: (2-3) year’s acute Endoscopy experience required. Successful completion of on the job training with documentation of orientation and all competencies met including assisting competency in ERCP and EUS, and Wall Stent Placement (specific competencies determined by facility of employment)

Required Minimum Skills:

Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; BCLS required. Ability to collaborate with other health care providers in the provision of patient care; Competency in all aspects of GI procedures, patient positioning, exposure factors and radiation protection; Ability to delegate to other team members as required; Ability to multi-task is essential: Ability to function in stressful and emergent situations essential; Strong detail orientation required; Proficiency in all GI procedures required, with emphasis on EUS and ERCP cases. Ability to function as preceptor to other GI techs required. Computer skills may be required; Emergency call coverage required.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department GI Lab Tech 2

Facility WellStar Atlanta Medical Center

Category Nursing Support

City Atlanta

Shift Days, Various

State Georgia