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Emory Healthcare/Emory University GID Lab Technician in Atlanta, Georgia

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Description

9am - 7:30pm/ Full Time/ 40 Hours, 10 hour shift.

Salary range - $19.36- $26.36

We're seeking a GI Lab Tech for Emory University Hospital responsible for being a capable certified technician who cares about the quality of their work an ensuring the safety for all patients.

This individual will:

  • Assists the physician in performing all routine and complex gastro-intestinal diagnostic procedures.

  • Orients and trains lower level technicians, provides pre and post-operative education to patients, reviews procedure schedule and makes suggestions to improve workflow.

  • Deals directly with other hospital departments to schedule patient procedures, order supplies, or conduct in-service education to other staff members of the hospital.

  • Performs techniques using specialized equipment such as endoscopes, light sources, and GID accessory equipment, cautery and photocoagulation, monitoring equipment, peritoneoscopy equipment, motility machines, or other related equipment; performs preventive maintenance on equipment and troubleshoots equipment problems.

  • Knows inventory standards and location of equipment and supplies; communicates low inventory to manager and orders supplies from other departments.

  • Properly disposes of broken equipment. Sets up and assists the gastroenterologist with procedures such as gastroscopy, dilatation, colonoscopy, electrocoaugtery, flexible protoscopy, anoscopy, peritoneoscopy, liver biopsy, sclerosis, motility, secretin studies, gastric analysis, small bowel endoscopy, transesophageal cardiography, or other procedures. Assists the gastroenterologist with specimen collection for biopsy, cytology, fecal, viral cultures, duedenal aspirate, and others. Operate EKG and other monitoring equipment, discontinue IV fluids, begin and assist in CPR, administer oxygen, monitor vital signs during endoscopy or recovery room procedures and notify the physician of any abnormalities or significant changes. Under nursing or physician supervision, may draw-up and administer medications.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years Gastro-Intestinal Diagnostic Laboratory Technician experience.

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Emory Healthcare (EHC), part of Emory University (EUV), is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia and the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet® designated ambulatory practice. We are made up of 11 hospitals-4 Magnet® designated, the Emory Clinic, and more than 425 provider locations. The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia, with more than 3,450 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties.

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Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs., 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs., 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs., 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs. max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs.; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Endoscopy Unit

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 132257

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 9a-7:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $19.36/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $26.36/Hr.

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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