Company: Pipeline Health
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: June 15, 2022
For over 100 years, West Suburban Medical Center has supported
generations of families in the Oak Park and surrounding areas. Our
kind, caring hospital staff have a passion to heal and make a
difference in our community. We understand that our employees are
the heart of our facility. If you are looking for a family
atmosphere, a company committed to professional growth and a
culture that embraces our five core values of Quality. Innovation.
Service. Integrity. Transparency.
We offer a competitive benefits package including competitive
salary, 401(k) savings plan, medical/dental/vision/life insurance,
paid time-off program, Tuition reimbursement, etc.
Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator of the GI Lab and under the
supervision of a registered nurse and according to established
policies and procedures assists with endoscopy and out patient
procedures as a tech member of the endoscopy/procedural team.
Prepares instruments and supplies and maintains a clean and safe
working environment. While actual duties and responsibilities may
vary, the following are expectations of the work being
Proceeds to assigned room on time.
Ensures the presence of all instruments, equipment and supplies
necessary for endoscopy/out patient procedure in accordance with
doctors preference and established standards and in conjunction
with the procedure room nurse begins to set up before patient
arrives in room, inspects instruments and equipment to ensure
appropriate functionality, prepare required supplies, arrange
instruments, supplies and equipment.
Assists gastroenterologist as a technical assistant according to
prescribed standards. Passes instruments, devices and sponges
according to the doctors request and anticipation of needs. Assists
the physician with obtaining and retrieving specimens, foreign
bodies and previously placed therapeutic devices.
Utilizes strict sterile clean techniques in all appropriate
situations and monitors the use of such by other personnel.
Assists in the transportation and positioning of patients when
Assists the gastroenterologist with specimen collection working
collaboratively with the procedure room nurse for accurate
preparation and labeling.
Appropriately prepare instruments and devices for decontamination
by following specifications for pre-cleaning. Returns soiled
instruments and devices to the soiled utility room. Performs a
manual clean by then placing instruments and devices in appropriate
high level disinfection/sterilization machine/solutions.
Performs care, maintenance and appropriate storage of instruments
according to the manufacturers specifications, SGNA guidelines and
departmental policies. Performs daily routine maintenance of
reprocessing equipment according to the guidelines, standards and
Restocks supplies in the procedure and recovery rooms, remove
soiled linen bags to appropriate receptacle, cleans dirty patient
carts and prepares with clean linen, maintains reprocessing logs,
refrigerator logs and equipment repair logs. Evaluates equipment
and sends out for repair as necessary.
Assists in the orientation and development of other staff members.
Functions as a preceptor when appropriate.
Evaluates environmental safety and provides environment that is
safe based on the age and developmental status of the patient.
Assists in the Recovery Room with post procedure care under the
direction of the Recovery Room nurse. Documenting vital signs,
ambulating patients and provides for patients biological and
Assumes responsibility as a unit secretary during breaks, lunches
and staffing shortages as necessary.
Participates in departmental quality improvement initiatives.
Conforms to the established Standards of Behavior.
Other duties as assigned.
The level of knowledge normally acquired to be a Certified Nursing
Assistant, Medical Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician
One (1) to two (2) years of experience as a CNA, MA or EMT with
knowledge of aseptic technique preferred
Successful completion of CPR with current certification
Successful completion of GI Technician Program
West Suburban Medical Center and Pipeline Health Network provides
equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for
employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type
without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: From $18.00 per hour
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Endoscopy Tech: 2 years (Required)
BLS Certification (Required)
Work Location: One location
Keywords: Pipeline Health, Oak Park , GI Technician, Professions , Oak Park, Illinois
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