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Providence GI Technician I in Torrance, California

Description:

Providence is calling a GI Technician I (Part time/Variable shift) at our Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance , CA.

We are seeking a GI Technician I who will provide care to all patients, including pediatrics, adults and geriatrics by assisting the team during GI procedures. Must demonstrate independence and competence in the duties on a variety of procedures. The GI Technician assists the team in preparing case set-up and equipment during the case assists the physician and clean up thereafter. May take call at night and weekends on a rotational basis to cover any emergencies.

In this position you will:

  • Responsible to support and carry out the Core Values on a daily basis, by practicing the Service Excellence Standards as outlined in the ABC’s of Service Excellence, appended to this job description

  • Demonstrate the Core Values of the organization when performing the role of GI Technician with all internal and external customers. Greet patients, public, physicians, and offers assistance whenever possible

  • Communicate effectively via open, straightforward communication, including the use of listening skills and by accessing the appropriated chain of command

  • Display team spirit, compassion, respect, honesty, politeness and accountability when dealing with all customers

  • Demonstrate a team approach by participating in in-services, meetings, committees, and hospital activities both internally and externally

  • Demonstrate an awareness of patients’ rights, including privacy issues, confidentiality and understand of patients’ advance directives

  • Comply with organization – wide nursing and departmental specific policies and procedures, including working knowledge

  • Actively create an environment of safe deliverer of patient care and functions with a constant awareness of safety issues identified including immediately correcting/reporting any unsafe conditions

  • Anticipate the needs of the team and assist on the delivery of cases directed by the Registered Nurse

  • Perform assigned duties and related procedures. Assists team during the GI procedure. Anticipate physicians’ needs, instruments, etc. before needed by the team

  • Update and maintain physicians’ preference lists. Document new preference lists when none exist

  • Time management is essential. When not in on a procedure, time must be utilized to support the work flow of the department. Time may be utilized to transport cases, assist co-workers, clean and stock rooms and any other support functions that may occur

  • Assure that specimen is correctly labeled and the documentation is correct. Verify the specimen with team member. Transport as necessary

  • Consistently replace supplies and initiate orders of depleted supplies. Restock daily as assigned

  • Check equipment and reports malfunctions. Practices careful, efficient use of supplies and follow established charge procedure for patient care items

  • Willingly flexe scheduled work hours in a fair and consistent manner

  • Report to work on time and follows on-call policy

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Hospital Information System. Communicate patient information and change to Patient Care Leader/ RN. Maintain confidentiality of all patient and hospital-related information

  • Act as a team problem solver by being an active member of unit/staff meetings and other committees

  • Understand and is responsible to perform within the general scope of practice

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth. Attend staff development activities of department. Participate in in-services and committees, as assigned

  • Participate in and can articulate department and hospital performance improvement projects

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current BLS certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Recent graduate of accredited Surgical technologist school

  • Certified Surgical Technologist

  • 1 year experience in GI Lab

About the location you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Endoscopy Techs

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 261808

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