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    Summary

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, but schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the service.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

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    Responsibilities

    The Medical Instrument Technician - Gastroenterolgy (MIT-GI) is responsible for assisting the practitioner in endoscopic procedures, such as esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), Colonoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement, sigmoidoscopy and small bowel enteroscopy (single balloon enteroscopy or push enteroscopy). The knowledge base is advanced to allow complex problem solving with patient needs, ability to vary routine based off of the workload and anticipate the needs of nursing and physician staff to set-up and perform procedures as directed. The MIT-GI insures proper utilization and set up of equipment, and reprocesses endoscopic reusable medical equipment (RME). The MIT-GI is also responsible to assist with non-endoscopic procedures performed in the GI lab, and unplug PEG tubes. Performs tasks autonomously, with minimal direction. Responsible to manage assigned tasks, performing routine data searches to ensure quality monitors are tracked and maintained; initiates and tracks self inspection tasks to adhere to Federal and JCAHO standards. Daily interaction with physicians and patients occurs in an outpatient procedure orientated environment. Computer skills are required. The MIT-GI will have standard knowledge of medical terminology to interpret physician orders or instructions, knowledge of common physical disabilities and how to position patients for the examination or treatment. The position requires patient interaction skills, telephone triaging and communication skills, procedure set-up/clean up, clinic check-in, and scheduling.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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