Endoscopy Tech II

CHI St. Luke's Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston, TX

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Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a
world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962
by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in
Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a
Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home
to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San
Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients
annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of
Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at
Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist
University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Position Summary

Has a wide range of specialized duties in the endoscopy setting.
They must already have the skills of an Endoscopy Technician; possess a
thorough understanding of endoscopy equipment, high level disinfection of scope
and devices;  and supplies and display above average interpersonal communication
skills, with the ability to interact with staff, physicians, vendors, and other
department personnel.


Minimum Requirements:


Education and Licensure:


High school Diploma/GED

Gastrointestinal Technical
Specialist (GTS) preferred ;  GTS or Advanced GI Technical Specialist
(AGTS) is required at BSLMC


Minimum Experience:

Four (4) Years of patient care experience, of
which one (1) year as an Endoscopy Tech

Minimum Knowledge,
Skills, and Abilities

Must be familiar with endoscopic computerized
technology associated with endoscopy equipment and technical documentation.

Must be able to perform and adapt to fast paced
and busy environment. 

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to work in the following
environments: patient care unit areas (nursing unit, outpatient clinic),
exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues, exposure to harmful
chemicals, and radiation

• Ability to use a computer or keyboard continuously on a daily basis.

• Ability to stand continuously on a daily basis.

• Ability to walk, reach, life/carry up to 10 pounds, push/pull up to 50
pounds – frequently, 34%-66% of the time.

• Ability to sit, life/carry 10-50 pounds, and push/pull more than 50
pounds – occasionally up to 33% of the time.



1. Perform tech 1 duties  

2. Daily accountability of available scopes, equipment,  and supplies for
use, assist with  scope repair and loaner process ( in the absence of the
lead or tech supervisor  or as designated by the unit leadership

3. Accurate record keeping and maintenance of scope cleaning and reprocessing
steps and equipment disinfection/sterilization process. Able to assist and
identify air scope repair and loaners process in the absence of the lead or
tech supervisor, or as designated by the unit leadership.

4. Plays a supportive role in assessing needs of unit for changing par levels
of equipment and accessories and relaying such information in a timely manner
to the lead or tech supervisor and or unit leadership.

5. Assists with in servicing staff on all new equipment and accessories, as
well as helping to in-service staff on other equipment and procedures as
needed. Assist with annual competencies of endoscopy staff.

6. Assists with initiation and follow up of scope washer maintenance...i.e.
solution checks, solution and filter changes.

7. Assists with troubleshooting of Pentax equipment, i.e. video processors and

8. Scope Knowledge: regarding image quality, color levels, air/water
functioning, channel sizes and compatibility with accessories.

9. Is a resource for physicians and staff with the ProVation and epic system.

10. Serves a mentor or preceptor to new technical staff 

11. Troubleshooting electrical issues/ contact Biomed as needed


Additional Information

Requisition ID: 2019-R0261680

Schedule: Full-time

Market: CHI St. Luke's Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

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