Medical Instrument Technician (MIT) functions as member of the GI/ENDO multidisciplinary team and assist the RN in the care of patients in acute, sub-acute, or chronic states of illness. The GI MIT delivers fundamental, knowledge-based care to assigned patients while developing technical competencies. Maintains, evaluates, troubleshoots and performs on site adjustment for all technical equipment and accessories. Under direct supervision learn to assist in obtain biopsies, brushing, inflation of balloon dilators, polypectomy, injection of dye during ERCP. Learn process for sterilization of endoscopes, check of leaks of all scopes, perform preventive maintenance and minor repairs all equipment. Learn inventory process and demonstrate ability to maintain adequate inventory of supplies in endoscopy. Prepares patients for procedures and room turnover activities, including proper patient position during the procedure and attaching monitoring devices. Performs cleaning and stocking of items in procedure room, cabinets/ drawers, video stand, and monitors: Assist with pre and post procedure education, patient care to include vital sign measurements, scheduling and/or rescheduling of patients for procedures. Prepare and process RME in accordance with protocol. Provision of care during emergent and on call endoscopic procedures. Assumes other duties and responsibilities as appropriate to the position. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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