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Texas Health Dallas

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is seeking an ERCP Tech (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Tech) in the Gastro Lab Department.

Full Time: 40 hours per week
Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm
Call required

Minimum Education Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Successful completion of CPR within 30 days of hire required. Certified Nurse's Aide, Medical Assistant, EMT, or military corpsmen preferred

Minimum Experience Requirements:
3 years GI clinical experience required
ERCP experience preferred
Minimum Skill Requirements:
A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, advanced technical skills and ability to function in a fast-paced environment

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
- Follow patient care plans per unit guidelines.

- Priorities of care are revised according to patient/physician needs.

- Communicate information timely, complete, accurate and reported to appropriate team member.

- Assist with vital signs, orients patient to room, verified patient identification with armband.

- Prior to GI and biliary procedure, sets up room, and verifies necessary equipment and supplies are available and functioning properly.

- Prepare any additional equipment that may be necessary after individual patient assessment.

- Knowledge of GI and biliary disease processes and procedures to efficiently anticipate procedural events.

- Handle instrumentation from basic diagnostic to complex therapeutic procedures.

- Operate and troubleshoot fluoroscopy equipment efficiently.

- Perform procedure for time-out, including confirmation of correct patient, correct site, correct procedure and available equipment in correct time sequence.

- Utilize two patient identifiers prior to performing procedures.

- Follow hand hygiene and infection control guidelines, wears required PPE when appropriate.

- Complete Safety checklists/quality controls as required.

- Incorporate age specific safety measures under the supervision of a nurse

- Disinfect/operation of automated scope washer or manual wash.

- Label specimens correctly.

- Verify correct information on EndoPro, and for endoscope reprocessing.

- Assist in Prep/Obs as available.

- Provide transport assistance of patient belongings

- Assist with environmental sanitation of the GI Lab.

- Individualize care based upon age specific needs for the listed age groups.

- Utilize equipment appropriate to age group.

- Adapt technical procedures to reflect age-specific and developmental considerations.

- Gather, document and report Age- specific pain data to the nurse.

- Communication is adapted based on age specific needs.

- Provide interventions that support developmental and age-specific needs per unit-specific criteria.

- Consider cultural and religious beliefs in delivery of care

- Perform other duties as requested.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neuroscience, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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