Additional Information About the Role
- 10 Hour Shifts
- Day Shift
- Benefits Eligible
- Previous Endoscopy or Patient Care Experience Preferred
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St. Louis Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children’s hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children’s provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to “do what’s right for kids.”
Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children’s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.
St. Louis Children’s consistently ranks among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2021, St. Louis Children’s was one of eight children’s hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children’s has been designated as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC).
The Advanced Endoscopy Technician possesses advanced knowledge and skills necessary to perform advanced interventional endoscopic procedures that support and assist the work of the physician, RN and Endoscopy Team. Responsible for the care of instrumentation before, during and after endoscopy procedures.
ResponsibilitiesUtilizes knowledge of the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the organs related to the GI tract. Demonstrates a variety of advanced technical procedural skills including EUS machine, Endoscopy processors, ERBE , placement of esophageal, duodenal and colonic stents, Electrohydraulic lithotripsy, cyst gastrostomies, pancreatic necrosectomies, single balloon enteroscopy, radio-frequency ablation, and knowledge in the use of omega medical imaging equipmentFacilitates and provides staff training and education in assisting with advanced endoscopic procedure as well as oversight of scope handling, preparation and care of the scopes.Demonstrates advanced knowledge in interventions used during endoscopy including wire manipulations, clips, assisting in performing of cyst gastrostomy and combined EUS/ERCP procedures.Assists the physician with capturing of fluoroscopic images and image transfers as well as trouble shooting of equipment and tools, utilizing proficiencies in the use of fluoroscopy equipment.Assists physician in multidisciplinary OR procedures in collaboration with other multidisciplinary teams, such as St. Louis Children?s Hospital.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Benefits and Legal Statement
BJC Total Rewards
At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
- Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
- Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
- 401(k) plan with BJC match
- Tuition Assistance available on first day
- BJC Institute for Learning and Development
- Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
- Adoption assistance
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