MemorialCare – Saddleback Medical Centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women’s health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.
Saddleback Medical Center (Orange County, CA) has consistently been named one of Healthgrades’ America’s 50 Best Hospitals, an achievement gained by just 1% of the nation’s hospitals. It has also been honored among Truven Health Analytics’ Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County’s #1 Best Hospital in the Orange County Register’s Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker’s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters’ lists of America’s Best Hospitals. Saddleback’s U.S. News & World Report “high-performance” ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
The GI Lab technician supports the department of Surgical Services in the provision of patient care by the providing assistance during GI procedures in a safe and effective manner under the direction of a Registered Nurse and physician. The GI Lab tech also collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe and effective patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcome while supporting fiscal and quality care goals. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to: management and maintenance of instruments and equipment, specimen collection, advanced knowledge of diagnostic/therapeutic procedures, support to patient flow within department and orientation and training of new personnel. This position requires the ability to be at work and be on time for the assigned shift as well as meet all call requirements.
* One year GI Lab Tech experience in acute or outpatient setting * Computer, order entry and word processing experience preferred * GI procedure, including ERCP nursing experience, highly preferred
* Completion of a GI Tech program highly preferred * Current BLS * GI Tech Certification preferred * ERCP trained/assist highly preferred * Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred