Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/13/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 0101.55225 Endoscopy

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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GI Technician- Endoscopy Department- Per diem- BLS Required

We are fighting for a healthier world and a new era of wellness!

Over a decade ago, we set out to build an entirely different kind of health care company from the ground up—one that unlocks access to affordable, high-quality, and economically sustainable care and wellness in ways never imagined. Today, we are one of the largest private, physician-led health care networks—caring for millions of people across the U.S. Our transformative, fully integrated model represents a new beginning for America’s health care system and others around the world.

We have hospitals across 7 states serving over 800 communities, with more than 43,000 employees. We are ushering in a new day of world class health care. From renowned pediatricians, sports medicine specialists and cardiac surgeons to state-of-the-art hospitals, urgent care centers and medical practices, we can offer easier access to high-quality affordable health care to people nationwide — when they need it and where they want it.

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a Boston University Teaching Hospital, provides patients and families access to some of Boston’s most respected physicians and advanced treatments offering specialized care, including:

  • Advanced Center for Cardiac Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic surgery program; Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Award-winning bariatric surgery program
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • State-of-the-art emergency care with short wait times

Our medical staff, made up of some of the highest rated physicians in Boston, treats patients in our community practices in neighborhoods, including Allston, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Newton, Watertown and Weston.


  • Grow with a health system that supports career advancement
  • Competitive Pay & Salary Increases
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Locations close to home, that support work-life balance
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k via Fidelity, for eligible employees, with company match
  • Tuition Assistance / Reimbursement
  • Family atmosphere and team approach that provides flexibility
  • Opportunities to grow your career, and not change your employer
  • And much more!

Job Summary –

The GI Tech is an integral part of the model of care for outpatients and inpatients receiving complex therapeutic GI procedures.


Minimum Education/Experience:â¯

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Previous experience working in GI/Endo preferred.

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems to meet desired outcomes.
  • Able to communicate effectively.
  • Manual dexterity to perform job function.
  • Shall be accountable for maintaining patient confidentiality and security for all medical center related, medical staff related, and patient related data and information.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to work in close proximity to staff registered nurses, physicians and patients.
  • Ability to complete mathematical calculations required to perform daily tasks.
  • Ability to take directions from others.
  • Demonstrates mature and professional demeanor.


  • Graduate of CNA or Surgical tech program preferred.
  • BLS Required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides and/or assists with physical care needs and environmental support needs of the patient as appropriate
  • Communicates significant patient factors in a timely manner
  • Has knowledge of normal values for vital signs and O2 saturation and notifies RN of abnormal values
  • Performs initial application and re-application of telemetry monitor leads and electrodes
  • Assists with Endoscopy procedures. Prepares room for procedure and assists with turnover
  • Assists MD with procedure including EUS Barrux, ERCP, EMR, application of abdominal pressure, manipulation of endoscopic accessory devices (e.g. forceps, snars, ballons, boogies, and cautery devices), and manipulation of endoscopes (eg. Maintaining endoscope position while the endoscopist performs complex tasks), and cleaning and preparation of endoscopes.
  • Assists with collection of specimens/ Transports specimens as directed
  • Assists with patient positioning
  • Assists with care of recovering patient under the direction of the RN
  • Demonstrates ability to respond productively in a variety of emergency situations providing direct and indirect patient care activities
  • May provide emergency initial basic airway management while notifying RN of emergency situation
  • Assists with inventory supply. Maintains inventory and restocks supplies in procedural rooms
  • Basic knowledge and maintenance of tubes and drains
  • Performs glucose testing and routine quality control
  • Applies and removes the sequential compressive devices appropriately
  • Accompanies patient at discharge as directed by the registered nurse
  • Restocks procedural rooms/scope cleaning room daily
  • Maintains and cares for special supplies and equipment, including suction canisters and monitors
  • Transports patients
  • Reports damaged or lost equipment and instruments
  • Cleans and maintains all endoscopes used in GI procedures and maintains records
  • Maintains cleaning room in a sanitary condition
  • Adheres to cleaning and maintenance guidelines as established by manufacturing company and meets quality control guidelines
  • Maintains record of tests performed on cleaning solutions
  • Performs video capsule procedure and documentation
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

1. Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).

2. Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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