Part-time LPN/Surgery Technician - GI Lab -Lakewood (48 hour
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Kansas City, MO 64106
Part-time LPN/Surgery Technician – GI Lab -Lakewood (48 hours/pay period, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm)
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.
The role of the Gastroenterology (GI) endoscopic technician is to prepare instruments and equipment for GI procedures and assist in the procedure room; provide quality and safety to the patient guided by principles of procedural care; anticipates the physician’s needs intra-procedurally; is flexible and works well under ever changing conditions. The GI tech assists in a wide variety of different procedures and has knowledge and skill to adapt to changes in the patient’s condition under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The GI tech provides therapeutic services necessary for the care of the patient within their scope of care. The GI tech will also provide services within their scope in the Clinic, recovery area and assisting with Unit Clerk duties. The GI tech must be competent in the handling, cleaning and processing of all equipment and flexible endoscopes used in procedures as well as documenation of cleaning and high level disinfection processes.
+ High school graduate or GED required.
+ 6 months previous GI Technician or Surgical Technician (ST) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
+ Current BCLS certification is required prior to hire; certification must be kept current for the duration of employment.
+ Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
OR formal training in the military as a surgical corpsman or medic OR a minimum of 6 months demonstrated scrub experience performing a wide variety of procedures.
+ Ability to stand for the majority of the work time; sometimes wearing a 10 lb. x-ray apron for several hours at a time; lifting 50 lbs., pushing/pulling 125 lbs, frequent lifting of 25 lb. sterile trays during the course of the day.
+ Good communication and written skills.
+ Ability to handle stressful situations and changing conditions; flexibility to adapt to scheduling changes and changes in patient condition. Good time management skills and ability to be self-directed.
Lakewood – Kansas City, Missouri, United States
8:00AM – 2:00PM