Catholic Health Initiatives Endoscopy Tech I - PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

Endoscopy Tech I - PRN


Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Position Summary

Assist the physician and registered nurse in caring for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures. Responsible for maintenance and disinfection of endoscopic and accessory equipment.


Minimum Requirements

Education: High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Experience: One (1) Year of Experience

Position Responsibilities

  1. Cleans and disinfects endoscopes and accessory equipment

  2. Documents the cleaning/disinfection of all endoscopes on appropriate logs

  3. Prepares accessory equipment for sterilization and Delivers these to Central Sterile Processing at the end of day

  4. Documents dates of change of disinfection solution

  5. Responsible for assessing equipment on a daily basis and notification of any equipment damage to the Nurse Manager

  6. Responsible for set-up and clean-up of procedure room and supply carts, pre and post procedure

  7. Performs as an assistant to the physician during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as directed by the physician or registered nurse

  8. Cleans and re-stocks unit supplies and accessories

  9. Performs transporter duties as necessary

  10. Provides assistance with skilled nursing care as directed by RN

  11. Assists with orientation of new personnel

  12. Delivers and picks up lab specimens and patient care supplies and equipment

  13. Provides delegated clerical support

  14. Communicates with patient's family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous and professional manner

Minimum Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  1. Must be familiar with computerized technology associated with endoscopy equipment

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health


Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0154682