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GI Technician FT Days, St. Joseph, Chicago

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60657

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 65198

Ministry:  Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL  60657 United States (US)



Department: 20260070 Gastroenterology SJH 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Gastroenterology (GI) Technician, after sufficient orientation and training, assists the physician while performing Endoscopic Procedures and provides appropriate care, pre and post procedure, under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse(RN). Performs appropriate care of expensive and delicate instrumentation and processes it carefully and in accordance with procedure and manufacturer’s standards.



  1. Assists with preparing, collecting, and labeling specimens for biopsy, cytology, cultures, etc.
  2. Cleans and appropriately disinfects and sterilizes endoscopic equipment according to policy and manufacturer’s recommendations. Monitors the sterilization/disinfection processes for complete and accurate record keeping.
  3. Observes and immediately reports unusual symptoms, changes in condition and/or injuries to the patient’s nurse.
  4. Uses appropriate body alignment and safety measures for patients and self while transferring and repositioning.
  5. Implements the individual patient plan of care under the direction of the RN. Assists physicians with patient care.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience

Experience working as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Technologist, Medical Assistant, EMT/ Paramedic (including Military trained Medic) or combination of HS Diploma and min. 2 years GI Technician experience required.


Computer Skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Applicable EMT-B, EMT-P Certification or Certification as a Nursing Assistant required unless min 2 years GI Technician experience.

Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago
Department Name: Gastroenterology SJH

Job Function: Support Services 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Gastroenterology, Medical, Medical Technologist, Technician, Paramedic, Healthcare, Technology