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gastrointestinal technician resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Patient-centered and goal-focused Endoscopy Technician offering over 7 years of experience in equipment preparation and maintenance for gastrointestinal procedures. Detail-oriented, hardworking technician easily learns new techniques, equipment and software.

Knowledgeable GI tech with success in assisting with stent placement, biopsies, balloon dilations and fine needle aspirations. Fosters rapport with patients and drives team collaboration in high-stress environments.

Skills
  • Colonoscopy and Panendoscopy Procedures
  • Aseptic Techniques
  • Vital Statistics
  • Advanced Manual Dexterity
  • Maintaining Quality Assurance Standards
  • Specimen Preparation
  • Transporting Patients
  • Maintaining Endoscopic Equipment
  • Patient Care
  • Certified in CPR
  • Certified in BLS
  • Active Listening
  • Basic Math
  • Problem Resolution
  • PPE Use
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Team Building
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
Education and Training
SEARK Pine Bluff, Expected in 05/2006 Associate of Applied Science : Surgical Technology - GPA :
JRMC School of Nursing Pine Bluff, AR Expected in : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Crozer-Keystone Health System - Gastrointestinal Technician
Glen Mills, PA, 02/2020 - Current
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Use aseptic techniques to sterilize endoscopes, forceps, snares and other endoscopic tools and equipment.
  • Transported and helped patients prior to and following procedures.
  • Review procedure requirements to select and set up appropriate equipment and supplies.
  • Adhered to operating and safety procedures during cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing endoscopes and procedure equipment.
  • Ordered Gastrointestinal supplies efficiently to maintain stock within desired levels and meet expected patient loads.
  • Set-up and tore down procedure rooms in preparation for upcoming operations.
  • Prepared collected specimens for cytological, microbiological and pathological analysis.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center - GI Technician/Surgery Scheduler
City, STATE, 02/2017 - 02/2020
  • Checked patient insurance and collected pre-authorizations from providers.
  • Worked with operating facilities to schedule procedures on behalf of 9 different surgeons.
  • Managed patient check-in and check-out procedures and processed payments.
  • Scheduled follow-up appointments as designated by physician.
  • Coordinated work processes and routed paperwork to appropriate physicians and staff members.
  • Collaborated and established strong working relationships with physicians, supervisors and colleagues.
  • Located scheduling barriers and implemented appropriate solutions.
  • Booked surgeries according to physician volume and maintained prompt turnaround times.
  • Checked physician orders and schedule availability to make accurate appointments for tests and surgical procedures.
  • Used accurate procedure codes for billing purposes and to help operating teams be correctly prepared for each operation.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Managed front office customer service, appointment management, billing and administration tasks to streamline workflow.
  • Adhered to HIPAA requirements to safeguard patient confidentiality.
  • Answered telephones and directed calls to appropriate medical or adminstrative staff.
  • Gathered current medical information and reviewed histories to gather details for surgeons.
Arkansas Children's Hospital - Patient Care Technician
City, STATE, 02/2013 - 02/2017
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Restocked unit frequently with necessary medical supplies.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
  • Transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Kept instruments and equipment clean and sanitized.
  • Assisted with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Recorded patient conditions and vital signs before and after medical operations.
  • Identified and reported observations and clinical symptoms to appropriate healthcare professionals, driving timely intervention.
  • Responded to bell or light signal calls to assist patients with needs.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • SEARK
  • JRMC School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Gastrointestinal Technician
  • GI Technician/Surgery Scheduler
  • Patient Care Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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