Updated: Feb 22, 2023
Department: Interventional GI Lab
UC Title: GI ENDOSCOPY TCHN 1
Position Number: 40324097
Reports to: Ambulatory Care Patient Mgr 2
Working Title: GI Endoscopy Technician I
Cost Center: Interventional GI Lab (427412)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Date Created: 3/09/2022
Job Code: 009399
Shift: Not Applicable
Incumbents perform basic medical, technical and administrative support services for the H.H. Chao Family Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center. Incumbents process routine endoscopes, non-disposable endoscopic equipment, and may provide standby technical assistance for routine endoscopic procedures. Specific duties include administering oral and injected medications. performing and/or assisting with various office procedures. assisting with or performing specimen collection. phlebotomy, collecting and recording patient data. providing patient information as directed. and assisting with patient flow during clinic hours. May assist the front office operations by answering incoming phone calls, maintaining records, preparing reports and updating patient files. Actively works to keep the clinic clean and organized as to meet all aspects of a JCAHO or Dept of Health survey. Performs other related duties as assigned.
In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our:
Compensation practices (https://www.hr.uci.edu/partnership/totalrewards/compensation.php) and
Hourly Rate Minimum $21.70 Midpoint $25.18 Maximum $28.66
Core Organizational Functions:
ACCOUNTABILITY: Responsible for the achievements and success of UC Irvine Health. Follows through and meets commitments; accountable for own actions and supportive of colleagues; presents self in appearance and actions in a manner that conveys professionalism and pride in area of responsibility; projects a positive presence and ensures that work related or personal frustrations are kept separate from patient care and professional activities; takes responsibility for problems and solutions; follows existing policies and procedures.
RESPECT: Foster an environment of mutual respect and trust among ourselves and with all whom we serve. Is always compassionate and empathetic for both patients and team members; makes eye contact, smiles and or greets every individual using the individual’s name, if known; treats all guests and co-workers with the utmost respect, dignity, courtesy and respects their confidentiality; arrives to meetings on time; keeps personal conversations with other employees offstage, out of earshot of patients and visitors.
INTEGRITY: Tells the truth and strives to earn the trust of those around us. Takes pride in their work, being honest and accountable in their words and actions; meets or exceeds department defined service expectations; makes the right decision in the best interest of UC Irvine Health.
INNOVATION: Seeks ideas and approaches that can change the way the world discovers, teaches and heals. Approaches work creatively and continuously looks for new and flexible ways to solve problems; encourages and implements ideas to improve safety, customer service and operational performance; works to create efficient and effective systems so that time is not spent repeating and fixing problems; initiates and supports change.
SERVICE: Collaborates to effectively and compassionately serve our patients, each other and the community. Anticipates customer’s needs; maintains a calm, quiet, healing environment; accepts assignments graciously and carries out duties with pride; recognizes that every individual has an area of expertise and his/her contribution is valuable; keeps patients, families, customers and team members informed about time, thanks the person for waiting, and apologizes for delays.
EXCELLENCE: Committed to achieving the highest level of excellence in patient care, discovery and education. Demonstrates pride; practices humility; embraces greatness; encourages and praises others for work well done; learns to grow developing self and others personally and professionally; is accurate and strives for excellence; creates a positive and productive work climate.
Must be able to participate in on call rotation and work occasional weekends & evenings
Understanding of medical terminology
Flexibility to work variable shifts, including occasional weekends or holidays
Ability to work well in a constantly changing environment
Ability to communicate effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds
Demonstrated completion of a relevant medical training program (i.e., MA, EMT, Surg Tech, GI, etc.)
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
Current BLS certification
Excellent customer service skills
Previous experience as a Medical Assistant or GI Technician in an ambulatory care setting
Bilingual skills in English and Spanish and/or Vietnamese
Ability to be able to work overtime and potential weekend on call
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
Background Check and Live Scan
Legal Right to Work in the United States
Smoking and Tobacco Policy
Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.