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TH CTS Endoscopy.doc

  1. 1. 119.1 T.H. CLINICAL TECHNICAL SERVICES – ENDOSCOPYProvides diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for gastroenterology, including esophagealmotility studies, H2 breath tests, and all lower and upper intestinal endoscopic procedures.T.H. CTS Endoscopy Senior Specialist: (SL-4)Supervises technical and other staff within the endoscopy department; assists in endoscopicprocedures; assists in the care of patients in all aspects of endoscopic procedures; participates inthe training of new gastronenterology and pulmonary fellows; performs esophageal motilitystudies, 24 hour pH recording, bile analysis H2 breath tests; assists in laser therapy and ERCP;obtains needed equipment for the endoscopy department; prepares and maintains annual budgetfor the department; updates policy and procedures manual; acts as liaison between endoscopyservice and medical staff.Preferred Qualifications:Associate’s degree in science or Registered Nurse, and five (5) years of endoscopy experience,or endoscopy technologist with five (5) years of endoscopy experience.State Title Code: 3744237SUNY Title Code: 4016Revised: 10/1/87
  2. 2. 119.2T.H. CTS Endoscopy Specialist: (SL-3)Assists in endoscopic procedures; maintains equipment to be used to insure their good workingcondition; assists in the care of patients in all aspects of endoscopic procedures; maintains recordof medication given during procedures; assesses patient’s knowledge of procedure for informedconsent; responsible for specimens collected during procedures, with appropriate requisitions;participates in the training of new gastronenterology and pulmonary fellows; performsesophogeal motility, 24 hour pH recording, bile analysis, gastric secretory studies, H2 breathtests; assists in ERCP and laser therapy; assists in the development of new projects and newprotocols in the endoscopy department; maintains in-house and pharmaceutical supplies.Preferred Qualifications:Associate’s degree in science or Registered Nurse, and two (2) to four (4) years endoscopyexperience or gastroenterology technologist with two (2) to four (4) years experience.State Title Code: 3744236SUNY Title Code: 4017Revised: 10/1/87
  3. 3. 119.3T.H. CTS Endoscopy Associate: (SL-2)Assists in endoscopic procedures; maintains equipment to be used to ensure their good workingcondition; assists in the care of patients in all aspects of endoscopic procedures; responsible forspecimens collected during procedures, with appropriate requisitions; works under directsupervision.Preferred Qualifications:Associate’s degree or medical technologist or Registered Nurse with 0 – two (2) yearsexperience.State Title Code: 3744235SUNY Title Code: 4018Revised: 10/1/87

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