Sr. CNA - Surgical Services GI Technician FT Day Shift Weekends and holidays as needed (UH Endo Suite/Elkton)

Job Requisition #: JR69113

End Date: 9/26/2023

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Nursing, Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you interested in driving healthcare forward? Some of the best hospital care available in the United States is right here in Delaware!

ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with 1100 beds between two Magnet® recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!


Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington)

Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.

Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off.

Robust Benefits Package

We are currently hiring for a Sr. CNA GI Technician to work 40 hours per Week, Monday - Friday for the Endoscopy Suite/Surgical Services Unit at Cecil Campus - Union Hospital.

Typical shifts are from 7:30am - 4pm. Weekends required as per department guidelines and on call shifts approximately once a quarter.


The GI technician is responsible for the preparation of the procedures in the Endoscopy Suite, assisting the Gastroenterologist in procedures. The GI technician performs high level disinfection endoscopic cleaning, facilitates flow of procedure room, follows standards of infection control and AAAMI and SGNA standards, functions under the direct supervision of the registered nurse.


Assists in data collection to identify the patient's needs, problems, concerns or human responses, e.g., vital signs.

Assists, under the direction of the GI Registered Nurse, in the implementation of the established plan of care.

Assists the physician and GI Registered Nurse before, during, and after diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Provides and maintaining a safe environment for the patient and staff (ANA, 2005) by complying with regulatory agency requirements and standards set forth by professional organizations and employers.

Acts sensitively with consideration to the diversity of the patient or group.

Collaborates within the gastroenterology team and other healthcare professionals to ensure quality and continuity of care.

Responsible for cleaning and high-level disinfection of flexible fiberoptic endoscopes and accessories.

Facilitates the daily operations of endoscopic procedures with ability to manage time and priorities.

Assists in scope preparation for patient care.

Complies with infection control principles, standards of Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc (SGNA) in standards of endoscopic cleaning, and standards of Sterile Processing as set forth by the American Association of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI). These principles are to maintain a safe and infection free environment.

Assists with the compliance monitoring of the reprocessing protocols.

Works in partnership with other staff members and physicians and proactively identifies and provides for customer's needs by following and abiding by Union Hospitals' mission, vision and goals and Service Excellence of Union Hospital.

Completes initial and annual competencies in order to remain in the position.

Performs other related duties as assigned by Manager.


Demonstrates ability to clean, disinfect and care for endoscopes.

Performs compliance monitoring for sterilization.

Maintain universal precautions with appropriated personal protective equipment.

Responsibility for personal continuing education.

Knowledge of practice issues related to the field of gastroenterology.

Compliance with ethical, professional and legal standards inherent in-patient care and professional conduct, e.g., patient's bill of rights.

Participates in quality management activities as directed. Preference for established routine in keeping records, preparing schedules and verifying supplies.


High School Diploma.

American Heart Association BLS certification required.

GI endoscopy experience preferred Minimum of 1-year related industry experience. 

Licensed CNA in the state of Maryland. CNA's will be required to perform provision of nursing assistant care within scope of practice including IV insertions.


Physical (prolonged standing, walking, moving, and lifting of equipment) stamina; may be expected to work overtime as needed.

Has the ability to lift 50 pounds.


Risk Exposure Category A - Potential for exposure to blood borne/pathogens, HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C in the performance of this job.

Potential for exposure to chemotherapeutic, cytotoxic medications and cleaning solutions), sticks or cuts by needles and other sharp items.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Fall in Love with Your New Career

Monday, September 25
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Christiana Hospital – Ammon Center
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718

Learn more about opportunities at ChristianaCare at this in-person event.

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