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Endoscopy Technician

Burlington, Massachusetts

Job ID: JR8491 Date posted: 01/25/2023 Category: Endoscopy / GI Organization Facility: Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Endoscopy Technician -

Job Description:

Endoscopy Technician

Position Summary:  Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs basic patient care duties including cleaning and preparation for the department.  Also assists physicians and RNs with Endoscopic procedures in the Endoscopy suites.

Essential Duties & Responsibilitiesincluding but not limited to:

Cares for patients as delegated by the registered nurse and completes all aspects of care for the assigned patients (refer to Delegation Competency for Unlicensed Assistive Personnel). Properly reprocesses endoscopes according to infection control and Lahey Clinic guidelines. Assures endoscope equipment is in working order Keeps accurate documentation for cleaning/testing of equipment and supplies Cleans Endoscopy procedure rooms after use and prepares for next procedure in a timely fashion Directly assists physician and RN during Endoscopy procedures. Procedures include but are not limited to EGD, Colonoscopy, Polypectomy, Biopsies, PEG placement, ERCP, and EUS. Operates/handles equipment properly during Endoscopic procedures. Handles specimens according to policy. Stocks Pyxis Patient Station as needed and directed. Informs Lead Endoscopy Technician or management team of any equipment problems. Prepares travel cart for procedures in MICU/SICU areas. Performs basic nursing assistant duties included but not limited to vital signs, applies bedside cardiac monitoring and discontinues telemetry leads upon direction by RN. Reports all unusual observations or reactions of the patient to the nurse assigned to the patient or charge nurse. Supports a culture of safety and carries out safety interventions for all patients.  Under the direction of the RN, performs basic and high risk interventions as outlined in the Falls Risk Policy. Adheres to all applicable infection control policies and procedures including hand hygiene, isolation protocol, and cleaning of patient care devices and equipment. Assists in transporting patients. Orders supplies from Pharmacy in response to emergency requests.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  High School diploma or equivalent

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  None Required

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Experience:    None required

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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