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24/32 flex Endoscopy Technician

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: Technician Job ID: JR43192 Date posted: 02/09/2024
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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.

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Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

24/32 hpw FLEX; 8-hr shifts (7a-3:30p, 7:30a-4p, 8a-4:30p, 8:30a-5p and 9a-5:30p); Mon-Sat w/ call

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·Provides patient care and technological expertise during endoscopic procedures, as delegated and under the direction of physicians and other licensed department staff.

·Prepares the procedure area with all diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy supplies and equipment.

·Maintain the condition of all equipment. Determines that the procedure area is safe and that all preparations are acceptable and ready for the team to commence patient care.

·Assists physicians during endoscopy procedures with biopsy/polypectomy equipment

·Follows department policy relating to collection and identification of patient specimens.  Handles specimens obtained during procedures and hands off to RN into properly labeled specimen container.

·Maintains all patient information as confidential.  Ensures patient privacy, respect and a professional environment for the patient.

·Assists with the transport and preparation of the patient, before and after the procedure.

·Assists with stocking and purchasing recommendations. Inspects and rotates sterile supplies monthly.

·Follows aseptic technique, separation of clean and contaminated, and infection control protocols for the proper care and handling of sterile and high-level disinfected equipment and supplies.

·Maintains daily documentation and processing records for cleaning and high-level disinfection of all endoscopes and associated equipment.  Complies with industry standards and regulations for the handling, labeling and proper storage of endoscopes.

·Wears required personal protective equipment (PPE) during patient procedures and when processing endoscopes for cleaning and high-level disinfection.

·Actively participates in a positive manner as a team member in a team environment

·Participates in continuous improvement initiatives, including education, department meetings, hospital programs, etc.

·Recognizes the commitment that BID-Plymouth has to the LEAN Process Improvement method as the designated path toward continuous improvement and excellence in patient safety and satisfaction

It is understood that is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may be reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required:

·Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) responsibilities and knowledge

·Able to pay attention to detail, follow instructions (written and verbal), retain information and apply knowledge learned through CNA responsibilities and experience.

·Knowledge of infection control, cleaning and disinfection protocols.

·Demonstrate the ability to work independently and as an effective, valuable member of a team.

·Ability to stand for prolonged periods, lift, carry and push heavy objects, carts, supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. 

·Demonstrated understanding of and practice proper body mechanics. 

·Ability to transport patients safely, without injury to self and others. 

·Proven communication etiquette, excellent customer service experience and positive attitude.

Education Required:

·High School Diploma or equivalent required

·Post High School education; community college or technology program


·Current Certified Nursing Assistant License, Current EMT License or Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant Program required

·SGNA program completion & certification preferred, or completion within 6 months of taking position

·Central Sterilization / Processing Technician certification preferred

·BLS certification required

On Call Responsibilities

·On call Monday through Friday 4 PM to 7 AM

·On call weekends and holidays 24/7

FLSA Status:


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.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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