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Endoscopy Technician - 40 hours
Winchester, MassachusettsOrganization Facility: Winchester Hospital Category: Endoscopy / GI Job ID: JR30097 Date posted: 08/31/2023
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Work Shift:Day (United States of America)
JOB SUMMARY: Working under the direction of a nurse, this clinical staff position contributes to the Hospital’s mission by assisting the team in preparing rooms and equipment and assists with patient care to facilitate an orderly, efficient and safe clinical environment. Utilizes compassion, empathy, and respect to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to achieve expected outcomes, specifically this position will have a direct impact on reducing patient harm by ensuring the equipment and scopes are properly cleaned and disinfected.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Completion of a Certified Nurse’s Assistant course
Nursing Student with two completed clinical rotations
Required: Phlebotomy, EKG or Nursing Assistant
Preferred: ACU or Medical/Surgical
Basic computer skills
For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:
Preferred: Certification Nursing Assistant
LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Basic Life Support
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Schedule requirements: Schedule and hours may vary based on departments’ needs and fluctuating census.
Travel requirements: May be scheduled or rotated between sites.
As part of the Patient Care Services team, this position:
Provides quality and safe patient care under the direction of a nurse.
Provides knowledge of reprocessing scopes and scope washing machines, cleans, disinfects and maintains endoscopic equipment
Independently performs turn over of procedure rooms (remove used scopes; changing over suction & O2 tubing; performs terminal cleaning of equipment, setting up room case dependent, inspects equipment and Endosoft to insure proper functioning) ensures expedient turnaround time in a neat environment.
Facilitates patients in and out of procedure room;
Obtain vital signs
Reports abnormal issues to nurse
Cleans and makes stretchers to expedite turnover
Maintains appropriate supplies for each patient care area, addressing inventory issues in a timely manner and recommending appropriate par levels
Coordinates work schedule with departmental supervisor or designee to provide coverage
Communicates effectively with the healthcare team utilizing established handoff procedures. Gives and accepts respectful feedback to enhance teamwork
Minimizes preventable harm events and consistently executes the infection control protocols. Adheres to quality and safety guidelines and communicates near-miss or potential risks utilizing performance improvement methodologies
Responds to equipment issues in a timely manner to ensure availability of equipment and to maximize its useful life
Maximizes patient throughput to minimize operational delays
Draws blood, performs EKGs and performs glucometer point of care testing.
Restocks procedure rooms at end of day for off site
Cleans conference room at end of day for off site