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Heywood Hospital Endoscopy Technician I, Endoscopy, Per Diem, Day Shift in Gardner, Massachusetts

Job summary Endoscopy technician is a member of gastroenterology (GI) team. Under the direction of a GI physician or RN endoscopy technician provides assistance during endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), cystoscopy, bronchoscopy, Bravo and endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP); assists with specimen collection and handling, cleans and sterilizes endoscopy instrumentation/equipment, orders supplies to maintain appropriate supply levels, facilitates patient flow and turnover in Endoscopy department. Job Requirements Minimum Education * High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum Work Experience * Endoscopy experience or endoscope processing experience preferred. Minimum Licenses and Certifications * AHA CPR certification required. Required Skills. * Positive attitude, flexibility and self-direction are a must. * On call per departmental needs. Functional Demands Physical Requirements Exerts 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Frequently kneels (bending the legs at knee to come to rest on knee or knees), reaches (extending hands and arms in any direction), and feels (perceiving attributes of items as size, shape, temperature, or texture by means of fingertips). Occasionally crouches (bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine), and stoops (bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist). Organizational Expectations Behavioral Attributes The following behavioral attributes are required: achievement motivation, flexibility, concern for order, initiative, self-confidence, self control, customer service orientation, interpersonal effectiveness, teamwork and information seeking. Essential* Functions* * Works together with departmental and healthcare teams to complete assignments. * Maintains a clean and comfortable environment for patients and visitors. * Removes or arranges for removal of hazards from environment immediately to prevent potential safety hazards from occurring. * Prioritizes and re-prioritizes work based on the changing needs of the customers. * Assists patient, physician and nurse during endoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy, EGD, colonoscopy, Bravo, ERCP. * Sets up, prepares and maintains field, equipment and scopes for a variety of endoscopy procedures. * Cleans processes, disinfects, calibrates and maintains all endoscopes and related equipment. * Assists physicians with treatments and procedures as requested, including with biopsies and specimen collection. * Assists in the admission and discharge of patients. * Maintains and/or repairs (or initiate appropriate repair process) all endoscopic equipment including dictation system. * Assists in the collection of routine specimens, follows policy and procedure for specimen collection. * Assists with the transfer of patients to and from other departments utilizing appropriate technique (i.e. body mechanics, transfer mattress). * Maintains correct par level of supplies and orders as needed. * Observes reports and records non-invasive vital signs and intake and output as directed by the registered nurse and in accordance with Patient Care Service’s Standards. * Performs a variety of complex patient treatments and procedures according to standard policies and procedures. * Physically prepares patients for and assists care providers with examinations and therapeutic procedures. * Physically prepares patients for and assists care providers with examinations and therapeutic procedures * Performs pre-operative checklist verification. Statement of Other Duties This document describes the major duties and responsibilities for this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described. Facility: Heywood Hospital Department: HH. ENDOSCOPY,2000.50110 Regular or Temporary Position: Regular Position Control #: 2000.50110.2210 Position Hours: per diem Shift: Day Job Title: Endoscopy Technician I, Endoscopy, Per Diem, Day Shift Location: Gardner, Massachusetts Posted Date: 04/21/2021