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Beth Israel Lahey Health Clinical Procedures Tech - Peabody Endoscopy - 40 hrs Days in Peabody, Massachusetts

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)

Clinical Procedures Tech - Endoscopy

Want to make an entrance into healthcare? Be the right hand of our GI and Colorectal staff at the bedside during Endoscopy procedures! We will train the right candidate, no healthcare experience required.

40 hrs, days, 7-5:30pm Monday - Friday, no weekends/call/holidays

Job Description:

Position Summary: Under supervision of the nurse manager and tertiary team leader, the clinical procedure technician works to ensure optimal patient flow, provide assistance to registered nurses, advanced practitioners, and physician staff in providing care to pre, post, and peri procedural patients.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

1) Assists physician during procedures by assisting with procedural equipment, maintaining patient safety and gathering all equipment required and needed during a procedure.

2) Prepares procedural rooms and readiness of equipment including by not limited to, general floor stock or medical

supplies, point of care equipment, procedural room and probe maintenance.

3) Uses sterile techniques to set up for the procedure, such as opening up sterile packs and preparing instruments,

sterile table and prepping & draping the patient with sterile sheets.

4) Prepares patients for procedures and performs vital signs at designated frequency, reporting abnormal results to RN

5) Performs EKGs as delegated by RN

6) Monitors patient's status during the procedure; reports potential changes to registered nurse or physician.

7) Compiles patient’s test results and records in patient record via the EMR and ancillary systems.

8) Keeps equipment in working order to ensure safe operation. Applies proper infection control cleaning procedures to

equipment and lab.

9) Calibrates and troubleshoots all equipment as needed.

10) Restocks lab for next day’s procedures, keeping supervisor apprised of needed supplies.

11) Assists with recording supply charges for provided services in EPIC and Peoplesoft.

12) Performs other related duties as required or assigned, including transport of patients to and from the assigned clinical

area

13) Prepares procedural bays and stretchers, cleaning all equipment per LHMC/LMCP policy

14) Cross train to function as Unit coordinator with the following responsibilities a) Building and scheduling cases in Epic b) Calling patients to communicate timing of procedures c) Compile various test results and input data into EHR for timely reading d) Maintains customer service by facilitating phone calls to the unit, visitation, patient flow, and general phone call inquiries 15) Performs High Level Disinfection a) Disinfect all invasive and noninvasive probes according to manufacturer guidelines b) Maintains integrity of decontamination room ensuring probes are cleaned, labeled, and stored properly c) Maintains decontamination system per manufacturer guidelines by performing regular filter changes etc. d) Maintains par level of HLD equipment for decontamination room e) Maintain annual competency in HLD per hospital guidelines 16) Under the direction of the registered nurse, assists in the following: a) Managing bedside emergencies including access site bleeding, lethal arrhythmias, and respiratory compromise b) Discontinuation of peripheral IVs c) Point of care testing d) Performs pre procedure care and prep of planned access sites e) Identify and report any potential abnormalities at the access site f) Records and reports vital signs g) Recognizes lethal arrhythmias and reports to the RN immediately 17) Assists in peri-procedural phase under the supervision of the registered nurse to: a) Process specimens per policy as applicable b) Participate in universal protocol c) Directly assist RN and MD/AP during procedures

18) Incorporates Lahey Hospital and Medical Centers Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals into daily

activities.

19) Complies with all Lahey Hospital and Medical Centers Policies.

20) Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center.

21) Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.

22) Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.

23) Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to

Customer Service standards.

24) Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.

25) Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Successful completion of high school or GED.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: .

BLS American Heart Association or BLS American Red Cross required

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Experience: Minimum 1 year of relevant clinical experience.

Key Relationships:

Position Purpose/Activities

  1. All level of nursing staff To ensure the supply needs of the customers are met.

  2. Distribution Supervisor To communicate routine information pertaining to the inventory

  3. Purchasing Buyers To communicate information pertaining to routine orders, backorders and substitute supplies

  4. Materials Management Systems Administrator To communicate i

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 (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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