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Technicians and Specialists

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Technicians and specialists are important members of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s health care teams. Opportunities exist in multiple areas of focus, from materials management to dietary to surgical services.

Endoscopy Technician - 40 hours 9:30-6pm

Job ID 144684 Date posted 09/08/2017

Responsibilities

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 & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
1. 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).
2. Properly reprocesses endoscopes according to infection control and Lahey Clinic guidelines.
3. Assures endoscope equipment is in working order
4. Keeps accurate documentation for cleaning/testing of equipment and supplies
5. Cleans Endoscopy procedure rooms after use and prepares for next procedure in a timely fashion
6. Directly assists physician and RN during Endoscopy procedures. Procedures include but are not limited to EGD, Colonoscopy, Polypectomy, Biopsies, PEG placement, ERCP, and EUS.
7. Operates/handles equipment properly during Endoscopic procedures.
8. Handles specimens according to policy.
9. Stocks Pyxis Patient Station as needed and directed.
10. Informs Lead Endoscopy Technician or management team of any equipment problems.
11. Prepares travel cart for procedures in MICU/SICU areas.
12. Performs basic nursing assistant duties included but not limited to vital signs, applies bedside cardiac monitoring and discontinues telemetry leads upon direction by RN.
13. Reports all unusual observations or reactions of the patient to the nurse assigned to the patient or charge nurse.
14. 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.
15. Adheres to all applicable infection control policies and procedures including hand hygiene, isolation protocol, and cleaning of patient care devices and equipment.
16. Assists in transporting patients.
17. Orders supplies from Pharmacy in response to emergency requests.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent

Licensure, Certification, Registration: None Required

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Experience: None required
Shift

DAYS, 9:30am-6pm M-F with on-call rotation
About Lahey Health

At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, as one of the world's premier health care organizations, we provide superior health care leading to the best possible outcome for every patient. We exceed our patients' high expectations for service each day. We also help advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders

We care for our patients with compassion and openness, unsurpassed expertise, a drive for continuous learning improvement, and with respect, caring, teamwork, excellence and commitment to doing our personal best.

Join our team and our mission of excellence by applying today!
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