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Bronchoscopy Technician 1st Shift 40 Hours

Job ID 148642 Date posted 07/31/2018

The Bronchoscopy Technician, under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager in conjunction with the Administrative Director and in collaboration with the Associate Chief of Ambulatory Nursing Practice functions as a member of the bronchoscopy team. The Bronchoscopy Technician assists the bronchoscopy team in providing safe and efficient care during pulmonary and interventional procedures. The Bronchoscopy Technician is responsible for set up of equipment, assisting the Bronchoscopist, handling and labeling of specimens and cleaning and care of equipment post procedure.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

-Provides safe and efficient care for all patients undergoing bronchoscopic procedures
-Works independently as a self-starter, but is able to work as a cooperative team member
-Provides an aseptic, safe, fully equipped procedural environment
-Adheres to aseptic technique
-Sets up all procedures
-Cares for all instrumentation and supplies during bronchoscopic procedures
-Directly assists the bronchoscopy team during all bronchoscopic procedures
-Assists with drawing up and passing topical anesthetics to the bronchoscopist during bronchoscopic procedures
-Assists with drawing up and insertion of normal saline into bronchoscope channel as instructed by the bronchoscopist during bronchoscopic procedures
-Checks equipment and instrumentation for proper functioning, and takes corrective action when necessary
-Collects and processes all specimens
-Orders all supplies
-Reprocesses bronchoscopes using high level disinfection
-Follows department standards for billing processes.
-Performs all the duties of the Clinic Assistant/Medical Assistant when working in the
-Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
-Achieves and maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association, according to departmental standards (within two months of hire).
-Demonstrates an adherence to fulfill role in regulatory compliance and readiness

Organizational Standards:
-Maintains strict adherence to the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Confidentiality policy.
-Incorporates Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Guiding Principles, Mission Statement, and Goals into daily activities.
-Complies with all Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Policies.
-Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center.
-Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
-Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
-Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
-Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
-Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
-Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Achieves and maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association, according to departmental standards (within two months of hire).

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required to communicate with patients, family members, physicians and other health care providers, as well as other colleagues. Knowledge of medical terminology. Must possess strong problem solving abilities and analytical skills to ensure patient?s needs are met. Must possess basic computer skills to input and retrieve clinical information, as well as patient registration and appointment information. Utilizes critical thinking and good judgment in performance of tasks. Must possess good organizational skills and the ability to multitask and to prioritize daily assignments to ensure smooth work flow

Experience: As a Medical Assistant with a minimum of two years of experience



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