Endoscopy - Baystate Health

Req#: R31082
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Endoscopy
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Endoscopy Technician

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, is looking for a full time Endoscopy Technician for the Endoscopy Suite in Springfield MA

SCHEDULE:
•    40 hours, 10 hour shift
•    Mon-Friday schedule
Weekend and night call

LOCATION: 
•    BMC Campus
•    Springfield MA

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Troubleshooting and maintenance of endoscopy equipment with equipment status report to Clinical Engineering. Assists with equipment set-up and/or supplies, and knows what will be needed, during emergency situations as directed by the physician and/or RN. Maintains room supplies and equipment; includes ordering and restocking. Performs cleaning and disinfecting of endoscopes, room, and equipment. Provides endoscopy room turnover and technical support.

  • Assists in collecting data for an objective assessment to identify patient's needs, problems, concerns or human response, e.g., vital signs.
  • Processes specimens in accordance with procedure guidance.
  • Prepares patients for flexible sigmoidoscopy; administration of Fleets Enema, Tap Water Enema.
  • Performs general documentation based on unit functional needs, e.g. use of the CIS computer, telephone communications skills, filing, processing charges.
  • Assists the physician and RN in the implementation of the established plan of care and during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Maintains room supplies and equipment; includes ordering and restocking. Performs cleaning and disinfecting of endoscopes, rooms and equipment.
  • Provides endoscopy room turnover and technical support.
  • Responds to emergency situations as directed by the RN and/or physician.
  • Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient and staff by complying with regulatory agency requirements and standards set forth by Baystate Health Systems. Is responsible for maintaining continuing education. Is knowledgeable about scope of practice issues related to the field of gastroenterology. Comply with ethical, professional and legal standards of practice in patient care and personal/professional conduct, e.g., patient's bill of rights. Participates in organizational performance improvement activities as directed.
  • Accepts other duties/responsibilities, or special projects, as requested by Unit Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or GED
CPR

This position is part of a career ladder:

Level I : no experience required, hospital experience preferred

Level II:  Eligible to take the SGNA Certification Exam after 12 months functioning in the department

Preferred Work Experience: 
A background of 6 months to 1 year in a hospital setting

Hiring level will be determined based on education, experience and organization need. 

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

GED or HiSET (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support – American Heart Association

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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