Endoscopy - Baystate Health

Req#: R18036
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Endoscopy
Full Time / Part Time: Part-Time
Shift: First

We are looking for an Endoscopy Technician to join our Surgical Services team at Baystate Franklin!

Resume required with application

SCHEDULE:

  • 32 hours, day shift
  • Greenfield, MA

Baystate Franklin Medical Center is an 89-bed community hospital in Greenfield, MA. Rooted in a rich tradition of service and accountability to the people of Franklin County, North Quabbin, and surrounding communities, BFMC services include emergency, surgery, cancer, heart and vascular, obstetrics, and more.

  • More than 200 physicians on active and courtesy staff
  • More than 24,000 Emergency Department visits annually
  • More than 400 babies delivered each year in The Birthplace – a progressive, midwife-driven service
  • Training site for the Family Medicine residency, and for residents in emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics programs based at Baystate Medical Center
  • Franklin Medical Center joined Baystate Health in 1986

Rooted in a rich tradition of 125 years of service and accountability, our highly skilled team is committed to advancing care with our state-of-the art facilities and technology. Baystate Franklin houses a $26 million surgical center and the talented surgical teams of the Baystate Health network. Our spacious pre-surgery, recovery, and family waiting areas offer privacy and comfort with natural light, healing gardens, and other amenities. Our multidisciplinary approach gives you access to specialists from across the Baystate Health system, offering comprehensive and collaborative medical treatments close to home.

For more information, please visit us online at: baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers

All correspondence can be directed to:

Cole Courtemanche, Healthcare Recruiter

cole.courtemanche@baystatehealth.org

Summary: 

Accountable to and perform duties under the direct, on-site supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) and/or physician when providing delegated patient care tasks. The Endoscopy Technician performs a variety of direct and indirect clinical patient care activities and technical skills in the diagnostic and therapeutic gastroenterology / endoscopy practice setting within the established department policies and procedures. This description establishes the minimum essential responsibilities and functions within the scope of practice of this position. The incumbent is expected to perform similar or related duties as assigned after demonstrating competency.

Job Responsibilities: 

1) Assists in collecting data for an objective assessment to identify patient's needs, problems, concerns or human response, e.g., vital signs.

2) Processes specimens in accordance with procedure guidance.

3) Prepares patients for flexible sigmoidoscopy; administration of Fleets Enema, Tap Water Enema.

4) Performs general documentation based on unit functional needs, e.g. use of the CIS computer, telephone communications skills, filing, processing charges.

5) Assists the physician and RN in the implementation of the established plan of care and during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

6) Maintains room supplies and equipment; includes ordering and restocking. Performs cleaning and disinfecting of endoscopes, rooms and equipment.

7) Provides endoscopy room turnover and technical support.

8) Responds to emergency situations as directed by the RN and/or physician.

9) 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.

10) Accepts other duties/responsibilities, or special projects, as requested by Unit Manager.

Required Work Experience: 

1) None

Preferred Work Experience: 

1) A background of 6 months to 1 year of hospital setting

Skills and Competencies: 

1) Must demonstrate competency in reading and mathematics as verified by an apitiude test

2)  Must be capable of following detailed instructions, possess good interpersonal skills and be able to perform a number of activities according to priority

3)  Must successfully complete orientation program

4)  Moderate physical strength and effort is required

5)  Good hand to eye coordination, mechanical ability, intact or corrected vision and hearing required

6)  Demands continuous mental and visual attention

7)  Able to think independently and work under stressful and emergency situations

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, Certified Nurse Aide – Other

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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