Endoscopy Technician - Endo/GI Center Job at Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville, MA

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  • Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Somerville, MA

Job Description

Location: CHA Somerville Campus

Work Days: Variable; 10 hour shifts

Category: Clinical Support

Department: CHA GI Center Somerville Campus

Job Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day

Hours/Week: 40.00

Union: Yes

Union Name: SH Laborers 381

$10k Sign-On Bonus Available!

The ENDO/GI Center at Somerville Hospital helps patients with a variety of digestive disorders. It includes a state-of-the-art endoscopy suite with four procedure rooms. Some of the procedures we perform include the following: Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy, ERCP, 24 hour PH Monitoring, Capsule Endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Esophageal Motility.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

The main purpose of the Endoscopy Technician is to provide quality patient care according to Cambridge Health Alliance and the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates standards of nursing practice and the Endoscopy Technician role expectations. The role of the Endoscopy Technician is to assist the gastroenterologist and Endo/GI nurse through preparation and assistance with GI procedures. Clinical leadership at Cambridge Health Alliance is manifested by personal commitment, accountability, and initiative in clinical practice. Patients are our priority. The Endoscopy Technician assists patients to reach their health care goals.

Job functions include but are not limited to: Daily testing of glucometer Set-up of procedure rooms with appropriate equipment and supplies Enters procedural data into ProVation Adheres to high level disinfecting standards for reprocessing endoscopes Follows manufacturers guidelines when using Automated Endoscope Re-processor. Assists provider with endoscopy procedures Stocks rooms Performs unit specific quality testing 18. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

Ability to manage high volumes of patients in a short span of time, while dealing with unpredictable issues. Personal flexibility to perform in an ever-changing work environment with frequent interruptions.
Ability to prioritize competing responsibilities while under pressure.
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with patients, coworkers other practice customers. Fast paced multilingual setting with rapid patient turnover. High patient traffic.

Education/Training: High School Diploma require or equivalent required. Associates degree in Health Care preferred
Certifications: American Heart Association BLS certificate required
Completion of Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) Program within six months for current or new hires
Work Experience: Minimum 1 year current GI, surgical technician, and/or Endo care experience preferred.
Works variable start times and shift lengths. On-call required.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

Cambridge Health Alliance brings Care to the People - including your neighbors, friends and family. Our local hospitals and care centers serve our vibrant, diverse communities, and play an integral role in improving health. As passionate advocates for the underserved, we actively partner with our communities to take on challenging public health issues, and conduct important research to help reduce barriers to care. We believe that everyone deserves access to high quality, convenient health care. This is why our employees believe in where they work and why many build long, rewarding careers at CHA.

Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is changing the way we provide care and improving the health and experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed, compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of better health and equity a reality.

At CHA, you can believe in where you work and go home every day knowing you made a difference. Join our team and help us bring Care to the People.

Job Tags

Full time, Work experience placement, Local area, Work from home, Relocation bonus, Shift work,

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