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Nursing Assistant - Endoscopy Tech

NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3168157 Date posted 09/09/2021
Nursing Assistant - Endoscopy Tech-(3168157)

Description

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community.  We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham and Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives.

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital remains among the nation’s top hospitals for patient experience as a recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the eighth consecutive year.

We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.  We have a part time opportunity for an Endoscopy Tech.  Responsibilities include:

1. Physiological: Complex - Provides individualized, age-specific care that supports homeostatic regulation
a. Procedural Preparation - Provides care and comfort measures to the patient undergoing therapeutic and/or diagnostic endoscopic procedure

2. Behavioral - Provides age-specific, individualized care that supports psycho-social functioning and facilitates lifestyle changes
. Active Listening - Attends closely to and attaches significance to a patient's verbal and nonverbal message.
a. Emotional Support - Provides reassurance, acceptance and encouragement during times of stress

3. Safety - Provides age-specific, individualized care that supports protection from harm
. Code Management: Assists as directed by the Endoscopy RN in emergency measures to sustain life
a. Fall Prevention - Assists as directed by the Endoscopy RN in instituting special precautions with the patient at risk for injury from falling
b. Infection Control - Minimizes the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents
c. Physical Restraint - Assists as directed by the Endoscopy RN in the application, monitoring and removal of mechanical or manual restraining devices which are used to limit the physical mobility of the patient
d. Surveillance: Safety - Assists as directed by the Endoscopy RN to collect and analyze information about the patient and the environment for use in promoting and maintaining patient safety
e. Vital Signs Monitoring - Assists as directed by the Endoscopy RN in collection of cardiovascular, respiratory and body temperature data to determine and prevent complications

4. Family - Provides age-specific, individualized care that supports the family unit
. Family Involvement - Facilitates family participation in the emotional and physical care of the patient

5. Health System - Provides care that supports effective use of the health care delivery system
. Documentation - Accurately obtains and records pertinent patient data in a clinical record according to policy and procedure.
a. Documentation/Communication - Reports measurements obtained which deviate from the norm or from those previously recorded to the Endoscopy RN.
b. Patient Rights Protection - Protects the health care rights of a patient, especially a minor, incapacitated, or incompetent patient unable to make decisions

6. Professional Development - Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competency in professional/technical practice
. Participates in ongoing educational activities related to practice area and professional issues.
a. Acquires knowledge and skills appropriate to the specialty area and practice setting
b. Maintains a personal portfolio that documents ongoing professional and technical competence
c. Seeks constructive feedback regarding his or her own practice

7. Demonstrates competence in Endoscopy Unit Requirements
. Reports completion/status of delegated tasks to the Endoscopy RN in a timely manner.
a. Takes initiative in responding to needs of licensed nursing staff/patients beyond assigned duties.
b. Effectively assumes Health Unit Coordinator role responsibilities as needed or requested.
c. Demonstrates knowledge of all endoscopic and other gastrointestinal procedures including colonoscopy, gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy, enteroscopy, ERCP, PEG/PEJ insertion, foreign body removal, treatment of GI bleeds, dilatation and tissue removal.
d. Demonstrates understanding of human anatomy and physiology including normal and abnormal findings. Applies this knowledge appropriately in assisting the physician or RN and in maintaining proper patient positioning.
e. Demonstrates ability to properly utilize all equipment necessary for specific procedures including setup and efficient room turnover.
f. Handles specimens according to policy
g. Demonstrates knowledge of asceptic technique.

Qualifications

Experience Preferred/Desired
• Surgical or Endoscopy experience, Sterile Processing Tech

Education Minimum Required
• High School diploma or equivalent, LNA Program

Special Skills Minimum Required
•AHA or ARC BLS

Licensure and/or Certifications Required
• AHA or ARC BLS, LNA

EEO Statement

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. 

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

:
WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave
Dover03820

Job

:Nursing Assistant

Organization

:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)

Schedule

:Part-time
Standard Hours:20

Shift

:Day Job
Posted Shift Description:10 hour shifts.No nights or weekends. Call shifts required. Call is end of shift to 6:30 AM next day.

Employee Status

:Regular
Recruiting Department:WDH Endoscopy

Job Posting

:Dec 2, 2021
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