Assists physicians during endoscopy procedures, handling specimens collected and sterilizing equipment.
A listing of the key responsibilities:
Assists physicians with various procedures, including, but not limited to, colonoscopies, upper gastrointestinal endoscopies (EGDs), esophageal dilations, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, etc.
Prepares procedure room for case, maintaining clean examination areas by setting up rooms, cleaning instruments after case.
Responsible for patient safety during electrocautery procedures, ensuring proper patient grounding and proper function of electrocautery equipment.
Initiates cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
Troubleshoots equipment malfunction, calls for yearly equipment checks, and calls equipment vendors for assistance.
Handles the maintenance of all endoscopes. Checks all scopes that will be used for color and clarity, that air and water channels are open, that the control knobs are not too tight or loose, and also completes visual inspection of insertion tube for buckling or bite marks.
Responsible for maintaining inventory par levels, restocking endoscopy related supplies in procedure rooms and monitoring expiration dates.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
High school graduate with previous health care experience preferred.
Must possess the ability to anticipate, prioritize, and coordinate work.
Must function independently, as well as a member of a team in a high stress environment.
Excellent verbal communication skills required.
Must obtain Heartsaver AED certification within six months of employment.
Must maintain their CPR certification at all times.
Currently registered in the state of New Hampshire as a Medical Technician.*
The state of New Hampshire requires that this position be registered as a Medical Technician per NH RSA 328-I. If not currently registered, the candidate must be willing to obtain registration prior to beginning employment. D-H will provide assistance (including payment of fees) in obtaining registration.