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GI Tech

Company: Advocate Health Care
Location: Sheboygan
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities: Assists with patient care activities and related services under the supervision/delegation of the registered nurse and/or physician including but not limited to intraprocedural support. Assists physicians with accurate retrieval of specimens, specimen preservation, labeling and transportation of specimens to lab. Assists in initiating and/or collaborating with the team for all safety initiatives such as timeout process, traceability of equipment used, and reporting of safety events. Organizes and prepares procedure rooms and equipment according to each physician's specification, checking and assembling proper instruments and equipment needed. Performs high level disinfection and reprocessing of equipment/scopes in a safe and effective manner based on established standards. Cleans, calibrates, operates and performs preventative maintenance on equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations and infection control policies and guidelines. Reports and documents equipment repairs. Documents procedures, images, videos and patient charges utilizing the endoscope and ultrasound information systems. Assists in maintaining inventory for unit by informing unit when supplies are needed, stocking supplies, and receiving ordered supplies. Performs various clerical duties which includes answering of phones, filing, data entry, scheduling and compilation of patient records. Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper techniques. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures. Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards. Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required. Education Required: High School Graduate. Experience Required: Typically requires 1 year of experience in a nursing assistant, medical assistant or similar patient care position. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: Ability to work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment. Basic computer skills. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Excellent organizational skills. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, reach above shoulders and twist frequently during work shift. Must be able to: lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist. lift up to 20 lbs. over the head. carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance. Must be able to: push/pull with 30 lbs. of force. perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present. Must wear lead aprons with the weight resting on shoulders. Must have speech, hearing, & sight for communication during procedures in which incumbents are working side-by-side and must have touch and fine motor skill coordination. Must be able to function in a very limited space as procedure rooms are small and work will be in close proximity to the other health care members and physician they are assisting. May be exposed to mechanical, electrical, chemical, radiation, blood and body fluids; therefore, protective clothing including gloves, gown, and masks with eye shields, laser glasses, foot, and hair covers just be worn as necessary. Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job. This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.Apply NowJoin our Talent Network Share Clinical Services at Advocate Aurora Jobs like this Medical Assistant- Johnsonville Employer Clinic Sheboygan Falls, WI Respiratory Therapist - PRN Sheboygan, WI Respiratory Therapist - Part Time - Nights Sheboygan, WI Respiratory Therapist - PRN Sheboygan, WIAdvocate Aurora Health is committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. Diversity lives in the differences, great and small, that matter to us and make each of us unique - from our age and the color of our skin, to our abilities and the things we believe in. We know that empowering our differences inspires creativity that leads to innovative solutions - for our team members, consumers and communities. And because health care is built upon relationships, it's important for the people we serve to be able to trust us to meet their unique needs. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our team members can thrive and our business can grow. As a team member, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.

Keywords: Advocate Health Care, Sheboygan , GI Tech, Other , Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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