University of Rochester Ambulatory Procedure Technician - 215890 in Rochester, New York
Ambulatory Procedure Technician
Strong Memorial Hospital
Full Time 40 hours Grade 090 GI Endo Ambulatory Nursing/SMH
7AM-5:30PM; WEEKENDS/HOLIDAY ON CALL
Demonstrates technical knowledge in preparing instruments, equipment and supplies for procedures. Supports and assists team with the technical portion of the procedure.
Selects required equipment and supplies for procedures based on provider’s preferences. Prepares room for procedures.
Anticipates supplies and equipment requirements during the procedure based on own technical knowledge of the procedure and changes that occur throughout the procedure.
Constructs, tests and assures correct working order of all supplies and equipment prior to and during procedures.
Demonstrates principles of aseptic technique theories to equipment preparation and maintenance and when assisting with procedures. Identifies any potential compromise to sterile/High Level Disinfectant integrity of items throughout the procedure.
Disassembles, identifies defective or malfunctioning parts, and provides preventive maintenance for all procedures supplies and equipment. Performs maintenance of all endoscopes including inspection, leak testing, cleaning, high level disinfecting and identifying needed repairs. Follows established protocols for reprocessing endoscopes and accessories and for storing equipment.
Procures urgently requested equipment and supplies.
Based on material and/or manufacturer's guidelines, identifies methods of High-Level Disinfection for products. Pre-cleans all instruments in preparation for High Level Disinfection.
Works with physicians and nurses in the selection of new inventory. Communicates with vendors and internal purchasing department. Updates protocols and equipment/supply preference list of physicians.
High School diploma or equivalent plus three (3) years of experience in a patient care setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Associates degree preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology, procedures and computers experience is preferred.
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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