University of Rochester Ambulatory Technologist in Rochester, New York

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Part Time XX hours Grade 000 Dept Desc

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under general direction from nurse manager, nurse leader or designee, the ambulatory technologist collects data and performs a variety of clinical tasks in support of patient care in an out-patient clinical setting. Responsibilities include a variety of technical and information system tasks involving patient care functions affecting the comfort, care and safety of patients

Typical duties:

Attaches patient to diagnostic and medical equipment such as but not limited to dynamapp, pulse oximeter, EKG, and cardiac monitor.

During exam provides information, comfort and care to the patient by explaining next steps, systems and their status. In order to ensure smooth operation and patient safety, assures that supplies and equipment are readily available.

Anticipates and ensures the correct number and type of supplies are available in each exam room at all times.

Enters patient data, patient condition and patient care performed into electronic medical record system.

Maintains adequacy of clinical equipment and medical supply levels needed for patient care and related to patient safety which may require reordering, stocking and cleaning. Conducts inventory of supplies, rotates inventory, monitors expiration dates, requisitions needed supplies from internal and external vendors, reconciles orders with delivery, tracks utilization for cost trending purposes. Makes recommendations regarding opportunities to decrease cost in the use of equipment and supplies. Interacts and problem solves with purchasing department when products are on back order.

Implements standard infection prevention measures such as proper hand hygiene and contact/isolation precautions according to established protocols. Monitors infection prevention practices for breaches and suggests/initiates corrections.

With RN oversight, precepts new Ambulatory Technologist to the area providing detailed overview of requirements and assuring competence in all areas of practice.

Performs administrative duties as assigned and may include scheduling and registration

Prepares room for procedures.

Provides standard, basic instruction to the patient.

Accurately prepares specimens for the lab.

Checks and calibrates equipment according to equipment protocol.

Ensures accuracy for all requisitions and verifies all specimens are labeled and logged correctly.

Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent plus three 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 computer experience is preferred.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Ambulatory Technologist

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 209792

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Part-Time