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Endoscope Reprocessing Tech II: Endoscopy/ 40hrs/Days

Company: Beth Israel Lahey Health
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you're making a difference in people's lives.
Job Type:
Scheduled Hours:
Work Shift:
Day (United States of America)
The GI Department is seeking a full time Endoscope Reprocessing Tech II, to work 40hrs/wk, day shift. Great benefits!
Job Summary: Provides on-site support for the reprocessing of flexible endoscopes and related devices and equipment Gastroenterology Endoscopy procedural areas in compliance with manufacturers' instructions and or hospital policy. The Endoscope Reprocessor Technician (ERT) II will contribute to safe, quality and fiscally responsible cleaning of endoscopes per manufacturer and organizational instructions and adhere to all infection control policies at BIDMC. The ERT II is a competent practitioner who practices with minimal guidance and direction asking for assistance when necessary
Job Description:
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintains inventories of endoscopic and reprocessing equipment and supplies.

  • Performs safety checks to verify proper equipment functioning.

  • Maintains and verifies compliance with all appropriate logbook entries.

  • Prepares procedural rooms according to endoscopic procedure requirements.

  • Cleans, disinfects, or calibrates scopes or other endoscopic instruments according to manufacturer recommendations and facility standards.

  • Maintains endoscopic and reprocessing equipment for optimal functionality and coordinates repairs as needed, according to facility policy and procedure.

  • Able to articulate understanding of policies and procedures of the department. Must also have understanding of the AAMI standards to reference and apply this knowledge as it pertains to scope reprocessing. Adheres to BIDMC Infection Control policies related to scope reprocessing.

  • Participates in in-services and educational offerings as well as maintains compliance with assigned educational training.

  • Under the guidance of the ERTIII, Clinical Advisor or Nursing Director assumes responsibility for precepting ERT I and completes orientation documentation and provides feedback on the role related competencies of the orientee.

    Required Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or GED required.

    • 1-3 years related work experience required.

    • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • CER certification highly encouraged.


        • Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.

        • Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

        • Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.

        • Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

        • Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

        • Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

        • Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.

        • Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

          Physical Nature of the Job:
          Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force frequently. Work is physically demanding and requires extended periods of standing and/or moving.
          FLSA Status:
          As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.
          More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.
          Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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