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Unit Technician - Endoscopy

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Mankato, MN
Date:
05/08/2018
2018-05-082018-06-22
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • LPN/LVN
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Infection Control
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Cardiology
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  • Emergency Services
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Job Details




City

Mankato




State

Minnesota




Telecommute

No




Department

Nursing





Position description

Assists with diagnostic examinations and procedures. Utilizes two patient identifier process when preparing patient for examination or procedure. Positions patients safely according to guidlines for examination or procedure. Identifies equipment needed for examinations and procedures including protocol for setup, usage and dismantling. Safely transports and assist patients to rooms. Cleans examination and procedure rooms according to environmental services standards and specifications. Replaces any used supplies and notifies supervisor of any needed supplies or equipment not replaced. Visually inspects room and equipment for safety concerns. Reports problems with equipment to supervisor according to policy. Performs delegated specific patient care skills. Performs specific skills on approved unit skills for Unit Technician. Performs and monitors patient vital signs including, but not limited to, ECG, Blood Pressure, and Oxygen Saturations under supervision of RN. Reports in a timely manner any abnormal findings to RN or Provider. Documents patient care provided, according to unit specific EMR requirements. Performs basic patient care skills - I&O, Ambulation, Transfer and Positioning in Bed, Chair, Cart; Feeding those without swallowing deficiencies; Urinanalysis Sample Collection from Collection Device; Height; Weight. Performs non-clinical tasks to support departmental functions. Completes assigned audits by due date. Restocks unit supplies as needed. Correlates procedure charge with actual procedure performed per unit requirements. Procures required medical records under direction of RN or Provider. Answers incoming departmental phone calls and directs appropriately.




Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate or Baccalaureate degree preferred. Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) or successful completion of one quarter/semester of clinicals and currently enrolled in an LPN or RN program required. EMT certification may be substituted for these requirements for Emergency Department only. One to two years acute clinical patient care experience preferred.




Additional qualifications

Basic computer knowledge and skills required. Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines required. Must demonstrate excellent organizational, communication, writing and listening skills. Ability to work effectively in a team setting and be flexible required. Knowledge of medical terminology required. For ICU only, required to take cardiac classes within 6 months of hire.




License or certification

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required through American Heart Association or Red Cross. Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) or successful completion of one quarter/semester of clinicals and currently enrolled in an LPN or RN program required. EMT certification may be substituted for these requirements for Emergency Department only.




Exemption status

Non-exempt




Compensation Detail

Minimum rate is $14.79 based upon union contract.




Benefits eligible

Yes




Schedule

Part Time




Hours / Pay period

40




Schedule details

8 hour rotating day/evening shifts. Orientate at full time hours.




Weekend schedule

Occasional weekends. On call hours required.




Site description

Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.




Category

Nursing, Other Patient Care




Career profile

Nursing




Job posting number

97963BR




Recruiter

Cassie Schlaak




Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).



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