Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan, Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites.
Under direct supervision, and according to established policies and procedures, performs a variety of duties in the urology out-patient office.
â�¢ Performs urodynamic, cystometrography and uroflometry testing.
â�¢ Performs ultrasonography to determine various urological conditions or status including but not limited to post void residual, prostate volume, organic impotence and infertility related diagnoses.
â�¢ Changes, using sterile methods, subrapubic urinary catheters and insertion of various foley catheters.
â�¢ Assists physician at bedside for multiple outpatient procedures including cystoscopy, vasectomy, excision of lesions, prostate and bladder biopsy and Vantas implants for cancer patients.
â�¢ Handles surgical instruments and maintains strict aseptic technique when setting up and assisting physicians for procedures.
â�¢ Monitors vital signs and documents any changes to patient status during procedures.
â�¢ May provide instruction to patients as per physician order/protocol or reinforce physician instruction prior to or following procedures.
â�¢ Prepares for scheduled procedures ensuring that necessary equipment, instruments and supplies are ready for use.
â�¢ Maintains a clean and safe environment, cleans rooms and sterilizes equipment. Restocks exam rooms with standard supplies.
â�¢ Maintains power equipment and specialty instrumentation.
â�¢ Maintains and/or enhances professional expertise through appropriate educational and organizational activities.
â�¢ Active participation as a team member including mentoring new employees. Performs other related duties as assigned.
1. High school diploma or equivalent. Training in urology performing urodynamic testing, cystometrography and ultrasounds in a urology setting, or the equivalent combination of training and/or experience.
2. Experience as a Urology Technician strongly preferred.
3. Medical Assistant certification strongly preferred.
4. Basic life support (BCLS) certification.
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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