Surgical Technologist (Full Time, 11AM-7PM)

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11/29/2017
Closes
12/13/2017
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
  The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Surgical Technologist.

In this role, the successful candidate Position Summary:Assists Surgical Team in smooth and efficient operation of surgical suite, ensuring a high level of quality patient care is maintained. Assists professional staff before, during and after all surgical procedures.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Assists in keeping Operating Room and work areas clean and organizes; restocks supplies and equipment in assigned rooms.
  • Responds well to emergencies, changes in assignemts, fluctuation in surgical schedule and demonstrates flexibility in planning.
  • Collaborates with members of Operating Room team in order to maintain equipment and supplies for surgical procedure.
  • Demonstrates an ability to maintain efficiency in Operating Room on days of high activity; cleans rooms and equipment quickly to ensure a smooth flow and adherence to Operating Room schedule.
  • Performs activities related to indirect patient care.
  • Helps to ensure a quiet, safe and efficient environment in the Operating Room.
  • Demonstrates an ability to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and emergency situations.
  • Maintains patient safety by applying principles of body alignment during positioning. Knows principles and can adapt to varying situations.
  • Assists surgeon and/or surgical team in proper positioning of patient for surgery.
  • Assits surgeon and/or surgical team at sterile field by preparing and having available sterile instrument and equipment for specific surgical procedure; reviews surgeons preference card in advance, for proper case setup.
  • Demontrates knowledge of specific Operating Room and general hospital polices and procedures and legal aspects which affect technicians role.
  • Demontrates ability to assist surgeons with procedures done in Operating Room, based on level of competency.
  • Performs OR support responsibilities relate to surgical procedures under supervision of RN. Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic technique an avility to oversee its maintenance by all members of surgical team.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:High School deploma required or the equivalent. Must be a graduate of a certified Operating Room Scrub Technologist Program. Minimin of one year of recent clinical practice in and Operatin Room required. AST Certificaton required. Must have a working knowledge of the principles of body alignment and receive BLS training. Ability to communicate, read and write English required, Bi- lingual preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:Associates degree preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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