Patient Support/OR Technician - 12:00PM to 8:00PM

New York, NY
Contract Type
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 Patient Support Techncian.

In this role, the successful candidate Position Summary:Assists the professional staff in the care of patients and families by completing assigned patient care tasks; provides competent, safe, and compassionate care with emphasis on an understanding of the challenges faced by hospitalization, undergoing procedures or diagnostic tests; provides support to the unit in the maintenance and safety of supplies, equipment and the environment; demonstrates NYULMC Core Values in all aspects of job performance.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensures that necessary equipment and supplies are present in the operating rooms and on the unit. Gives direct assistance to all health care surgical team members.
  • Demonstrates accountability for supplies, equipment, and environmental support.
  • Completes annual mandatory competency checklists. Participates in the orientation process of new staff and gives guidance to team members unfamiliar with equipment. .
  • Completes delegated responsibilities as directed by the nursing staff Provides assistance to patients in the activities as applicable.
  • Maintains cleanliness of the patient care unit as appropriate to position. (i.e., instrument room, sterile supply room, warmers, equipment rooms, clearing of hallways, OR suite. Responds to requests for specific tasks as delegated by any registered professional nurse.
  • Demonstrates respect for patient confidentiality, privacy, dignity and rights.
  • Participates in unit meetings.
  • Verbally and non-verbally communicates responsiveness and support to patients, families, and other staff. Completes activities as assigned.
  • Uses a clear, caring and respectful communication style with patients and families, nurses and other members of the health care team. Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
  • Seeks learning resources for identified learning needs. Recognizes own limitations and requests assistance when needed.
  • Verbally and non-verbally communicates responsiveness and support to patients, families, and other staff. Completes activities as assigned.
  • Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control standards. Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of sterile technique.
  • Utilizes specialized skills and safety when carrying out specific tasks of patient care as assigned. Demonstrates an awareness of the needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and different cultures.
  • Assists in supporting unit activities as requested. Assists in emergency situations as directed.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:High School graduate or equivalent required. Minimum 6 months of experience in the OR or formal training as an OR Technician is required. Working knowledge of English is evident in verbal, reading and writing abilities; other language an asset; demonstrated ability in computer skills; demonstrated ability in sterile techniques and equipment readiness for sterile processing. Demonstrates physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:None.

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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