Laboratory Helper

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
4/20/2018
Closes
5/20/2018
Specialty
Miscellaneous
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.

 
  NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to nyulangone.org, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Laboratory Helper.

In this role, the successful candidate performs general work for Cardiac Catherization Laboratory and maintains cleanliness and sanitary conditions.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Complete annual hospital and unit specific competencies. Complete assigned learnings on Idevelop.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs errands in support of activities. Picks up and/or delivers items as necessary. Carries out errands promptly as directed.
  • Answers telephones in support of patient and unit activities. Answers telephones in a courteous manner. Coordinates departmental needs as directed by the Nurse Manager.
  • Creates film plates, maintains patient log, prepares film CD's as requested. Maintains imaging equipment functionality. Ensures film plates are accurate and logged. Maintains the patient log book. Maintains imaging equipment functionality. Prepares film CD's as requested.
  • Enters charges into the WITT system, reviews for accuracy and ensure patient ID screen is accurate. Enters charges into WITT system. Ensures all supplies used are captured. Reviews the nursing documentation to capture undocumented supplies. Ensures that the ID screen contains accurate and complete information. Reconciles all WITT charges against the daily Eagle report. Advises nurse manager of any charge discrepancies or issues.
  • Maintains inventory levels in procedure rooms, assists with storing supplies and pharmacy pick ups. Monitors supply levels in each lab and restocks as appropriate. Communicates needs to nurse manager to ensure timely ordering of sufficient supplies. Restocks pharmacy supplies as needed. Unpacks and stores supplies in appropriate locations according to cath lab procedures.
  • Cleans and prepares supplies for reprocessing. Collects supplies to be reprocessed in the lab to prepare for cleaning. Discards/disposes of damaged supplies according to established criteria. Cleans and/or sterilizes supplies to be reprocessed using appropriate techniques. Prepares supplies for pick up according to laboratory procedures. Stores clean supplies in designated locations.
  • Provides general care and maintenance of work areas and equipment in the laboratory. Ensures clean work areas are available for work activities. Provides patient care as directed. Cleans work area and equipment promptly following completion of daily activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • To qualify you must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

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

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health 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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