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
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.
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.
Demontrates ability to assist surgeons with procedures done in Operating Room, based on level of competency.
Demontrates knowledge of specific Operating Room and general hospital polices and procedures and legal aspects which affect technicians role.
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.
Assists surgeon and/or surgical team in proper positioning of patient for surgery.
Maintains patient safety by applying principles of body alignment during positioning. Knows principles and can adapt to varying situations.
Demonstrates an ability to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and emergency situations.
Helps to ensure a quiet, safe and efficient environment in the Operating Room.
Performs activities related to indirect patient care.
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.
Collaborates with members of Operating Room team in order to maintain equipment and supplies for surgical procedure.
Responds well to emergencies, changes in assignemts, fluctuation in surgical schedule and demonstrates flexibility in planning.
Assists in keeping Operating Room and work areas clean and organizes; restocks supplies and equipment in assigned rooms.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.