NYU Langone is one of the nation's premier academic medical centers that includes five hospitals (Tisch Hospital, Rusk Rehabilitation, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Hassenfeld Children's Hospital of New York, and NYU Lutheran Medical Center) and more than 200 ambulatory locations across the New York metropolitan area. It also includes NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. Our trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Learn more about NYU Langone.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Endoscopy Technician.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for lifting, pushing, pulling or moving supplies and equipment with or without the use of assistive devices, handling chemicals and detergents and the ability to operate automated and technical equipment. Must be able to work rapidly and accurately.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Performs and documents quality assurance processes and random sampling of products according to protocol.
Incorporates infection control guidelines during the transferring, storing and transporting of sterile packages.
Responsible for major surgical instruments preparation and assembly, inspection and packaging.
Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization processes, documentation and delivery of sterile packages.Demonstrate knowledge and understanding by explanation of the functional operation of the steam, gas, plasma and pareacidic acid sterilizers in terms of time, temperature, pressure, and humidity. Describes what happens during each phase of the complete sterilization cycle. Demonstrate the operation of the sterilizers in terms of: selection of cycle, temperature selection, sterilizing-time selection, drying-time selection, closing and opening of door at beginning and end of cycle. Is able to describe the function of all dials and gauges on the sterilizer panel. Recognizes alarms and follows through with a corrective action. Demonstrate the use and function of the sterilizer recording print-outs in terms of reading the parameters to check the functioning of sterilizer, initialing the print out, and filing the print-out in the appropriate sterilizer log-book. Documents and reports any discrepancies with the load.
Responsible for decontamination, disinfection and cleaning methods.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or the equivalent .Current certification as Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor required. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and do basic mathematical calculations. Position may require flexible work schedule, weekends and holidays.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of specific health care products, patient care equipment, surgical instruments, medical terminology and basic use is required. Completion of formal central service technician or surgical technologist education program.Basic computer skills
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone 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 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. If you wish to view NYU Langone Medical Center's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm for more information.
NYU Langone Medical Center, 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.NYULMC.org.