Central Sterile Technician - Nights (Full Time, Temporary)
NYU Langone Health
March 16, 2018
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 Central Sterile Tech.
In this role, the successful candidate Position Summary:Ensures all instruments (e.g., exchange carts, par level carts, instrument sets and single peel packs) and emergency supplies meet established quotas, both qualitatively and quantitatively. Deliver instruments to the surgical suites in a timely manner. Decontaminate, disinfect, test, adjust, assemble and transport mobile patient equipment. Decontaminate, inspect, assemble, prep and pack and sterilize designated surgical instrumentation. Conducts inventories (e.g., orders and stocks medical disposable goods in storage areas and ensures sterile processing of all materials. Answers telephone; responds to requests from internal and external customers and actively participate in a continuous quality improvement process.Ensures that all instruments exchange carts, case carts, instrument sets, single peel packs, and emergency supplies meet established quotas both qualitatively and quantitatively. Handles face to face interactions with internal and external customers and actively participate in continuous quality improvement process.
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.
Effectively enters, modifies and searches information in the instrument tracking system..
Responsible for the sterilization processes, documentation and delivery of sterile packages.
Responsible for major surgical instruments preparation and assembly, inspection and packaging.
Responsible for decontamination, disinfection and cleaning methods.
Responsible for the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent. Current certification for Central Service by an accredited agency as IAHCSMM. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and do basic mathematical calculations. Position may require flexible work schedule, weekends and holidays. Basic computer skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of specific health care products, patient care equipment, surgical instruments, medical terminology and basic use is required.
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.