NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is one of the nation's leading orthopedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopedic program in New York City. The hospital is consistently ranked among the leading orthopedic 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: Orthopedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Central Sterile Tech. In this role, the successful candidate 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.
Responsible for the organization's service standards and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
Responsible for decontamination, disinfection and cleaning methods.
Responsible for major surgical instruments preparation and assembly, inspection and packaging.
Responsible for the sterilization processes, documentation and delivery of sterile packages.
Effectively enters, modifies and searches information in the instrument tracking system..
Incorporates infection control guidelines during the transferring, storing and transporting of sterile packages.
Performs and documents quality assurance processes, and random sampling of products according to protocol.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Current certification for Central Service by an accredited agency as IAHCSMM or the National Certification for Surgical Technologist. 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. 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.
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at 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.