Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Patient Suprt Tech-Essex Cross.
In this role, the successful candidate Assists the professional staff in the care of patients and families by completing assigned patient care tasks; provides competent, safe, and compassionate care with emphasis on an understanding of the challenges faced by hospitalization, undergoing procedures or diagnostic tests; provides support to the unit in the maintenance and safety of supplies, equipment and the environment; demonstrates NYULMC Core Values in all aspects of job performance
Demonstrates respect for patient confidentiality, privacy, dignity, and rights.
Demonstrates accountability for supplies, equipment, and environmental support
Recognizes own limitations and requests assistance when needed.
Seeks learning resources for identified learning needs.
Participates in unit meetings
Participates in the orientation process of new staff and gives guidance to team members unfamiliar with equipment.
Completes annual mandatory competency checklists.
Utilizes specialized skills and safety when carrying out specific tasks of patient care as assigned.
Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control standards. Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of sterile technique. Demonstrates an awareness of the needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and different cultures
Assists in maintaining safety and comfort needs of patients and families. Assists with admission, transfer and discharge procedures per unit / service operations. Assists in supporting unit activities as requested. Assists in emergency situations as directed
Completes delegated responsibilities as directed by the nursing staff. Provides assistance to patients in the activities as applicable. Verbally and non-verbally communicates responsiveness and support to patients, families, and other staff. Completes activities as assigned.
Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
Uses a clear, caring and respectful communication style with patients and families, nurses and other members of the health care team.
Responds to requests for specific tasks as delegated by any registered professional nurse.
Maintains cleanliness of the patient care unit as appropriate to position. (i.e., instrument room, sterile supply room, warmers, equipment rooms, clearing of hallways, OR suite).
Ensures that necessary equipment and supplies are present in the operating rooms and on the unit. Gives direct assistance to all health care surgical team members.
Assist in the restocking of anesthesia supplies. Notifies Supervisor and Supply Chain Coordinator when gas tank supply needs to be reordered and empty tanks picked up.
Facilitates the turning over of Operating rooms between and after each case. Tasks include but are not limited to: Cleaning floors, wiping down equipment, disposing of waste and dirty supplies (including anesthesia machine area), assisting in patient transfer, and coordinating with surgical team, EVS and nursing staff for efficient flow processes.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School diploma or equivalent required. Working knowledge of English is evident in verbal, reading and writing abilities, other language an asset; demonstrates ability in computer skills; demonstrates ability in sterile techniques and equipment readiness for sterile processing. Certificate of training as an OR Assistant or one year of experience in an OR setting. Demonstrates physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a hospital or operating room Experience in a fast paced environment
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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About NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. 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.