NYU School of Medicine Central Sterile Technician in New York, New York

NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children’s hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. 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. For more information, go to nyulangone.org, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Central Sterile Technician.

In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for all instruments exchange carts, par level carts, instrument sets, single peel packs, and emergency supplies meet established quotas both qualitatively and quantitatively. Delivers them to the surgical suites in a timely manner. Decontaminates, disinfects, test, adjust and assembles mobile patient equipment and assists in decontaminating designated surgical instrumentation. Inventories, orders and stocks medical disposable goods in storage areas and is responsible for the materials handling within the sterile processing area. Answers telephones, handles face to face interactions with internal and external customers and actively participate in continuous quality improvement process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization processes, documentation and delivery of sterile packages.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of major surgical instruments preparation and assembly, inspection and packaging.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of decontamination, disinfection and cleaning methods.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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

Required Licenses: Central Sterile tech (IAHCSMM)

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 Health 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 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.
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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.