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Surgical Technologist Level II

Company: New York City Health & Hospitals Corp.
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

About NYC Health + Hospitals Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center is one of New York Citys premier acute care hospitals. Located in Downtown Bronx, Lincoln is a teaching hospital renowned for its Centers of Excellence, and a recognized industry leader in the implementation of state-of-the art medical technology and best practices. Our team of highly trained and caring medical professionals is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care that is safe, compassionate, culturally competent and patient-centered. Comprehensive services are offered in three major primary care areas: Medicine, Pediatrics, and Womens Health in addition to more than eighty (80) specialty services. At Lincoln, the safety and comfort of our patients is our number one priority. Visit us at www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/lincoln (http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/lincoln) . Job Description Purpose of Position: Under direct supervision by a Registered Professional Nurse, surgeon, or other healthcare professional. Serves as part of a medical team providing surgical care to patients; facilitates the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures. Examples of Typical Tasks: 1. Prepares the operating room and sterile field for surgical procedures, including setting up surgical supplies, instruments and equipment using sterile technique and ensuring that surgical equipment is functioning properly and safely, 2. Assists healthcare professional in receiving, labelling and verifying sterile solutions and medications to be administered during surgery according to established protocol; may assist anesthesia personnel. 3. Verifies patient's identity, correct surgical site, and correct surgical procedure. 4. Assists in moving and positioning patient for surgery; adheres to established safety guidelines. 5. Assists surgeon throughout the operative procedure, including anticipating instrument needs. Responsible for handling instruments and other sterile supplies to surgeon; maintains accurate count of sponges, needles and instruments in preoperative setting. 6. Properly cares for, and handles specimens taken for laboratory analysis. Minimum Qualifications 1. Completion of an appropriate training program for Surgical Technologist in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard or Public Health Services Commissioned Corps; or 2. Service in the federal government to the extent that the individual performed duties related to the practice of Surgical Technology. How To Apply If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button or forward your resume, noting the above Job ID #, to: Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center Human Resources Department 234 Eugenio Maria De Hostos Blvd, (East 149th Street), 2nd Floor Annex Bronx, NY 10451 Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF): The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Please visit the PSLF website for eligibility information: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service (https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service) .

Keywords: New York City Health & Hospitals Corp., New Rochelle , Surgical Technologist Level II, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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