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FGP Surg Technologist-Plastic Surgery

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Job Description:

NYU School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Surgical Technologist (37.5).

In this role, the successful candidate Assists the surgical team during the procedure. Handles the instruments, supplies and equipment, anticipates the needs of the surgical team, and communicates effectively with the team to ensure efficient quality patient care.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviews the operating room schedule at the beginning of the day to plan and prepare instrument and equipment needs.
  • Assists the circulating nurse in setting up room equipment, opening supplies and instruments
  • Adheres to surgical scrub, gown and glove technique policy and procedures
  • Sets up sterile field and performs counts with circulating nurse.
  • Drapes patient according to routine procedure
  • Anticipates, assists and provides supplies and instrumentation for surgeon
  • Maintains sterile technique during procedure and keeps back table/mayo stand neat and orderly at all times
  • Ensures proper handling of the surgical specimens with circulating nurse, as directed by the surgeon
  • Prepares instruments for cleaning and terminal sterilization and transports to dirty utility room
  • Assists with cleaning of operating room between cases and sets up for next case
  • Functions as instrument technician, as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications:

    To qualify you must have a Certified by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Graduate of approved accredited school/Program of Surgical Technology.

    Required Licenses: Cert Surgical Technologist

    Preferred Qualifications:

    One year experience as a Certified Surgical Technologist in a large complex Operating Room, preferred. Graduate of program certified by ARC/STSA (Accreditation review committee/surgical technologist and surgical assisting) Certified Surgical technologist BLS Experience scrubbing on plastic surgery procedures preferred Set up cases with all needed supplies and equipment Maintain sterile field during the procedure Anticipate the needs of the surgeon during plastic surgical cases Assist with OR cleaning at the end of the case/end of day Wash instruments/set up trays, wrap and sterilize trays Daily and weekly Sterilization monitoring Order and stock supplies for OR Assist with Preop/PACU needs of patients Run errands as needed Assist with Practice/Clinic office hours

    Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

    NYU School of Medicine 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 School of Medicine 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.

    If you wish to view NYU School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New York , FGP Surg Technologist-Plastic Surgery, Healthcare , New York, New York

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