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Northwell Health Endoscopic Perioperative Technician (EPT) in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 47980

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for all endoscopic equipment and trays used during perioperative procedures.
  • Maintains current knowledge of equipment operation and surgical terminology as need for the functions of their job below -

  • Sets up specialty equipment required for endoscopic procedure including but not limited to verifying the operative site, and ensuring equipment is clean and functioning.

  • Escalates any malfunction, missing items or breach in sterility immediately to the appropriate party (e.g., RN or Supervisor)

  • Troubleshoots and resolves technical issues with equipment before during and after procedures, as required.

  • Receives, identifies, stages and/or stores instrument trays based on procedure cards and uses appropriate aseptic technique.

  • Follows appropriate technique for handling of specialty instruments and scopes. Disassembles, cleans, sanitizes and reassembles equipment according to established guidelines and returns to correct tray as needed

  • Collaborates with vendor support services regarding software updates, downloads, and to resolve equipment issues. Arranges for loaner equipment, as required.

  • Performs testing of and maintains records of all equipment-related activities before each case and after procedures are done for the day.

  • Review OR schedule, type and post next day's endoscopic schedule.

  • Generates Synergy service reports and instrument repair procedures as needed.

  • Performs all functions of the Perioperative Assistant as per the existing job description

  • Adheres to safety and infection control policies. Demonstrates knowledge and skills in waste disposal and standard precautions.

  • Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment as designated by established department policies and procedures.

  • Performs related duties as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Minimum of one year experience as Perioperative Assistant required.

  • Successful completion of training program, within probationary period, required.

  • Working knowledge of basic computer applications, including basic hardware, required.

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