NYU Medical Center Turnover Technician in New York, New York

Turnover Technician

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Job Description

NYU Langone Healthis 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, includingfive inpatient locations,a children's hospital,three emergency roomsand a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is theLaura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated cancer center, andNYU 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 tonyulangone.org, and interact with us onFacebook,Twitter,YouTubeandInstagram.

Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Turnover Technician.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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that necessary equipment and supplies are present in the procedure rooms and on the unit. Assists in keeping patient environment, patient equipment and patient care areas/units clean, safe and orderly. Runs errands to other departments, including but not limited to, the delivery of specimens and equipment.

  • Assists the nurse in the review and corrective action plans regarding patient/family response, and satisfaction.

  • Completes annual mandatory education requirements for patient care technicians.

  • Completes delegated responsibilities as directed by the nursing staff. Provides assistance to patients in the activities (listed in the Performance Standards by service/unit) as applicable. Observes general behavior and reports same to the registered nurse to whom assigned. Verbally and non-verbally communicates responsiveness and support to patients, families, and other staff.

  • Assists in having patient ready for scheduled procedures including placing the patient on a stretcher or in a wheelchair. Gives direct assistance to all team members, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, physicians, cardio-vascular technologists, lab helpers, nursing attendants, patient unit clerks, escort, dietary and other health care employees. Provides for security of patients personal property, and handles valuables according to hospital procedure.

  • Assists in the collection of data for the units Quality and Performance Improvement Program, that includes patient satisfaction and other measures.

  • Participates in the orientation process of other turnover technicians.

  • Assists in data collection and activities as assigned. Assists in maintaining safety and comfort needs of patients and families. Assists with admission, transfer and discharge procedures per unit / service operations.

  • Maintains cleanliness of the patient care unit as appropriate to position. (i.e., utility room, unit refrigerators, etc.). Reports all observations concerning patients to the professional nurse responsible for the patient on a given shift. Responds to requests for specific tasks as delegated by any registered professional nurse.

  • Demonstrates accountability for supplies, equipment, and environmental support.

  • Participates in unit meetings and conferences.

  • Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control standards. Demonstrates an awareness of the needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and different cultures.

  • Answers patients call lights promptly and effectively; completes patient requests for assistance with personal care and activity, and reports those requests not within the role of the patient care technician to the professional nurse assigned to the patient.

  • Demonstrates respect for patient confidentiality, privacy, dignity, and rights.

  • Seeks learning resources for identified learning needs.

  • Utilizes specialized skills and safety when carrying out specific tasks of patient care as assigned. Assists in supporting unit activities as requested. Assists in emergency situations as directed.

  • Uses a clear, caring and respectful communication style with patients and families, nurses and other members of the health care team. Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.

  • Discusses educational concerns and goals with the Nurse Manager or appropriate leadership.

  • Recognizes own limitations and requests assistance when needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required

  • Working knowledge of English is evident in verbal, reading and writing abilities; other language an asset

  • Demonstrated ability in computer skills

  • Demonstrated ability in sterile techniques and equipment readiness for sterile processing.

Preferred Qualifications:Minimum of one year of experience as a Nursing Attendant within the last two years.

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.If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, pleaseclick here. Pleaseclick hereto view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visithttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htmfor more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, pleaseclick here.

Company Location

NYU Langone Hospitals




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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM