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Operating Room Equipment Specialist - Days

Job ID 00756961 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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New York, New York


Day (United States of America)


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Operating Room Equipment Specialist - Days

Bring your talents to New York’s #1-ranked hospital, where we’re proudly introducing the world to the future of surgical care and caring. Recently, we made headlines for scarless surgery – techniques that leave patients with no external wounds. And right now, we’re studying metabolic surgery as a potential cure for Type 2 diabetes. Across our six state-of-the-art campuses, exceptionally skilled professionals like you are shaping the field and improving the lives of countless human beings. Find out how you can help Make It Possible.

Under general supervision of Perioperative Services, this Operating Room Equipment Specialist is intended to coordinate and facilitate the technical interfaces for neurosurgery. The reliance on conventional and advanced technical platforms in neurosurgery has outgrown the capability of this role being assumed by clinical nursing. Existing platforms that are heavily dependent on informational processing, engineering and mechanics, device design, and industry-defined standard operating procedures warrants a focused technical role. Relationships and dependency on industry specialists also demands a continuous dialogue and access portal to ensure uninterrupted workflows.  This role provides a technical link between the surgeon, the OR nursing staff, Central Sterile Processing (CSPD), biomedical engineering, informational technology (IT), and equipment. The objectives with this new position are to increase surgical volume capacity and ensure patient safety by improving on-time performance, shortening case duration, reducing turnover time (neuro block currently has the longest TOT of all specialties), decreasing processing time, and facilitating the recognition and remediation of equipment issues. The Operating Room Equipment Specialist will participate in:

Case preparednessEquipment functionalityRoom set up Pre-emptive confirmation of availability (equipment needs, industry field specialists)Industry interface (training, access, and like) and equipment maintenance Coordinate and formalize a process of product evaluation

Join our high-profile team, and build on our reputation for excellence. Maintain an up to date inventory of Operating Room equipment and accessories. Thrive in a fast-paced environment that challenges you to perform at your best every day and fosters your continued growth and advancement. Experience life at the forefront of a better tomorrow – for patients, our hospital and your career. 

This is a Days position working 6:00am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday. 

Required Criteria

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous Operating Room, Biomedical and/or supply experience
  • Knowledge of Various types of O.R. equipment systems

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

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