Operating Room Nurses and Surgical Technologists
Interview Day - Tuesday, August 21, 9:00am-4:00pm
With more than 169,000 surgical procedures completed in 2017 at Northwell Health facilities, our OR team is truly Made for this! We’re never satisfied and are always looking for new and innovative ways to deliver the finest care possible. That’s why we’re bringing together a team of top clinical professionals and providing them with the latest in state-of-the-art surgical technology, such as the DaVinci Xi robot and so much more. We’re also growing fast, adding OR suites and enhancing our extensive capabilities.
- Main OR - As New York’s trusted source for surgical excellence, we are seeking OR nurses with experience in Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Thoracic, Cardiac surgery and more.
- Ambulatory Surgery - We’re a national leader and recognized innovator in minimally-invasive and related procedures for getting patients back on their feet as quickly as possible.
- Robotic Surgery - As a national leader in Robotic surgery, we are using the most advanced equipment and cutting-edge technology such as the DaVinci Xi robot, to redefine patient care. Northwell Health is recognized as Network of Excellence for Advanced Robotic Surgery. Read more.
OR Nurses must have a BSN and at least 1-2 years minimum OR experience to register.
Glen Cove Hospital
Northwell Glen Cove is the hospital located in a city but with the heart of a small town community. We are a community hospital with 247 inpatient beds. We have a six room operating suite capable of supporting surgeons performing General, Genitourinary, GYN, ENT, Cataract, Podiatric, Vascular and Plastic Surgeries. Glen Cove OR is the recent recipient of the Go Clear Award from AORN signifying that our OR has successfully completed the Go Clear program and has made the commitment to a surgical smoke-free environment. We have made our patients’, our surgical team and our entire hospital’s health a top priority. At this time, we are one of two hospitals in New York State and the only hospital in the Northwell System to have received this award. Glen Cove OR’s positive culture has been rated as a tier one OR for the second year in a row. Our ORs are staffed Monday-Friday from 7am to 11pm. Call is required for overnight, weekends and holidays.
Huntington Hospital is the only hospital on Long Island and the second in the state to receive Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times in a row. Huntington hospital averages over 9,000 cases a year and features 12 Operating Rooms with 2 Robots. Procedures encompass many services including Orthopedics, Spine, Neuro, Robotics, Bariatrics, Plastics, General, GYN, GU, ENT, Colorectal, Ophthalmology, Vascular, Thoracic, Podiatry, Foot/ Ankle, and Hand.
RN- 8, 10, 12-hour shifts
Lenox Hill Hospital- Manhattan
Lenox Hospital is a recognized source for surgical excellence with cutting-edge DaVince Xi and Si robotic systems. We’ve been named one of U.S. News and World Report’s top hospitals for heart surgery, cardiac, GI surgery, and neurosurgery. Lenox Hill has 22 operating rooms, 3 robotics operating suites and 651 beds. With our 25+ surgeons on the 2018 New York magazine’s “Best Doctors” they completed more than 15,500 procedures last year in various specialties including, open heart, ENT, neuro, ortho and spine,
RN & Techs- 8 and 10-hour shifts
LIJ Forest Hills
Long Island Forest Hills Hospital is located in the heart of Queens. We are a community hospital with 240 inpatient beds. We have 8 Operating rooms serving multiple service lines: orthopedics including total joints, general surgery, urology, gynecology, Bariatric, urogynocology, Breast, vascular, plastics, ENT, and Thoracic.
We are currently building our faculty physician and voluntary network to serve and support our Queens community. We staff the ORs Monday through Friday, 7a-11p, with staggered shifts (7a-3, 11-7, 1-9, 3-11p). On call is required to cover nights and weekends.
LIJ Medical Center - New Hyde Park
LIJ Medical Center is a Magnet® designated hospital that performed over 29,000 surgeries in 2017 in their 24 main and ambulatory operating rooms. They have expanded their services in surgical oncology and are an Ortho Joint, Robotics and minimally invasive GYN Center of Excellence. LIJ is a designated Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and employs a shared governance model and a clinical ladder for continued education and professional advancement. LIJ is easily accessible by bus with a stop right at their entrance!
RN and Techs - Varied shifts
LIJ Valley Stream
LIJ Valley Stream is a community –based hospital that's transforming to an Innovative Center of Orthopedic Excellence and are a recipient of the Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certification (JCDSC). Currently, they have 7 Operating Room suites with increasing volume, with a focus on the latest technology in Orthopedic surgery, and minimally invasive spine procedures.
Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (MEETH) is part of Lenox Hill Hospital and provides ambulatory surgery and a variety of outpatient specialty services. Established in 1869, the hospital has a world-renowned reputation for its accomplishments in otolaryngology, ophthalmology, plastic surgery and orthopaedics. In 2017, 47 MEETH physicians were named among New York Magazine’s Best Doctors. The Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital features 17 operating rooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
RN- 8, 10 and 12-hour shifts
North Shore University Hospital - Manhasset
North Shore University Hospital is a Magnet® designated hospital with 23 operating rooms that service various procedures 24/7. Their growing kidney transplant program (both cadaveric and living donor) will start transplants in early 2019. They have a robust orthopedic program specializing in joints and trauma injuries and their neuro unit handles both advanced specialized general and neuro cases while open-heart procedures, heart transplants, TAVR’s and LVAD’s lead our cardiac service line which is also a part of the Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital. They are a Trauma 1 Certified Center and operate on a shared governance model. Their collaborative care councils allow for multiple staff champions and growth within the department. NSUH is currently designing a new Surgical Pavilion with 18 state-of-the-art OR’s that allows us to continue growing and serving our community.
Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), located in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a Magnet® Recognized hospital and one of nine hospitals worldwide that are Planetree Designated with Distinction which means that NWH is a teaching hospital and nationally recognized leader for patient-centered care. NWH recently opened a new surgical suite with six new ORs and a 14-bay Pre- and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit with modernized Central Sterile Processing and Supply Facility -- the first phase of a complete Surgical Services Modernization Plan. The new ORs accommodate leading-edge technology and help attract and retain highly-skilled surgeons, nurses and support staff. A cornerstone of our surgical program is the sophisticated robotic technology of the da Vinci® Surgical System, of which NWH is a Dual Training Epicenter for Colorectal and General Surgery and is also a designated Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery. Also of note is our Bariatric Surgery Program led by a pioneering and renowned bariatric surgeon; our unique Aesthetic Oncology Program which combines advances in cancer surgery and breast reconstruction; and our Orthopedic and Spine Institute which uses the most current minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques. NWH employs a shared governance model and a clinical ladder for continued education and professional advancement.
Peconic Bay Medical Center - Riverhead
Peconic Bay Medical Center (PBMC) is located in Eastern Long Island on the beautiful North Fork with six large ORs and integrated video systems and a potential seventh OR within the next year. They are a designated as a Level 3 Trauma Center and opened a new Cardiac Cath Unit. They are Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification in the Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Programs as well as, ASMBS Certification in the Bariatric Program. They are currently working on SRC Accreditation in Robotic Surgery.
The Nursing team is encouraged and empowered to make improvements through the Collaborative Care Councils. We participate in the System Perioperative Fellowship Program, whereby inexperienced RN’s are encouraged to join the OR team.
RN and Surgical Tech- 10 and 13 hour shifts. Both disciplines are required to take “on call” responsibilities weekends and Holidays
Phelps Hospital a community hospital in Sleepy Hollow NY ( Westchester County) sits on a bucolic 70-acre campus, situated on the serene Hudson River. Phelps is a 238 bed facility which is home to a new Davinci robot, advanced surgical procedures, a busy endoscopy unit featuring advanced endoscopic procedures. We recently opened a 20,000 sq foot surgical suite which includes a 17 private room holding area, 5 spacious operations rooms and an 8 bay PACU. We perform 4000 surgical procedure /year and growing, and in addition, perform 5100 Endoscopic procedures. Our facility is known for its focus on the patient experience and a culture of kindness and caring.
RN - 8 and 10 hours shift
Surgical Tech: 8 hours shift
Plainview Hospital is a busy community hospital located right off Route 135 in Nassau County. We provide ambulatory and outpatient surgery across various service lines: orthopedics, spine, general, plastics, urology, podiatry, ENT, and GYN. Plainview Operating Services averages 6,500 cases a year in 9 operating rooms. Plainview Hospital's OR employee satisfaction scores are one of the best across all ORs at Northwell.
RN: 10 and 12 hour shifts
Southside Hospital is the only tertiary hospital in Suffolk County part of the Northwell family and it is a trauma center. The hospital averages 8,900 cases per year and features 10 Operating Rooms with 2 Cardiac rooms including a Hybrid & 1 Robot room. Procedures encompass many services including Cardiac, Orthopedics, Spine, Neuro, Robotics, Plastics, General, GYN, GU, ENT, Colorectal, Vascular, Thoracic, Podiatry.
Staten Island University Hospital
With 10 operating rooms and one cytoscopy room, both Staten Island hospitals performed over 13,000 procedures in 2017 as we serve a patient population that ranges from infants to geriatrics. We are also building our first hybrid OR suite.
Procedures include: general surgery, gastroenterology, vascular, oral/maxillofacial surgery, bariatric, burns, ECT, podiatry, gynecology, urology, ear, nose and throat, orthopedics, neurosurgery, thoracic surgery, plastic and hand surgery as well as pain management. We are also in the midst of a significant expansion and renovation of our surgical areas, which is opening up exciting opportunities for OR registered nurses. We’re seeking nurses with two years of OR experience.
RN and Surgical Tech: 8 hours shifts
Syosset is a community hospital with 6 main OR’s specializing in orthopedic and bariatric surgery. Syosset has been recognized by the Joint Commission as a Center of Excellence for both programs. Syosset is also home of the Davis Eye Center that has 5 OR’s dedicated to the Ophthalmology service line. The hospital is easily accessible off of Jericho Tpke and offers a wonderful community feel.
RN and Surgical Tech Shifts—8. 10, 12