Provides direct patient care to all adult cardiac surgical patients. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and spiritual needs of the patient. Ongoing communication with physicians and other Open Heart team members. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of the surgical operating team are met. Maintains autoclave logs. Precept surgical technologists joining the team. Positions and assists patient during procedure.
Graduate of an accredited surgical tech program.
At least 2 years peri-operative experience preferred.
At least 2 years cardiovascular open-heart experience preferred.
Holds current CPR/BLS certification. (American Heart Association)Surgical Tech Certification required
Job : Surgical Services
Primary Location : FL-Hialeah
Hospital/Facility : 329-Palmetto General Hospital - Hialeah, FL
Job Type : Full-time
Shift Type : Evenings
Shift begin time : 3:00 PM Shift end time : 11:00 PM