Open Heart Surgical Tech

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
St Bernardine Medical Center
Standard Hours
Work Schedule
10 Hour


Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1931 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Bernardine Medical Center is a  342-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in San Bernardino, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including the Inland Empire Heart and Vascular Institute, an award-winning orthopedics program, surgical weight loss, and is an official Neurovascular Stroke Center, as designated by ICEMA.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit for more information.


  • The ORT in the designated scrub role, reports to the designated circulator and in conjunction with R.N. circulator, provides quality care for all assigned patients, adult and geriatric with special skills specific to Cardiac/Open Heart cases.
  • Assists in assuring readiness of O.R., demonstrates technical competence and knowledge related to equipment, instruments and supplies utilized in scrub role.
  • This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of St. Bernardine Medical Center.
  • It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.
  • The employee shall support St. Bernardine Medical Center's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities.



Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum 1 year open heart surgical tech experience in an accredited open heart program in an acute care facility.
  • Able to assist surgeon with cannulation Excellent eye/hand coordination.
  • Ability to work in emergency situations with calm and good judgment
  • Excellent team skills
  • Understanding of the heart surgical field
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
Position is represented by SEIU


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