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  • Surgical Tech--Open Heart

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hours / Pay Period
    California Hospital Medical Center
    Standard Hours
    M-F 11-730PM
  • Overview

    Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/californiahospital for more information.


    Position Summary:

    The Open Heart Surgical Technician assists the Surgical Team in providing high quality health care to the patient that requires surgical intervention. He/she applies basic knowledge of aseptic technique, principles of sterilization and understanding of the purpose and use of instruments. Possess specialized training , technical competence, and knowledge related to cardiac surgery. Ability to scrub in other surgical specialties.




    • Requires a minimum of one year open heart surgical tech experience with experience scrubbing in additional surgical specialties.
    • BLS certified.
    • Surgical Technician certification Certification by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
    • Familiar with the different surgical equipment and instrumentation and its functions.
    • Requires close concentration and high degree of accuracy and organization to prepare, set up and assists on surgical procedures.
    • Understanding of the cardiac surgical field.
    • Must comply with call rotation.

    This position is represented by SEIU.


    Keywords:  Cardiothoracic, open heart, heart, cardiac, scrub tech, CVOR, CVOR Tech, surgical tech


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