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Cardiovascular Surgical Technician FT Days (6:30 am -3:00 pm)

Job Title
Cardiovascular Surgical Technician FT Days (6:30 am -3:00 pm)
Job ID
27672012
Location
Dallas,  TX 75237
Other Location
Description

Cardiovascular Surgical Technician job, Full-Time Days, Methodist Charlton Hospital

Methodist Charlton Medical Center is seeking an experienced Cardiovascular Surgical Technician to join our Operating Room Team. This is for a Full-Time Days job opportunity (6:30 am -3:00 pm).

The Cardiovascular Surgical Technician renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patients. In this highly technical, fast-paced, and rewarding position, you'll collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide the best care for patients. The Surgical Technician II Certified understands the procedure being performed and assures that all equipment, instrumentation, and supplies are available for the case. Anticipates the needs of the surgeon. Handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. Participates in setting up and turning over the operating room for cases. The Cardiovascular Surgical Technician must have at least 1 year of Cardiovascular Operating Room experience.

Cardiovascular Surgical Technician Job Responsibilities:

  • Anticipate the needs of the surgical team and obtains instrumentation and supplies that are available for the procedure. 
  • Pass instruments to surgeon and assistant during the procedure.
  • Assists with terminal cleaning of room and preparation for the following case.
  • Begins cleaning up the back table and preparing instruments for terminal cleaning and sterilization as the circulator prepares the patient to leave the room.
  • Place instruments back in the tray for transport to SPD.
  • Responsible for knowing and adhering to all policies and procedures such as count policy, universal protocol and labeling of medications, etc.
  • Works with students and inexperienced staff on the correct method for passing and retrieving instruments during surgical procedures.

Cardiovascular Surgical Technician Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma and/or GED equivalent 
  • Graduate of Certified Surgical Technologist program, military trained, or AD in Surgical Technology preferred
  • Basic Life Support certified
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) required
  • Must have advanced competencies in a minimum of 3 specialties (specialties to be determined by each hospital)

Methodist Charlton Medical Center is a 301-bed, full-service, teaching hospital that serves the communities of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville, and Lancaster in southwestern Dallas County.  With a new 40,000-square-foot, $71 million emergency department expansion planned, our busy, growing hospital features a newly renovated intensive care unit and a Level III Advanced Trauma Center. Among other distinctions, we have been recognized for our interventional cardiology services including cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, open-heart surgery, and STEMI care; stroke care; hip and knee joint replacement services; women and children's services; and more. Methodist Charlton strives to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve and welcomes the skills and talents of all groups.  Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we've earned:

  • Journey to Magnet Excellence® hospital
  • Level III Advanced Trauma Facility
  • Grade A Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group®
  • Accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
  • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission for heart attack, heart failure, chest pain, stroke, pneumonia, surgery, perinatal care, and knee and hip joint replacement
  • Chest Pain – MI Registry™ Platinum Performance Achievement Award by the American College of Cardiology for excellence in heart attack care.

Our Care Commitments

  • Take Care of Patients
  • Take Care of Each Other
  • Take Care of Ourselves
  • Take Care of Methodist

 If interested, email JenneferGarcia@Mhd.com or apply at www.MethodistHealthSystem.org

 

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