Cardiothoracic Surgical Tech II
Company: Dominican Hospital - Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 11, 2022
About UsDominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a
222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents
of California's Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care,
comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, women's and
children's services, we continue to lead the region in medical
innovation and excellence in healthcare.
Comprehensive CareDominican offers emergency services and is a
Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican's services
include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County,
a Total Joint Replacement program, and advanced neurological and
endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives 'A' grades for
hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, and has received national
recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke
treatment from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive
information about physicians and hospitals.As Santa Cruz County's
heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides
cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital's heart attack treatment
times consistently beat the national average, and the hospital
offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day, 7
days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include
the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, which
allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient's
chest.Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with
area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The
hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a
partnership with Stanford Health Care.
In The CommunityBeyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is
dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz
community.Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a
tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new
mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican
Hospital supports programs for the underserved in our community,
including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless
population. Dominican also has received several awards for
The Cardiovascular Surgical Technician II is responsible for
supporting Registered Nurses and Surgeons in the Cardiovascular and
main Operating Room. They handle sterile instruments during
surgical procedures. They monitor the sterile field and are
responsible for the care and maintenance of surgical instruments,
supplies and equipment. The Cardiovascular Surgical Tech II
functions as a preceptor to staff and assists with competency
assessments for experienced Surgical Technicians learning CV
specialty responsibilities. Responsible for maintaining surgeon
preference cards, picking cases and room turn-over after
procedures. The Cardiovascular Surgical Tech II is responsible for
on-call coverage of CV services and may also be utilized to cover
general/main OR needs during a designated CV on-call shift.
Essential responsibilities include clear, concise communication
skills; Ability to anticipate surgeon needs to facilitate safe and
efficient progression of patient care; working as part of and to
support the OR teams.
- Minimum of 2 years Surgical Tech acute care experience
- Minimum of 2 years of Cardiothoracic Surgical Tech experience
- Graduate from an approved program for OR Technicians or
- Must precept; take call; complete competency assessment for
staff; and manage preference cards for surgeons.
- Demonstrate leadership ability by using appropriate channels
and methods of communication that support organizational
- Demonstrate leadership ability by supporting continuous
improvement activities within CV services.
- Current Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National
Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or Tech in
Surgery Certified (TS-C) required.
- Current BLS certification required.
Minimum of 2 years Surgical Tech acute care experience required.
Minimum of 2 years of Cardiothoracic Surgical Tech experience
required. Graduate from an approved program for OR Technicians or
equivalent required. Must precept; take call; complete competency
assessment for staff; and manage preference cards for surgeons.
Demonstrate leadership ability by using appropriate channels and
methods of communication that support organizational leadership.
Demonstrate leadership ability by supporting continuous improvement
activities within CV services. Current Certified Surgical
Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and
Surgical Assisting or Tech in Surgery - Certified (TS-C) required.
Current BLS certification required.
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