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 surgical operating team are met. Maintains autoclave logs. Precept surgical technologists joining the team. Positions and assists patient during procedure.
Position Qualification: (including required licenses/certifications, education and job knowledge/experience):
- 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.
- Holds current BLS card from the American Heart Association - Surgical Tech Certification required. Communication Skills: Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally with all levels of the organization
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905002129
About Palmetto General Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.