Location: Newark, Delaware
Are you seeking an amazing work experience as a Cardiac Surgical Tech with our Operating Room team? Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital is the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore and has been honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report and three-times recognized as a Magnet Status Hospital.
Incredible Work/Life benefits include an annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, an on-site gym with a free gym membership, financial mentor, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and excellent discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
We also provide tuition assistance for degreed programs, and for some Nursing programs, we offer to pre-pay. Our medical/dental/vision benefits are available to our caregivers on their first day of employment! And we offer two different mechanisms for planning for your retirement, a 403(b) and a defined contribution plan.
We are currently recruiting for a full-time experienced Cardiac Surgical Technologist to work in our Operating Room at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE to assist the surgical team, under the direction of a professional nurse, in providing skilled care for any patient undergoing surgical procedures.
Demonstrates proficient clinical skills in the scrub role.
Demonstrates ability to scrub on a wide range of procedures.
Demonstrates solid knowledge, skills, and abilities related to handling instruments/equipment in the OR and aseptic technique.
Demonstrates openness to learning scrub techniques for new procedures and new instrumentation/equipment and receiving feedback concerning clinical skills.
Actively works with leadership to identify own learning needs and seeks opportunities to meet these learning needs.
Provides ongoing feedback to the Perioperative Practice Coordinator (PPC) concerning preference cards and tray contents.
Demonstrates an ongoing concern for safety by adhering to established safety rules and practices
Responds appropriately to crisis situations as outlined in unit-specific standards, initiates interventions within the scope of responsibility, and notifies circulating RN of all issues.
Participates in the planning of care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development
Functions as an effective team member, supporting the concept of team training.
Actively participates in unit activities
Communicates effectively with patients, families, employees, and physicians verbally and in writing.
- The position is 6:30am - 3:00pm or 6:30am - 5:00pm
- 6 to 8 call shifts per 4 week period and 1 Friday - Sunday call shift
- Must be able to get to the facility within 45 minutes during on call shifts
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of an accredited Operating Room Technician program; or minimum 2-year ORT experience preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
The successful candidate may be eligible for a $15,000 sign-on bonus to be paid over 24 months