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Cardio Surgical Technologist

Company: Kaiser
Location: Granada Hills
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Under direct supervision, acts as member of cardiac team; completes all necessary arrangements before surgery; removes instruments, equipment and supplies after surgery; maintains equipment according to established procedures; assists with orienting and training new employees and or students; assists with emergency calls and coordinating transfer to operating rooms.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Patient Procedures and Activities: Assist physician during minor surgical procedures.
  • Assist in obtaining tissue specimens.
  • Assist physician in developing new techniques and procedures.
  • Follow standard infection control procedures.
  • Lift patients.
  • Prepare and position patients for diagnostic test and medical procedures.
  • Respond to emergencies (i.e., stat pages, Code Blue0 and stat request.
  • Shave and apply antiseptic solutions to patient skin areas.
  • Assist in cardiovascular procedures.
  • Assist physician with inpatient pacemaker procedures.
  • Act as member of cardiac surgery team and other surgery team (for example, pass instruments, cut sutures, and hold retractors)
  • Assist in insertion/removal of intra-aortic balloon in cardiac surgery.
  • Equipment and Instruments: Operate autoclave, drying oven or dishwasher.
  • Assemble/disassemble equipment and instruments.
  • Ensure equipment is available for procedures and examinations.
  • Check emergency equipment.
  • Prepare and process packs, supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Prepare procedure and exam rooms.
  • Restock operating, procedure, cast and examination rooms.
  • Select and set out appropriate tubing and sterile supplies.
  • Set up instruments and surgical trays.
  • Dismantle and clean operating room equipment.
  • Maintain sterilized supplies, instruments and equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Remove and inventory equipment and supplies after surgical procedures.
  • Clean and sterilize instrument, supplies and equipment.
  • Inspect equipment and instruments for damage.
  • Maintain equipment in good working order.
  • Perform minor adjustments and or repairs on equipment.
  • Dispose of used syringes and contaminated materials.
  • Replenish supplies and equipment.
  • Administrative and other: Orient and train new or less experienced personnel.
  • Serve as resource person to co-workers by answering procedural questions and assisting in problem solving.
  • Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

    Pay Grade: 25

    Basic Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of operating room experience scrubbing within the last two years required.
  • Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.
    • N/A
      License, Certification, Registration
      • CPR required.
      • Certification as a Surgical Technician is required but will accept an individual who is scheduled to take the certification exam (one opportunity given).

        Additional Requirements:
        • Competency scrubbing for all types of surgical procedures.

          Preferred Qualifications:
          • N/A

            • May be scheduled to work on weekends inline with CBA language
            • Standby/call coverage required in this department.

              Job Schedule:
              Job Category: Clinical Support, Surgical Technician

Keywords: Kaiser, Los Angeles , Cardio Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , Granada Hills, California

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