Cardiac Surgical Technologist

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Tower Health
Published
March 26, 2021
Location
West Reading, Pennsylvania
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Cardiac Surgical Technologist

  • Req. Number: 2020-32366
  • Posted Date: 2/24/2021
  • Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: Varied Start Times, Call: Evening, Night, Weekends
  • Hours: 80 hours per pay period
  • Address: 420 S 5th Ave
  • City, State: West Reading, PA
  • Department: Operating Room

Overview

Reading Hospital is offering a Surgical Tech Sign-On Bonus of $10,000. To qualify, you must have at least 18 months of Surgical Tech work experience.

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six acute care hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care - from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Tower Health's caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and satisfaction.

With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University, in Philadelphia. It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; home healthcare services provided by Tower Health at Home; and a network of 22 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. Tower Health offers a connected network of 2,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services - all right here in our region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking an experienced Cardiac Surgical Tech to assist with OR cases such as cardiac robotic valve replacement, minimally invasive valve replacement, CABG procedures, LEAD extraction cases, TAVR procedures, etc. This team also performs thoracic cases. The Surgical Tech is responsible for: Assisting surgical team during operative procedures; Arranging and performing inventory of sterile set-up for operations, and handing items as needed to the operative team; Assisting in preparing and moving patients, and in cleaning the operating rooms. The Surgical Technician is responsible for the provision of surgical care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the Registered Nurse.

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Qualifications

Post High School Diploma Program Required

Previous experience as a Surgical Technologist Required

Minimum 1-2+ Years Cardiac Surgery Experience (outside of clinicals/schooling) Required

Experience with minimally invasive valve repairs

Experience with Davinci Si and Xi robotic cardiac procedures

Experience with TAVR cases

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