at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
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 7a-730P and 11a-730p for 80 hours
8 and 12-hour shifts (2- 8's and 2- 12's)
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 12 months
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.