Surgical Technologist - Cardiac Surgery - (Surg Tech)
NurseChoice - Los Angeles, CA

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In 2013, this 464 bed facility in the heart of Los Angeles was Voted America's Best Hospital for Patient Experience in 2012 by Women's Choice Awards! Even when we rank at the top of the industry we continue to make dramatic gains in a broad range of areas from treatment of hypertension and asthma to breast cancer screening - often reaching the top ten percent of all health care providers nationally. As one of the nations "Top Hospitals" with an "A" grade for Patient Safety, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals provide care to more than 25,000 patients admitted to our hospital and an additional 750,000 patients through our outpatient clinics.

Variable 8/ED shift, start time can be either 6am up to 11am

Additional Unit Information:
15 Operating Rooms in Unit. Procedures per day: 45 per day. Average # of Patieints that RN's care for: 1 CST and 1 RN per patient.
Per Facility: will float to Main OR as needed. All age groups; Neonates - Geriatrics. Procedures that can cause Ethical Issues: YES- Blood products/transfusions, D&E.

SCRUBS: hospital provides, okay to bring warm up jacket

Surgical technologists work under the direction of a team of surgical personnel and assist in surgical operations as needed. Surgical technicians are responsible for preparing the OR, which includes setting up surgical equipment and instruments, as well as passing those instruments to surgeons during the procedure. Settings include:
  • Ambulatory
  • OR
  • Outpatient
  • CVOR
  • First assist
  • Labor, delivery, recovery & postpartum
  • Pediatrics OR