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Spectrum Health Surgical Technologist MHC Full Time Days in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Facility: Meijer Heart Center - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Department: Surgical Svcs - Cardio (Bw)

Category: Other

Classification: Full-time with Benefits (A1)

Maintains responsibility for preparation of the cardiac, vascular and transplant surgical suite, intraoperative handling of instruments, maintenance of the sterile field, and evaluation of changing conditions during the surgical procedures, making appropriate responses as needed. Is responsible for maintaining advanced, in-depth knowledge of vascular, cardiac and transplant procedures both pediatric and adult surgical procedures and principles related to those procedures. Integrates services with cath lab staff for procedures requiring expertise in both cath lab procedures and surgical cardiac procedures. Serves as member of the CV/PV team and be available to take team specific call for urgent/emergent cardiac, vascular and transplant cases.

Basic Qualifications:

Education - Graduate from an accredited surgical technologist program or equivalent Equivalent training includes the military with at least two years of recent experience or current LPN staff who are currently working under the Surgical Technologist job description

Successful completion of Cardio-Thoracic/Vascular orientation program

Experience - 1 year of relevant experience in as a surgical technologist or 6 months CVT (cardio-thoracic/vascular/transplant) surgical technologist experience

Licenses -

Surgical Tech – Certified (SURG TECH) 1 Year Or

Licensed Practical Nurse in MI (LPN) 1 Year

Basic Life Support (BLS) 90 Days

Preferred Qualifications:

Education - Associate's Degree or equivalent

Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.