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Spectrum Health Surgical Technologist Peripheral Vascular Transplant Meijer Heart Center in GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan

Position SummaryMaintains 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.*SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED* style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;"Basic Qualifications: /spanspan style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;" /spanspanspan style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;"Education - High School Diploma or equivalent AND /span/spanspan style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;"spanCompletion of accredited course in surgical technology (or equivalent experience (equivalent experience qualifies as 18 #8211; 24 months surgical technologist training for those who started in this role prior to 2/1/2016)#160;/span/spanspan style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;" /spanspanspan style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;"Experience - 1 year of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities in related experience as surgical technologist or 6 months working as CVT /span/spanspan style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;" /spanspanspan style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;"Licenses - Basic Life Support (BLS) or obtained within 90 days#160; CST required within 1 year of hire /span/spanspan style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;" #160;/spanspan style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;" /spanspan style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;"Preferred Qualifications:/spanspan style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;" /spanspanspan style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;"Recent experience working as a surgical technologist /span/spanspan style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;" /spanspanspan style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;"CST certification preferred /span/span

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