Dignity Health Surgical Tech--Open Heart in LOS ANGELES, California


Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.


Position Summary:

The Open Heart Surgical Technician assists the Surgical Team in providing high quality health care to the patient that requires surgical intervention. He/she applies basic knowledge of aseptic technique, principles of sterilization and understanding of the purpose and use of instruments. Possess specialized training , technical competence, and knowledge related to cardiac surgery. Ability to scrub in other surgical specialties.




  • Requires a minimum of one year open heart surgical tech experience with experience scrubbing in additional surgical specialties.

  • BLS certified.

  • Surgical Technician certification Certification by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

  • Familiar with the different surgical equipment and instrumentation and its functions.

  • Requires close concentration and high degree of accuracy and organization to prepare, set up and assists on surgical procedures.

  • Understanding of the cardiac surgical field.

  • Must comply with call rotation.

This position is represented by SEIU.

Keywords: Cardiothoracic, open heart, heart, cardiac, scrub tech, CVOR, CVOR Tech, surgical tech

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Job ID 2017-43506

Employment Type Full Time

Department Surgery

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility California Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours M-F 11-730PM