- High School Diploma or GED
- AHA Certification
- BLS Certification
The Cardiac Surgical Technician, under the guidance of the Registered Nurse, is responsible for the care and safety of patients who come under his/her care. The technician performs scrub assistance duties during operative procedures under the supervision of the physician and the circulating nurse, as well as performing technical duties for assigned areas.
Minimum Education: -High School Diploma or GED. -Graduate of an Operating Room Technician training facility. Minimum Experience/Knowledge: -One-year experience as an Operating Room Technician preferred or one-year experience as CSPD technician after completion of a state approved, accredited course of surgical technologists. -Cardiac experience strongly preferred. Required License/Certification: -CST certification preferred. -Current BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association. -Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.