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CARDIOVASCULAR SURGICAL TECHNICIAN - Jamaica, West Indies

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs, Nurse Jobs
Speciality:
Cardiac Physiologist Jobs, Cardiac Technician Jobs, Cardiology Nurse Jobs, General Surgical Jobs, Theatre Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
Jamaica
Region:
All Jamaica
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
25-Oct-19
Recruiter:
Heart Institute of the Caribbean
Job Ref:

CARDIOVASCULAR SURGICAL TECHNICIAN
• Jamaica, West Indies

• Assistance in Cardiovascular Surgery, as first assistant in Cardiac Surgery utilizing best practices standards.
• Harvesting of Saphenous vein, opening and closing leg wounds without supervision or assistance
• If proficient: harvest Radial arteries in same manner as saphenous veins
• Assisting the Cardiac Surgeon as the only assistant in CABG, Valves, and complex procedures like Aortic Root Surgery, etc.
• Proficient in wound care, dressing, draping and Cardiac Theatre/Operating room activities
• Optimal training in infection prevention manoeuvres
• Maintain a sterile environment while preparing the patient and equipment for various procedures.
• Deliver appropriate patient care to all age groups acting as a liaison between the patients and the physicians.
• Participate in the research, ordering and inventory of equipment and supplies in the Operating Room
• Highly motivated
• Be available for emergencies on nights and week ends

Qualification and Experience

• Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology Program required
• Certified Surgical Technician (CST)
• Basic Life Support (BLS)

Click on Apply Now to write your cover letter and forward your CV to the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC)

The Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) is the premier centre of excellence for cardiovascular care in the English Speaking Caribbean. HIC Heart Hospital is the only dedicated full service Specialty Heart Hospital in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.
HIC provides comprehensive and sophisticated diagnosis and management of all forms of heart diseases and has multiple locations and several heart stations situated across Jamaica to improve access to care to all Jamaicans. HIC provides expert diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular care and consultative opinion locally and remotely via a network of specialists around the world linked by a global tele-medical network.
Now, locals and international visitors can receive world-class cardiac care without time-consuming and life-threatening travel to distant centres.

Closing Date:
22/11/2019

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