POSITION OVERVIEW: Works with a team of professionals involved in the care of cardiac and thoracic surgical patients. First assisting, conduit harvest with endosequence technique and first post-operative care of patients are key aspects to this position. This position is under direct supervision of a designated physician.
DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: A National Leader in Heart Care - St. Charles Health System is proud to offer some of the best cardiovascular care in the nation. Our Heart One program brings physicians, emergency responders and area hospitals together to ensure that patients suffering from heart attacks receive care as quickly as possible. St. Charles Bend has the lowest mortality rate for heart attack patients of all hospitals in the state of Oregon. The health system received Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2012 from the American College of Cardiology Foundation for implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients.
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