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Surgical Tech Cardiothoracic Surgery

We Are Hiring

We’re recruiting a full-time Surg Tech to join our award-winning heart team at the beautiful Ascension St. Elizabeth Hospital. This position offers day shift hours with a night, holiday and weekend on-call rotation. We are now offering a $10,000 - $15,000 sign-on bonus for Techs, dependent on the level of experience. 

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 6:30am – 3pm, 1-2 week nights per week and every fourth weekend on call.  

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension St. Elizabeth Hospital has been proudly serving the community for over 100 years. We are your healthcare partner, an employer of choice, and a community advocate.

We Offer You:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Professional development

  • Affordable medical and dental coverage

  • Retirement match

  • Work-life balance through generous paid time off

  • Eight paid holidays

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Adoption assistance

What You Will Do

Our CVOR team is made up of over 120 years of total experience. You will work in a close supportive environment during open heart and thoracic cases, as well as maintain skills in other specialty areas. You will have full support from the team’s manager during patient care cases, as well as from the administrative team on a local and state level.

As a Surgical Technician in our Cardiovascular Operating Room you will:

  • Prepare surgical operating suite with sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies.

  • Hand required and requested instruments and supplies to the surgeon during surgery.

  • Assist with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients undergoing surgical or other invasive heart procedures.

  • Maintain instruments in an organized manner and monitors and tracks instruments counts throughout procedures.

  • Assist surgeons provision of hemostasis during surgery.

What You Will Need


  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of Surgical Tech experience, or Associate's/Technical degree in Surgical Technology required

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one (1) year Surgical Tech Experience. Surgical First Assistant candidates are welcome to apply!

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin and its subsidiaries, are an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Job ID: 373139
Category: Surgical Services
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Appleton, WI

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