#63052 - Surgical Technologist III

at Northern Light Health in Ellsworth, Maine, United States

Job Description

Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital

Department: Operating Room

Position is located: Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 40 Hours per Week

Work Schedule: 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM

This position is eligible for a $10,000 (minus tax) sign on bonus with work commitment for those with over 2 years’ experience or $7,000 for those with less than 2 years’ experience

Current employees of any Northern Light Health organization or those with service breaks less than one year are not eligible to receive the sign-on bonus


Under the direction of the Manager of Surgical Services and the Operating Room Charge Nurse the Lead Certified Surgical Technologist will assist in the coordination, direction, and maintenance of all surgical service lines performed. The Lead Certified Surgical Technologist will serve as an expert, will adhere and maintain the requirements specific to the job description required for assisting with patient care within the assigned work area, participates as a member of the health care team, and contributes to the care of the patient by following established Surgical Services standards.


+ Maintains sterile operative fields

+ Maintains an inventory of medical supplies and equipment

+ Assists healthcare practitioners during surgery

+ Protects patients or staff members using safety equipment

+ Maintains a safe environment complying with Northern Light Health policy and procedures; reports and directly addresses environmental hazards and violations of patient safety protocol when involved or observed

+ Participates in quality improvement monitoring

+ Participates in the structure and implementing orientation for new staff

+ May perform other duties upon request

Other Information:

+ Minimum Experience: 5+ years recent fulltime experience within an acute care facility as a Certified Surgical Technologist with experience within the identified service line(s). Preferred Experience: At least three years experience as a Lead or Certified Surgical Technologist within an acute care facility to include extensive experience performing cases within identified service lines

+ Experience mentoring and service as a resource for new employees.

+ Experience in standards and quality monitoring

+ Supply management and problem-solving skills

+ Current CPR Certification

Competencies and Skills

+ Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.

+ Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.

+ Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.

+ Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.


+ Required High School Diploma/General Educational Development (GED)Graduate of Accredited Surgical Technologist Program to include certification

Working Conditions

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Job Posting: JC259829068

Posted On: May 15, 2024

Updated On: Jun 22, 2024

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