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Surgical Technologist

at MaineHealth in Scarborough, Maine, United States

Job Description

Summary

 

 


Experienced Surgical Technologists are eligible to up to a $20,000 Sign-On Bonus with CVOR experience! Up to $15,000 Sign-On Bonus for other specialties. New Grads are eligible for a $3,000 Sign-On Bonus
Eligible candidates are Certified Surgical Technologists. New graduates and previous MMC and MaineHealth employees with more than 3 months of separation are eligible. Current MMC and MaineHealth employees are not eligible.

Position Summary

The Operating Room Surgical Technologist Level II meets all of the criteria for Surgical Technologist Level I. The Level II Surgical Technologist works with considerable independence and self direction in order to ensure all the necessary elements are in place for each surgical procedure. National certification must be continually maintained. Participates in the teaching of staff and students.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: N/A

License/Certifications: Certification required within three months of employment or at the discretion of the Department Director.

Experience: One year of surgical technology work experience is required at this level.

Possesses knowledge of multiple types of equipment pertinent to Surgical Technologist role including but not limited to: cell saver, laser, ultradrive, cusa, steris, autoclaves, cautery, laparoscopic video system, endoscopic tower.

Possesses knolwedge of contents of muliple speciality instrument trays for assigned service.

Demonstrates the required knowledge and technical skills to perform core Operating Room procedures and speciality procedures in assigned services. Surgical procedures include but are not limited to: scheduled general, cariac, neuro, pediatric, multiple trama, GYN, GU, vascular, orthopedics, as well as common emergencies.

Knowledge of aspetic technique and operating room standards and procedures, acquired through completion of course in an approved school of Surgical Technology.

Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with others.

Ability to stand continually for several hours, and to move, position, transport patients, stretchers, equipment, etc.

Ability to concentrate on detail and adjust quickly to changes of assignment.
Additional Information  Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 670291

Posted On: Jan 16, 2022

Updated On: Apr 16, 2022