Certified Surgical Technologist II - CVOR - CST

at MaineHealth in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

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.
Today, MMC continues to bring the most advanced cardiovascular expertise and procedures to Maine. In 2017, we were designated as a "Gold Level Center of Excellence" by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO). And, MMC is still the only hospital in Maine to perform LVAD surgeries. MMC was re-certified by The Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission as an Advanced Certification Program for Ventricular Assist Device in 2018.
Recently, U.S. News & World Report has once again named Maine Medical Center Best Hospital in Maine and Best Regional Hospital for the ninth year in a row. MMC also was rated as "high performing" in 13 common procedures and conditions. 5 of those being cardiac in nature

For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide. MMC received high performing ratings in these and more:

* Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
* Aortic valve surgery
* Heart attack
* Heart bypass surgery
* Heart failure

A challenging career at one of the highest ranking hospitals in the North East, living in one of the Best cities in America, and at an organization who is willing to invest in their staff.
Position Summary
The Operating Room Surgical Technologist Level II meets all of the criteria for Surgical Technologist Level I.
The Level II CST 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 knowledge of contents of multiple specialty instrument trays for assigned service.
Demonstrates the required knowledge and technical skills to perform core Operating Room procedures and specialty procedures in assigned services. Surgical procedures include but are not limited to: scheduled general, cardiac, neuro, pediatric, multiple trauma, GYN, GU, vascular, orthopedics, as well as common emergencies.
Knowledge of aseptic 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

MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave,, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods... For full info follow application link.

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: 775353

Posted On: Jun 27, 2022

Updated On: Jun 27, 2022