at Northern Light Health in Portland, Maine, United States
Northern Light Mercy Hospital
Department: Operating Room – Outpatient Surgical Center
Position is located: Outpatient Surgical & Specialty Center
Work Type: Part Time Eligible
FTE: 24 Hours per week
Work Schedule: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Assists in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel.
• Maintains sterile operative fields.
• Maintains inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
• Assists healthcare practitioners during surgery.
• Positions patients for treatment or examination.
• Protect patients or staff members using safety equipment.
• Orients new staff to unit and specific specialty.
• Maintains a safe environment complying with NLH policies and procedures; reports and directly addresses environmental hazards and violations of patient safety policy and/or protocol when involved or observed.
• May perform other duties upon request.
Certification as Surgical Technologist Required.
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.
- No Minimum Requirement
- Lifting, moving and loading 30 to 50 pounds.
- Alternate shift schedules (day, evening, nights, weekends).