Surgical Technologist - Outpatient Surgery

at MaineHealth in Scarborough, 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.

Position Summary

Performs first scrub role on core cases of assigned services. Directly assists the surgeon by passing sterile instruments and supplies at the sterile field. Demonstrates ability to anticipate surgeon's requests on core cases of assigned services, expediting the process of surgery and improving patient outcomes. Shares responsibility with the RN for countable items at the field.

Demonstrates knowledge of medications and uses in the Operating Room. Assists with the mixing and administration of heparin, local anesthesia, radiology contrast dyes, antibiotic solutions, Papaverin, Thrombin, Properly labels all medication on the sterile field. Able to meet the specific care need of the patient as relates to the patient's age group.

When performing second scrub role, responsibilities including holding retractors, sponging or suctioning the operative site as directed by the surgeon. Understand and properly uses instrumentation/equipment, considering the maintenance, safety and availability. Participates in the teaching of staff and students appropriate to one's experience.

This position is 645am-530pm (4 ten hours shifts) flexible day off.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

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

License/Certifications: Certification required within 6 months of employment or at the discretion of the Department Director.

Experience: N/A

Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with others.

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

Ability to concentrate on detail and adjust quickly to changes of assignment.

Demonstrates responsibility for identification of techs own learning needs and communicates these needs to the appropriate resource staff.
Additional Information

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow - programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family.
MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you're looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today.
Additional Information  Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-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: 939965

Posted On: Jun 07, 2023

Updated On: Jul 29, 2023

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