Surgical Technologist II

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Jun 17, 2021

Job Description

Summary

At Maine Medical Center, we aim to provide our patients with the safest, highest-quality care possible. This commitment extends to our health care clinicians, through a dedication to creating an exceptional work environment which attracts and retains only the most talented medical and support staff. As a local and national leader in quality, we challenge ourselves every day to find a better way, keep patients safe, and improve each outcome.  Here is your opportunity to join our exceptional Surgical team as a Level II Surgical Technologist ( CST ).  You will work in one of the most state-of-the-art facilities at Maine Medical Center, our flagship hospital, and regional level one trauma center. 

Experienced Cardiac Surgical Technologists are eligible for up to a $20,000 Sign-On Bonus!  Other Specialties and general Certified Surgical Technologists are eligible for up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus. 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)

    1. Education: N/A
    2. License/Certifications: Certification required within three months of employment or at the discretion of the Department Director.
    3. Experience: One year of surgical technology work experience is required at this level.
    4. 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.
    5. Possesses knowledge of contents of multiple specialty instrument trays for assigned service.
    6. 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.
    7. Knowledge of aseptic technique and operating room standards and procedures, acquired through completion of course in an approved school of Surgical Technology.
    8. Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with others.
    9. Ability to stand continually for several hours, and to move, position, transport patients, stretchers, equipment, etc.
    10. 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.