Surgical Technologist II - CST
- Portland, ME
- Maine Medical Center
- Full Time - Day/Evening
- Professional - Clinical
- Req #: 130691
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.
This Position is eligible for a $3,000 Sign-On Bonus & Relocation Assistance
The Operating Room Surg Tech 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)
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.
Why Work Here
Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals. We are proud to be part of the MaineHealth family, Maine’s largest integrated health system of leading high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations.
As part of MaineHealth, Maine’s largest employer, we offer a comprehensive benefits program, including: company paid health and dental insurance; vision insurance; 401(k); tuition assistance; Paid Time Off Program, Paid Parental Leave, and discounted home and auto insurance. You’ll also enjoy the employee discounts you’ll receive with our ‘Perks Card’ and neat benefits like discounts on pet insurance, cell phones and more!
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
We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes 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.
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.
With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.