Surgical Technologist

  • Belfast, ME
  • Waldo County General Hospital
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 131369
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Summary

$3,000 Sign-On Bonus
Full-time positions - 32+ hours/per week
Part-time positions prorated - 20-31.9 hours/per week
Eligible Candidates are graduates of an accredited school of Surgical Technology and must hold national certifications as an Operating Room Technologist or be able to obtain within 12 months of hire. New graduates and previous MaineHealth employees with more than 3 months of separation are eligible.  Current MaineHealth employees are not eligible.   
*This position is currently eligible for our Loan Forgiveness Program and Relocation Reimbursement. Please ask for details!

  • Position Summary
    • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Surgical Technologist is responsible for the practice of skilled care through implementation of the nursing process. The Surgical Technologist must work collaboratively with the medical Staff, Nursing Staff, Administration, Support Services, and Ancillary Services personnel to provide quality patient care.  This position may require working all shifts. Call is required.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Graduate from an accredited School of Surgical Technology.
    • License/Certifications: Certification required within one year of employment for those hired after 7/1/05.
    • Experience: N/A

About Waldo County General Hospital

Waldo County General Hospital is a 25-bed, not-for-profit, critical access, medical and surgical hospital in Belfast, Maine, which has served the health needs of our local residents since 1901. Waldo County General Hospital serves area residents through Waldo County General Hospital, Waldo County Medical Partners, five rural health centers, home health and hospice services, public health nursing, Penobscot Shores and educational programs.

  Waldo County General Hospital is the ideal setting for healthcare professionals interested in helping to bring high-quality care to rural communities. Just 100 miles north of Portland, Waldo County includes beautiful Penobscot Bay and genuine New England working port towns along Maine’s pristine coast. While our setting offers the warmth and charm of small-town America, our services and facilities are among the best. In 2009, our hospital received the Top Rural Hospital Award from the Leapfrog Group for delivering the best quality care in the nation, while attaining the highest levels of efficiency. Our hospital’s recently added $2.1 million surgical services wing features three large operating rooms, a pre-operative room and comfortable staff areas.

   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.

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