Surgical Technologist

Job Number 65682
Posted 2/10/2020
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Advanced Surgical Care (Surgery-General)
Location |ME| EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Variable
Hours Vaiable
Job Details Sign On-Bonus

Loan Repayment

Tuition Reimbursement
For Qualified Surgical Technologists!


Job Summary

Assists in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrate system values and integrates them into daily practice.
Actively support patient-centered care with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of human experience.
Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.
Ability to influence others' actions and decisions without express authority.
Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, data entry, database experience and other computer related skills.

Education and Experience
Surgical Technologist I
Certification required within one year of hire.
BLS certification is to be obtained prior to independently caring for patients and is to be kept current.
Graduate of an approved Certified Surgical Technician Program, or other approved technical program (i.e. military training).
0 years' experience.

Surgical Technologist II
Certification required or LPN with surgical tech experience.
BLS certification is to be obtained prior to independently caring for patients and is to be kept current.
Graduate of an approved Certified Surgical Technician Program, or other approved technical program (i.e. military training).
Minimum of 3 years' experience.

Surgical Technologist III
Certification required or LPN with surgical tech experience.
BLS certification is to be obtained prior to independently caring for patients and is to be kept current.
Graduate of an approved Certified Surgical Technician Program, or other approved technical program (i.e. military training).
Minimum of 5 years' experience.

Essential Functions
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.
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.

Physical Demands
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting/and or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
May be required to work alternative shift schedules including day, evening, nights and weekends.




Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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