This position is eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus and relocation assistance for those with at least one year of cardiac experience.
Maine Medical Center is seeking a Cardiac Surgical Technologist II (CST) in Portland. The operating room Surg Tech 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. S/he will participate in the teaching of staff and students. The Surg Tech must continuously maintain a National certification.
Certification required within three months of employment or at the discretion of the Department Director.
1 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, and endoscopic tower.
Possesses knowledge of contents of multiple specialty instrument trays for assigned service.
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.
Knowledge of aseptic 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.
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.
Maine Medical Center has been recognized by the Aetna Institute of Quality for consistently delivering evidence based quality care for Cardiac Medical Intervention Cardiac Rhythm & Cardiac Surgery.
Maine Medical Center has also received awards from US News for High Performance in Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, and Transcatheter Valve Replacement.
Our city has been recognized numerous times as a metropolitan hub that features award-winning gourmet dining, diverse cultural activities and a variety of sporting attractions. The city itself is located on a peninsula in Casco Bay.
Here, you will find a wealth of activities, and the mountains of western Maine are just 45 minutes away by car. So whether your preference is hiking or skiing; biking or walking; sunbathing or sailing – or even doing nothing at all – you don’t have far to go to find it in Portland. If you like to explore larger cities, Boston is less than a 2-hour drive away.
About Maine Medical Center:
Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
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, MMC is 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.
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.