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Northern Light Health Surgical Technologist in Bangor, Maine

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.

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