Mid Coast–Parkview Health Certified Surgical Tech in Brunswick, Maine

The Certified Surgical Technician/LPN Scrub Nurse functions under the supervision of the circulating Registered Nurse in assisting the surgeon in the surgical treatment of patients. He/she is expected to adhere to Operating Room standards and demonstrates knowledge of equipment, instruments, and procedures pertinent to the Operating Room. The Operating Room Technician must have a sense of responsibility and a willingness to meet the required time assignments and work load.

  • Performs assigned duties in a timely, efficient, and team oriented manner. Prioritizes all tasks and duties to provide efficient work flow, realizing the impact this has on all staff, surgeons and anesthesiologists

  • Participates in Quality Improvement process as appropriate. Realizes he/she's responsibility to convey concerns regarding patient care issues, including equipment and supplies

  • Follows standards of universal precautions and aseptic technique. Recognizes breaks in technique and follows through appropriately. - Updates and initials cards for procedures/surgeons. Utilizes appropriate cards for each procedure and has the ability to adapt to unusual procedures. Pulls case carts completely. Works on accuracy of procedure cards continually

  • Demonstrates proper use and care of specialty equipment and instrumentation

  • Maintains service by following through with orders, communicating information to peers (new products/back orders) and keeping within established par levels.

  • Maintains knowledge of techniques and principles of all areas of decontamination, processing and sterilization.

  • Graduate of accredited Certified Surgical Technologist Program

  • Flexibility to adapt well to change

  • Competent organizational/interpersonal skills

  • Competent clinical/technical skills

  • Ability to lift and bend with extended hours on one's feet throughout the day

  • Exposure to a variety of diseases

  • Experience required

Job ID: 2018-2325

Shift: 7-3:30, M-F plus some night/weekend call

External Company Name: Mid Coast Health Services

External Company URL: www.midcoasthealth.com

Street: 123 Medical Center Dr.