Certified Surgical Technologis

St Mary's Health System Lewiston, ME
* Licensed/Certified to practice

* One year of experience required

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JOB SUMMARY

The Certified Surgical Technologist is an allied health professional who works in our Operating room delivering surgical patient care, and is clinically supervised by a physician or registered nurse. The CST prepares and provides sterile supplies, instruments and equipment during surgical procedures, services patients needing surgical interventions ranging from infant to geriatric.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education:

* Associates degree in a Surgical Technologist or equivalent accredited program preferred. If not certified, must submit application for Associates of Surgical Technologists national certification exam within the first 90 days of employment.

* American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certification required

Experience:

* Accepting new graduates

Other Skills Required:

* Potential long work hours due to emergencies and long surgical cases.

* Must be able to work in a high paced environment where multi-tasking, prioritizing and sound decision making skills are required.

* Consistent attendance is required due to the critical nature of this position.

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.