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Specialty Certified Surgical Technologist - CVOR, Lung Transplant

Job ID 327511 Date posted 04/18/2024
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Full Time
  • Surgical Technician
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Responsibilities

Receives direction from the Operating Room Manager, Supervisor, Specialty Team Leader, and staff Registered Nurse. Works cooperatively with the surgeon, PAs/NPs, residents, fellows, and other allied health staff. 

Performs delegated activities to assist in the care of the patients in the operating room/procedure rooms. Under the supervision of a RN and in collaboration with the surgeon, the technologist functions primarily in the scrub role. Collaborates on developing best practice protocols and workflows for new procedures and transplants. Is responsible for selecting, preparing, and maintaining specific cardiac instrumentation, equipment, and supplies. Provides a safe, efficient environment for the surgical patient. Applies and enforces principles of sterile technique implementing unique applications of solution prep and draping of the patient. Demonstrates the ability to be prepared to handle emergencies that may including quick thinking, adaptability, and solid skills to implement emergency protocols specific to cardiac procedures. Works flexible hours, including days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call expectations for cardiothoracic and transplant procedures.

During the selection process you will participate in a virtual (pre-recorded) interview that you can complete at your convenience. During the virtual interview, a question will appear on your screen, and you will have time to consider each question before responding. You will have the opportunity to re-record your answer to each question — Mayo Clinic will only see the final recording. The complete interview will be reviewed by a Mayo Clinic staff member and you will be notified of next steps as appropriate.

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Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited and/or hospital approved surgical technology program. 
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required. 

Additional Qualifications

  • At least one year of Surgical Tech experience in the cardiothoracic specialty is preferred.

Licensure/Certification 

  • Certification in Surgical Technology from either the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) required within one year of hire date and maintained thereafter. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date and maintained thereafter. 



Exemption Status

Nonexempt

Compensation Detail

$30.12- $45.19 / hour

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours/Pay Period

80

Schedule Details

Monday - Friday Hours; 4 x 10 hour shifts; 06:45am.-5:15pm., (Day off TBD upon hire).

Weekend Schedule

Weekends to include call shifts only, which also includes holiday call. Cardiothoracic and Lung Transplant call is a requirement and requires a 30-minute response time. Call rooms are available to reserve through security as needed if the candidate lives outside the 30-minute window.

International Assignment

No

Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

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As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


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Karen Teetzel
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