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Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Job ID 184703BR Date posted 07/09/2022
  • Red Wing, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Benefit Eligible
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Overview

As a Mayo Clinic Certified Surgical Technologist (CST), you will become a vital member of a dynamic team at one of the world's most exceptional health care institutions. Our Nursing Care Model combines Relationship-Based Care with an evidence-based approach. This allows for a stronger connection between patient and caregiver, and a more individualized, appropriate type of care. You will also discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect, and—most importantly—a life-changing career.

Job Description

CityRed Wing

StateMinnesota

DepartmentNursing

Description: Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description
The Certified Surgical Technologist (CST):
  • provides care to the surgical patient under the direct supervision of the registered nurse and in collaboration with the surgical team
  • performs primarily in the surgical scrub role preparing, selecting and maintaining equipment, instruments, and supplies
  • possesses knowledge in the application of sterile and aseptic technique
  • utilizes knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, surgical instrumentation and technology as member of the surgical team
  • will float to a variety of surgical specialties, as necessary, to provide care to surgical patients.


Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program and certified through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) within one year of hire date.

If graduated from a surgical tech program that was not accredited, at least one year of surgical tech experience (within the last 5 years) in an applicable care setting is required.

Additional qualifications
Comprehensive understanding of surgical processes and procedures preferred.

Two years successful surgical technologist experience in acute care, perioperative or surgical setting within the last five years preferred.

License or certification
Maintains BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:
  1. American Heart Association
  2. American Red Cross
CST Certification through NBSTSA required within one year of hire date.

Exemption status
Non-exempt

Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $25.36 per hour.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
60-80, open to discussion

Schedule details
Monday through Friday day and evening shifts
Weekday On Call Rotation with a required 30 minute response time.

This position will be required to cover all River Corridor sites as needed, including Cannon Falls and Lake City.

Weekend schedule
Weekend and holiday call rotation with a required 30 minute response time.

Site description
Red Wing Minnesota, which is nestled among the bluffs, also known as the Banner County of Minnesota, is less than an hour from the St. Paul/Minneapolis metro area. Red Wing is known for its beautiful scenery and extraordinary history. The city’s more than 16,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of healthy living activities all year round! If it’s cultural and performing arts you enjoy, you’ll relish in the best local, regional and national arts and entertainment! This city is truly symbolic of “Minnesota Nice!”

Recruiter
Rebecca Grassmann

EOE
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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Career Path

Mayo Clinic offers many different nursing career opportunities to meet the needs of nursing professionals with a variety of educational and work experiences.

Whether you have a vocational certificate, or an associate, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree, Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary, team-oriented work environment presents opportunities that are rarely experienced elsewhere.

High School Diploma/Vocational Degree

  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Surgical Core/Sterilization Technician
  • Patient Care/Nursing Assistant or Technician
  • Emergency Department Technician
  • IV Technician
  • Urology Technician
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Associate Degree
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Surgical Technologist

Bachelor's Degree

  • Certified Surgical Assistant
  • Clinical Resource Nurse
  • Nursing Research
  • Social Worker
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Supervisor
  • Nurse Manager

Graduate Degree

  • Nursing Education Specialist
  • Nurse Scientist
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Social Worker

Benefits

  • Pension & 403(b)/401(k) Match

  • Continuing Medical Education

  • Paid Time Off & Disability

  • Relocation Assistance

  • Choose From a Wide Number of Specialties and Settings

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about "EEO is the Law." Mayo Clinic participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job offers

Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post offer placement assessment including a urine drug screen, immunization review and tuberculin (TB) skin testing, if applicable.

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