CST - Certified Surgical Tech - ENT/Ophth/Oral/Peds



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is one of the largest and most experienced surgical practices in the world and can provide a variety of career opportunities in a dynamic environment that is based on a rich history in integrated practice and innovation. Mayo Clinic has more than 300 surgeons and 240 operating rooms among its three locations in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, including the Mayo Clinic Health System. Mayo surgical teams perform high volumes of complex operations including neurosurgery, cardiothoracic and transplant surgery.

This Certified Surgical Technologist role will be supporting Saint Marys Hospital in ENT/Ophthalmology/Oral/Pediatrics. May also float to other specialties as assigned.
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. The CST performs primarily in the surgical scrub role preparing, selecting and maintaining equipment, instruments, and supplies. The CST possesses knowledge in the application of sterile and aseptic technique. The CST utilizes knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, surgical instrumentation and technology as member of the surgical team. The CST will float to a variety of surgical specialties, as necessary, to provide care to surgical patients.
Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited program of surgical technology under the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or current certification through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
Additional qualifications
Adapts to unpredictable situations within the perioperative setting. Proven ability to communicate with a variety of people in a direct, empathetic, and articulate manner. 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 Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. CST Certification through NBSTSA required prior to start date.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Minimum rate is $20.36 based upon union contract.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Primarily 3pm start time with some variation of shift; All 8-hour shifts; Overtime and on-call as needed; 1 holiday/year (at this time)
Weekend schedule
No weekends
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category
Other Patient Care, Support Services, Surgical Services
Career profile
Surgical Services
Job posting number
88312BR
Recruiter
Jeffrey Eigenheer
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).