Why Mayo Clinic
At Mayo Clinic, orthopedic surgery experts uses the latest techniques and technology to improve care for people with musculoskeletal problems. From diagnosis through treatment, the Department of Orthopedics is at the forefront employing advanced technologies in the best interest of our patients. The Department of Orthopedics is recognized nationally and internationally for their surgical technical excellence and innovative abilities to solve both simple and difficult orthopedic problems. By collaborating with scientists in Mayo Clinic research facilities for biomechanics and regenerative medicine, our surgical teams develop new solutions for patients that improve healing, speed rehabilitation and improve outcomes.
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.
Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program and certified through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) within 1 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.
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 of employment.
Minimum rate is $24.64 based upon union contract.
Variation of shifts with on call coverage for weekends and holidays. Overtime and on-call as needed.
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.
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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.