Surgical Tech - Neuro/Ophthalmology/ENT



City
Eau Claire
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Why Mayo Clinic
Surgical Techs are responsible for the preparation of the operating room and care of the patients during surgical procedures. The ST is responsible for coordinating the activities in the OR and work closely with nursing, anesthesia, radiology, sterile processing, and multiple other departments throughout the hospital.
Position description
Assists the surgeon during operative procedures by providing appropriate and adequate sterile instrumentation and other supplies. Maintains the surgical field through aseptic practices. Ensures the operating suite is adequately prepared for the procedure. Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse as a member of the peri-operative team. Monitors the PAR level of surgical instruments and supplies. Actively participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement initiatives.
Qualifications
Surgical Technician program graduate or student graduating from a Surgical Tech program.

Additional qualifications
AST membership, preferred. Surgical Technologist Certification, preferred.

Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Willingness to accept new ideas and work under stressful conditions. Basic computer knowledge.
License or certification
Current BLS Certification.
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 $21.95 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
64 hours every two week pay period.
Schedule details
8 hour rotating shifts, days/evening/nights, with on call rotation during the week.
Weekend schedule
This position has a scheduled weekend and holiday rotation with on call rotation during the week and weekends.
Site description
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).
Category
Other Patient Care, Support Services, Surgical Services
Career profile
Surgical Services
Job posting number
146741BR
Recruiter
Jennifer Schindeldecker
Equal opportunity employer
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.