Why Mayo Clinic
This position will primarily support our Barron location, however flexibility to float to other regional sites is required.
Position description
The Surgical Technologist provides direct and indirect patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in the appropriate setting across the continuum of care. He/she communicates with the registered nurse about changes in the patient's clinical condition, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. The Technologist is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in the patient's condition or response to treatment. Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Ensures operating suite is adequately prepared for procedure. Monitors the level of all surgical instruments and supplies. Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments and necessary equipment.
Completed approved Operating Room Technician Program or equivalent.
Additional qualifications
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Flexibility (Works flexible hours, which include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends). Basic computer skills. Problem solving, verbal and written communication, and team building. Basic quality improvement concepts and techniques.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $20.39 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
64 hours every two week pay period
Schedule details
Monday - Friday: Various shift start/end times including: 0630-1500, 0700-1530, 0800-1630 and 0830-1700. On call above scheduled shifts, approximately 1 night/week.

Primary work location in Barron, however will be oriented within the other perioperative sites in the region. Must live within 20 minutes of the Barron hospital.
Weekend schedule
Weekend call rotation on average every 5th weekend. On call 1-2 holidays/year.
Site description
Barron, population 3,300 and neighboring Rice Lake, population 8,300 have everything from pristine lakes, nature trails and nature preserves to modern shopping with everything you might need. But best of all–and for those seeking peace and quiet—a great place to go to just relax. Recreational activities of our Northland area are numerous: fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, premier golf courses, snowmobiling, skiing, hockey, curling, bowling, roller skating and stock car racing, along with social and cultural events. Barron and Rice Lake offer the best of small town living with big city accessibility being located 55 miles north of Eau Claire, WI, and 100 miles northeast of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN.
Surgical Services
Career profile
Surgical Services
Job posting number
Jennifer Schindeldecker
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).