ST - Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Position description

Prepares sterile table for each procedure assuring required instruments are available to the physicians including suture, blades, cautery, suction, implants, medication and solutions. Assists in draping the surgical field to ensure correct exposure of operative site with respect to each patient's right to privacy, dignity, safety and comfort. Provides a quiet environment for the surgical patients. Assists the surgeon when she/he does not have an assistant. Correctly identifies items on back table. Applies basic and current knowledge of surgical instruments for a proficient performance of assigned functions.

Experience: Operating Room Technologist experience preferred.
Education: Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technician Program required. Operating Room Technologist certification or eligibility for certification required at the time of hire. Surgical Technologist Certification (CST) required within 6 months of hire.

Additional qualifications
Special Skills: Requires the ability to follow oral and written instructions. Basic computer knowledge and skills required.

License or certification
Licensure & Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Surgical Technologist Certification (CST) required within 6 months of hire (grandfathered prior to 10/15/2014).
Exemption status
Benefits eligible
Hours / Pay period
Weekend schedule
Weekday and weekend on-call hours required, which includes holiday on-call coverage. Current schedules are Monday through Friday with possibility of scheduled weekend shifts anticipated in the future.
Site description
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
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