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CST - Certified Surgical Tech - ENT/Ophth/Oral/Peds at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:









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 Rochester Saint Mary's Hospital in ENT/Ophth/Oral/Peds. 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.


Graduate of an accredited program of surgical technology under the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and certified through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) by start of employment.

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 of employment

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Minimum rate is $21.15 based upon union contract.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Potential to work all shifts: 7am-3:30pm, 9am-5:30pm, 11am-7:30pm, 3pm-11:30pm, and 11pm-7:30am. Overtime and on-call as needed.

Weekend schedule

1 of 12 weekends and 1 holiday/year (at this time)

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.


Surgical Services

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Surgical Services

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Angelina Cochran

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).