SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST

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Overview

We have full-time (80 hours per two weeks) position available in our Surgical Services department. Primarily day shifts with rotating start times. On-call hours during the evenings, weekends, and holidays are required.

**New Grads Welcome!**

 

Employees at River’s Edge Hospital enjoy a traditional benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Other benefits include:

  • Paid Holidays
  • National Certification Bonus
  • PERA Public Retirement Association of Minnesota,, defined pension benefit plan, 457 Retirement plans
  • Employer paid parental leave
  • Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Voluntary accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity
  • Employer paid short term disability
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Free membership to LiveWell Fitness Center

Responsibilities

The CST, under the guidance of a Registered Nurse, is responsible for the care and safety of the patients who come under his or her care. Included in this assignment is the responsibility of processing instruments for sterilization for a variety of departments. He/she also assists with procedures performed in all areas of Surgical Services under the guidance of Registered Nursing staff. Takes OR call.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology
  • Possesses a current certification or will obtain within six months of hire.
  • Holds a current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Experience in inventory and materials control.
  • Communicates and works effectively with people.
  • Physical and mental health with emotional stability and maturity. Physical health includes: being able to stand for long periods of time and lifting.
  • Sincere interest and a sense of responsibility in patient care.
  • Experience in processing of sterile equipment/instruments

Minimum Salary

USD $29.30 /Hr.

Maximum Salary

USD $38.27 /Hr.

Shift Differential

$1.50 additional for 2nd shift

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