CST - Certified Surgical Tech - Cardiac
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: November 23, 2021
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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 surgical technology program and certified
through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical
Assisting (NBSTSA) within one year of hire date. If graduated from
a surgical tech program that was not accredited, at least one year
of surgical tech experience (within the last 5 years) in an
applicable care setting is required.
Adapts to unpredictable situations within the perioperative
Proven ability to communicate with a variety of people in a direct,
empathetic, and articulate manner.
Comprehensive understanding of surgical processes and procedures
Two years successful surgical technologist experience in acute
care, perioperative or surgical setting within the last five years
License or certification
Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. CST Certification
through NBSTSA required with 1 year of hire.
Minimum rate is $25.13 based upon union contract.
Hours / Pay period
Variation of all shifts. Overtime and on-call as needed. 1
holiday/year at this time.
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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
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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.
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