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Surgical Assistant - SIGN-ON BONUS!

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Hartland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, ) and ranked in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
The Surgical Assistant (SA) first assists the surgeon/physician in the performance of surgical procedures. The SA has an understanding of human surgical anatomy; has developed surgical skills such as suturing, the proper use of surgical instrumentation, and proper positioning of surgical patients. The SA possesses a working knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique, and perioperative policies and procedural guidelines. The SA must have knowledge of surgical procedures and the ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon. The SA will work in a multi-specialty perioperative setting that includes general surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurological surgery, spinal surgery, ENT/radical neck surgery, gynecological surgery, urology surgery, cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, trauma surgery, plastic surgery, colon-rectal surgery, and pediatric surgery.

Qualifications
Student or Graduate of a Surgical Assistant Program with relevant operating room experience within the past 3 years,

Additional qualifications
Preferred: Certified as a Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) through the National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants (NCCSA) or as a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

License or certification
Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

Exemption status
Non-exempt

Compensation Detail
$30.25 - $48.19 / hour

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
64

Schedule details
8 hour days Monday-Friday, flexible start times.
Weekday, weekend and holiday call rotation.
Will cross-cover to Austin as needed.

This posting is eligible for a sign-on bonus!
- External applicants to this posting are eligible to receive a $4000 bonus.
- Prior Mayo Clinic employees must have a 1 year break in employment to be eligible for the bonus.
- More information will be provided at time of offer.

Weekend schedule
See schedule details.

International Assignment
No

Site description
Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.

Recruiter
Elizabeth Brownewell

EOE
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic 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.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Rochester , Surgical Assistant - SIGN-ON BONUS!, Healthcare , Hartland, Minnesota

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