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CSA - Certified Surgical Assistant - Part time - Hire Incentive

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and -comprehensive benefit plans -- to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


This position is currently eligible for a $5,000 sign-on bonus for new external hires. -
The Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA of CSFA) first assists the surgeon/physician in the performance of surgical procedures. The CSA 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 CSA possesses a working knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique, and perioperative policies and procedural guidelines. The CSA must have knowledge of surgical procedures and the ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon. The CSA 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, transplant surgery, colon-rectal surgery, and pediatric surgery.

At Mayo Clinic, you will experience:

  • The highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first
  • Competitive Compensation

    • Potential relocation assistance of up to $10,000 (taxable)
    • Rare pension plan in addition to a 403(b) with employer match
    • Flexible choice options for Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)


      Graduate of a Surgical Assistant program or equivalent surgical assistant training. Currently certified as a Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) through the National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA) or as a Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Relevant operating room experience or training within the past 3 years is preferred.
      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. Demonstrates patient-centered and customer focused communication skills. Ability to work independently and as a team member with minimal supervision.
      License or Certification
      Must have and maintain current certification as Certified Surgical Assistant with the National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA) or Certified Surgical First Assistant with National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Maintains Basic Life Support certification.
      -Exemption Status


      Compensation Detail

      Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum rate is $32.11 per hour.

      Benefits Eligible



      Part Time

      Hours/Pay Period

      40 - 60 hours per pay period

      Schedule Details

      Variation of 8-hour shifts, overtime as needed and float to other specialties as needed. Additional schedule requirements may be applicable based off position being hired into.

      Weekend Schedule

      Weekends may be required based on position.

      International Assignment


      Site Description

      Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. -Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is. -

      Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

      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.


      Heather Miller

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