Fairview Health Services Certified Surgical Technologist 1.0 Evenings in Maplewood, Minnesota


Assists surgical team in the care of surgical patients in the operating room. Assists the surgeon- passes instruments during procedure , hemostasis, maintains sterile conditions, assists in applying dressing, and assists in post-operative clean-up.

This is a full time (40 hours a week) evening position. This is a fully benefit eligible position including at $7,500 sign on bonus.


  • Review case cart to ensure necessary equipment is available for case

  • Scrub-in to sterile field and set-up instrumentation for case

  • Assists the surgeon by passing instruments during procedure

  • Assists with OR room turnover between cases

  • Gathers OR equipment and positioning devices as needed, cleans and returns to storage locations

  • Counts instruments at the completion to ensure all items are accounted for

  • Ensures specimens are correctly identified prior to sending to laboratory for testing

  • Verifies medications are accurately measured and labeled

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned


  • Trade or vocational certification in Surgical Technology required

  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) required

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) through National Board of Surgical Tech and Surgical Assisting required

  • Requires prior operating room experience

  • Knowledgeable of individual surgical instruments, instrument sets and product supplies by proper name and use

  • Knowledgeable regarding the principles of aseptic technique and application of principles in the surgical setting

  • Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

  • Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Critical appraisal skills including examination, measurement, and testing of quality and condition of equipment, materials, or services

  • Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

  • Knowledge and application of safety practices, fire and disaster policies and procedures

  • Safety testing, performance verification, and operations procedures for various types of equipment

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10667

Category Surgical Services/Tech And Support

Contract Status NG

FTE 1.00

Shift Evenings

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