Fairview Health Services  Instrument Tech in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Instrument Tech

Specialty Supply Chain

Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Department Operating Room

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Shift Evening

Date Posted 06/07/2018

Job Number 18-73305

Job Description:

Location- Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, MN. Position is 56 hours in two weeks, Mainly M-Friday, Evening shifts (3-1130 pm), occasional weekend call shifts and holiday rotation. Benefit eligible

Instrument Tech determines OR surgical instruments needed for surgery cases and sets up instrument trays working in our 12 bed Operating Room. We see on average 10, 000 cases a year. Decontaminates and sterilizes surgical instruments including preparation. Serves as resource to physicians, nurses, and medical staff in the OR regarding surgical instruments.

Job Qualifications:



Graduate of accredited Central Service Program or

Surgical Tech Program within past 3 years or

Other health care related education that includes training in the principles, methods, and sterilization processes including care and handling of surgical instrumentation, sterile goods and equipment or


Two years work experience in an O.R. or successful completion of Fairview SIPT Internship program

Must be able to work in a team environment.

Must have strong communication skills in person and via phone



Two years assembly and sterilization of hospital Operating Room surgical instrumentation experience within past 3 years, minimum education requirements as stated above


Three years hospital Operating Room surgical instrumentation experience preferred.

Physical demands: Sitting, standing, walking, lifting-max 35lbs, push/pull-max. 35 lbs, balance, stooping/crouching, grasping, writing, finger dexterity/keyboarding, reaching, color vision, operate machinery, physical presence at work.

Mental Demands: Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, supervisory skills, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, concentration, ability to work independent, multiple concurrent tasks, frequent deadlines, organizational skills, ability to collaborate with others, express ideas orally, remember and apply information, understand/follow basic instruction


About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.