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Mayo Clinic SCT - Surgical Core Tech - Core 1 in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Surgery

Position description

The Surgical Core Technician (SCT) is responsible for performing delegated activities to support the operating room team in the care of the surgical patient. Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and Core Supervisor, the Surgical Core Technician prepares and delivers medical/surgical supplies, instruments and equipment for surgical procedures. The Surgical Core Technician cleans, packages, and processes surgical equipment and instrumentation, as well as maintains inventory and storage of supplies in the core. The SCT manages multiple computer applications to assist with sterilization tracking and processes. Responsible to operate and troubleshoot power equipment to process instruments (i.e. autoclaves, washer disinfector, ultrasonic cleaners). Employee may be required to drive on an occasional basis as part of performing their job responsibilities.

Qualifications

IAHCSMN Certification as a Central Processing Technician (CRCST) within 18 months of hire. High School graduate or GED.

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Additional qualifications

Prefer two years of experience in the handling and sterilization processing of surgical/medical/dental instrumentation within the past four years, or vocational certificate as Central Service Technician or Patient Care Assistant within the last two years. Alternatively, at least two years of experience as a Central Service Technician or Patient Care Assistant in an acute care setting within the last five years. Prefer knowledge of medical terminology. Adapts to unpredictable situations within the perioperative setting. Proven ability to communicate with a variety of people in a direct, empathetic, and articulate manner. Demonstrated patient-centered and customer focused communication skills. Frequent lifting/carrying of 25 pounds or more, with occasional work above shoulder level.

License or certification

IAHCSMN Certification as a Central Processing Technician (CRCST) within 18 months of hire. Valid Driver’s License may be required.

Exemption status Non-exempt

Compensation Detail Minimum rate is $17.47 based upon union contract.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 80

Schedule details

Variation of all shifts, primarily 1400 start time, potential to float to other cores as needed, overtime as needed.

Weekend schedule No weekends or holidays

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, 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 life.

Category Other Patient Care, Support Services, Surgical Services

Career profile Surgical Services

Job posting number 137554BR

Recruiter Angelina Cochran

Equal opportunity

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.

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