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Surgical Technologist

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

May 21, 2024


46005610 Surgical Care Unit


Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:

SEIU-8-St Francis Technical

Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

Allina Health is a not-for-profit health system that cares for individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. If you value putting patients first, consider a career at Allina Health. Our mission is to provide exceptional care as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care. This includes you and your loved ones. We are committed to providing whole person care, investing in your well-being, and enriching your career.

Key Position Details:

Join our tight knit team of Surgical Services at St. Francis Regional Medical Center!

  • This position is typically scheduled for day and evening shifts Monday through Friday, but will feature a weekend and holiday call rotation.
  • Shifts will be scheduled for 8-hours, but can be flexed to 10- or 12-hour shifts, pending leadership approval.
  • Benefit eligible position.

Job Description:

Participates in providing care to patients undergoing surgical intervention, including identifying, assembling and facilitating use of surgical instruments, equipment and supplies to assist the surgical team. Tasks are supervised by Registered Nurse and delegated by the surgeon. May also perform in the sterile processing function as needed. Will eventually be required to take call after orientation.
Principle Responsibilities
  • Participates as a surgical team member
    • Prepares the OR and sets up for procedures.○
    • Identifies supplies, instruments and equipment needed.
    • Maintains safe environment for patient and other staff, using electrical equipment and instruments correctly.
    • Follows aseptic technique standards of practice.
    • Complies with regulatory requirements for point of use care of instruments.
    • Handles medications and specimens following policies/procedures.

  • Assists the physician in the scrub role during surgical procedures
    • Maintains a sterile field.
    • Anticipates needs for instruments, equipment and other supplies.
    • Performs sponge, sharps and other counts accurately.
    • Accounts for all instruments and items on the field.
    • Communicates to physician and circulator when needs arise during the surgical intervention.

  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • Associate's or Vocational degree graduate of accredited Surgical Technology program

Preferred Qualifications
  • 1+ year of Surgical Technologist experience

  • Must meet at least ONE of the requirements below: ◦ Certified Surgical Technologist from The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting within 1 year of hire ◦ Tech in Surgery TS-C (NCCT) Certification within 1 year of hire
  • Must meet at least ONE of the requirements below: ◦ Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association ◦ Current BLS certification from the American Red Cross ◦ Allina in-house BLS training (within 30 days of hire)

Physical Demands
Medium Work:
Lifting weight Up to 50 lbs. occasionally, Up to 25 lbs. frequently