14 days old

Surgical Tech

Allina Health
Cambridge, MN 55008

Requisition #


Physical Location

Cambridge, Minnesota

Posted Date


Dept. Name

Operation Room

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Cambridge Medical Center, located just north of the Twin Cities metro area in Cambridge, Minn., provides comprehensive health care services in both a hospital and large multi-specialty clinic. With 800 employees, 66 physicians and 86 licensed beds, Cambridge Medical Center serves medical, surgical, specialty care, high-risk neo-natal care, substance abuse, mental health and wound care patients. Outpatient care includes same day clinic and surgery, infusion therapy, eye clinic, optical shop and retail pharmacy. Cambridge Medical Center is also a certified Virginia Piper Cancer Institute® and Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute location.



Req ID: 62016

*Responsibilities :
  • The Certified Surgical Technologists (CST) participates as a surgical team member by using the RN assessments
  • They implement the plan and evaluate the surgical procedure needs during the patient’s surgical intervention
  • The ability to plan, scrub, and organize surgical procedure need is demonstrated
  • Preference cards are used and updated to prepare for current and future cases
  • Age appropriate needs are assessed and selections made
  • Preparations for procedure are made in a timely manner
  • All appropriate supplies for procedure are obtained
  • Proper policies and procedures relating to perioperative care of patients are followed
  • Policies and procedures are implemented related to perioperative, prep and intervention as observed by nurse manager, patient care supervisor and feedback from physician
  • Aseptic technique standards of practice, policies and procedures are followed
  • Maintains and assures correct counts
  • An orderly room environment in accordance with department standardization is maintained
  • Specimens are handled per policy/procedure
  • Safety measures for all patients as well as self and coworkers are implemented including universal precautions
  • Personal protection eyewear is used according to policy & procedure
  • Documentation of incidents is completed
  • Defective equipment is reported/returned
  • Appropriate product information is saved and reported according to the Safe Medical device Act
  • Handles medications for surgical/procedure set up, stocking and transport to secure locations
  • Labels all solutions according to policy
  • Competencies of required skills and knowledge are maintained
  • Specialty assignments in accordance with unit objectives are carried out
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a healthy work environment
  • Demonstrate awareness of information relating to health and safety at work and perform safely at all time
  • Promote and embrace diversity in the workplace
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and adheres to compliance regulations
  • Pick supplies and equipment for cases
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast paced environment


  • High school or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program
  • Associate degree on equivalent in health-related field



  • Prior scrub nurse training and experience if not certified


  • Strong clinical knowledge base
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to function as a team member and establish effective relationships with health care team members, managers, and leaders.


  • Certified Surgical Technologist desired; must be obtained within 6 months of hire
  • BLS required

Work Schedule

Casual - no regularly scheduled FTE, picking up shifts from permanent staff
Day and Evening shifts
Not benefit eligible

Location/Community Information

The increased population and business growth in and around Cambridge have elevated the community to the status of a regional hub in East Central Minnesota for shopping, services, entertainment, employment and education. Cambridge residents enjoy a community that maintains its small town feel, yet is only 45 minutes from the metropolitan Minneapolis-Saint Paul entertainment and sports venues. The community is surrounded by lakes, rivers, and woods and offersresidents a quiet lifestyle with unlimited recreational opportunities. Education is a priority among the residents who take pride inthe excellent schools and community college in Cambridge.


  • Located 45 miles North of Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Population = 7,500
  • Service Area = 30,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Surgical Services-Tech&Support


Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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