CST - Certified Surgical Technician - Neurosurgery/Spine

Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN (30+ days ago)4.2









Position description

The Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) provides care to the surgical patient under the direct supervision of the registered nurse and in collaboration with the surgical team. The CST performs primarily in the surgical scrub role preparing, selecting and maintaining equipment, instruments, and supplies. The CST possesses knowledge in the application of sterile and aseptic technique. The CST utilizes knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, surgical instrumentation and technology as member of the surgical team. The CST will float to a variety of surgical specialties, as necessary, to provide care to surgical patients.


Graduate of an accredited program of surgical technology under the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and certified through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) by start of employment.

Additional qualifications

Adapts to unpredictable situations within the perioperative setting. Proven ability to communicate with a variety of people in a direct, empathetic, and articulate manner. Comprehensive understanding of surgical processes and procedures preferred. Two years successful surgical technologist experience in acute care, perioperative or surgical setting within the last five years preferred.

License or certification

Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. CST Certification through NBSTSA required prior to start of employment

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Minimum rate is $20.36 based upon union contract.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80 Hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details

Potential to work all shifts, 7am-3:30pm, 9am-5:30pm, 11am-7:30pm, 3pm-11:30pm, and 11pm-7:30am.
Overtime and on-call as needed. 1 holiday/year (at this time).

Weekend schedule

1 of 12 weekends

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.


Other Patient Care, Surgical Services

Career profile

Surgical Services

Job posting number



Jeffrey Eigenheer

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).