Surgical Tech II

  • Location: Shakopee, MN
  • Posted: Nov 8, 2019

Job Description

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.

St. Francis Regional Medical Center, located in Shakopee, Minn., provides an array of patient care services, including The Family Birth Place, Breast Center, Cancer Center, pediatric care, rehabilitation and sports medicine, as well as a range of health education and support groups. With 798 employees, 459 physicians and 86 staffed beds, St. Francis provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services to more than 115,000 patients each year on a collaborative medical campus with more than 30 other providers. This unique structure enables St. Francis to combine the caring and compassion of a community hospital with the modern medical technology, specialties and services found in the metro area. It is jointly owned by Allina Health, Essentia Health Critical Access Group and HealthPartners.


Req ID: 59555
Demonstrates the ability to scrub on all procedures performed at SFRMC
Assesses and maintains updated skills on new equipment and procedures
Recommend changes to the care plans to the RN
Assists with patient positioning and transfer
Assist with room turnover
Assists in providing customer service based preference list and care plans
Follows policies and procedures of the procedural services department
Demonstrates principles of aseptic technique
Demonstrates principles of sterilization and decontamination
Assists in developing education plans
Assists in orientation in the OR in the scrub role
Demonstrates continuing self-education pertinent to the operating room environment
Informs team members of needed equipment, supplies during the procedure
Informs RN of problems, difficulties occurring during the procedure
Documents all changes in physician preference list
Informs charge nurse of physician request for special/new equipment
Requests, accepts and provides constructive criticism
Attends in services and classes related to unit
Attends mandatory in services and competency testing
Participates in staff meetings
Maintains positive relationships with others
Willingly and independently assist others with work
Maintains confidentiality
Attire is appropriate
Performs technical functions per department/procedures
Recognizes position knowledge and limitations
Behaves maturely and professionally
Supports patient care and departmental needs by being flexible in scheduling of hours and accepting assignments
Respects individual contributions of colleagues and other health care team members
Adheres to work agreement and established attendance standards
Seeks resolution of conflict situations/families and health team members
Reports patient vulnerability to RN
Serves as a patent advocate
Maintains a safe/clean environment
Reports/returns defective equipment
Participates in hospital/unit specific committees
Identifies cost-effective opportunities
Participates in quality improvement activities
Contributes to peer review process
Maintains unit cohesion/constructive solutions
Preceptor to students and new employees


High school graduate
Graduate of Surgical Technician School
Certification within 1 year of hire.


Minimum 2 years experience in ortho, spine, general, gyn, podiatry, ENT, plastics, urology

Work Schedule

28 hours a week
Shifts will vary. Shifts are 6:45, 9:00, 11:00 and 2:30 start times.
Call responsibilities for this position will be rotated. Restricted and unrestricted call and a call room in house for restricted.
Benefit eligible

Location/Community Information

The City of Shakopee is located in the southwest corner of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, 23 miles from Minneapolis, on the Minnesota River. Residents of Shakopee enjoy both the atmosphere of a small town and the resources of a thriving metropolitan area. Incorporated in 1857 as a booming river town, today Shakopee is the county seat of Scott County, one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. The city has its own downtown central business district, regional medical center and business park and is home to regional entertainment attractions such as Historic Murphys Landing, Valleyfair Amusement Park, and Canterbury Park Racetrack.

Located 20 miles Southwest of the Twin Cities
Population = 34,000
Service Area = 120,000

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.

Employment Type

  • Part-Time

Schedule Information

Hours: 28


Allina Health

2925 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407