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Surgical Tech

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Owatonna, Minnesota

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Owatonna L113 Service Empls


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.

Owatonna Hospital, located south of the Twin Cities, offers inpatient and outpatient orthopedic, general, urology, plastic, ENT and ophthalmologic surgical services; inpatient mental health; birthing center; emergency medicine; and rehabilitation services through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM. With 331 employees, 163 physicians and 43 staffed beds, Owatonna Hospital serves approximately 42,000 inpatients and outpatients annually. The hospital is connected to Mayo Clinic Health System Owatonna and Koda Living Community, an 80-bed long- and short-term care facility.


Req ID: 41019
  • Performs scrub technology and circulating duties to ensure a safe, clean, and efficient surgical unit
  • Creates and maintains a sterile field
  • Pulls surgical supplies according to established procedures and predetermined schedules
  • Prepares room with all anticipated instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment for each individual surgical procedure
  • Sets up, scrubs, and prepares for procedures
  • Assists in transferring, prepping, and draping of patient for surgical procedures
  • Performs sponge, sharp, needle and instrument counts
  • Restocks supplies and cleans and prepares room between procedures and after last case
  • Communicates observations consistently, effectively and accurately to the RN


  • Graduate of CertifiedSurgical Technician program



  • Previous OR experience preferred


  • Effective communication skills, verbal, nonverbal, and written
  • Basic computer skills, including ability to use keyboard and a mouse, email, access the internet
  • Basic understanding of personal computers including terminology, hardware, software, Windows environment and toolbar


  • Completion of technical course and hospital based orientation with three years of clinical experience

Work Schedule

Shifts are ten (10) hours
  • Variable start times.
  • This opportunity also will have some weekday & weekend call hours.

Location/Community Information

Owatonna, located 45 minutes from Rochester and the Metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is ranked as the #2 small town in America with excellent schools, pleasant neighborhoods, and a variety of recreational activities. The Kaplan Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, swimming, fishing and canoeing. The Owatonna Arts Center, Little Theatre of Owatonna and the Sculpture Garden are available if your love is music and the arts. Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial firms. There are both public and private schools plus post-secondary and higher education programs. Owatonna provides the best of both worlds; a supportive and safe environment, affordable cost of living, outstanding school system, and easy access to all the amenities of big cities.


  • Located 45 minutes from Rochester, Mankato and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area
  • Population = 25,000
  • Service Area = 60,000

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.

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Surgical Services-Tech&Support