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Allina Health

Certified Surgical Technologist

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Allina Health
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Friday, March 28, 2014
Coon Rapids MN
Employment Status

Further information


Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina 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.


Mercy Hospital, located in Coon Rapids, Minn. is a 271-bed hospital serving the northwestern metro area.  In 2011, Mercy was named one of the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals® and one of the top 20 mid-size hospitals in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters Healthcare, and is nationally recognized for cardiovascular care. With 2,200 employees and 740 affiliated physicians, Mercy has 154,250 admissions and serves nearly 58,000 emergency patients annually.    


  • Scrubbing
  • Second Assisting
  • Room set up and room turn over of a variety of Same Day surgeries, including but not limited to Orthopedic, Podiatry, GYN, Dental, Plastic and ENT.
  • Supply chain management which includes, but is not limited to: ordering and stocking of supplies, coordination of specialty supplies, and instrumentation with vendors, and picking of surgical cases
  • Sterile processing which includes, but is not limited to, instrument decontamination, tray assembly, and immediate use sterilization


  • High School Graduate
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Surgical Technology 



  • Must have a minimum of 2-5 years of recent Operating room experience
  • Sterile processing experience required
  • Same day surgery center experience preferred


  • Strong surgical conscience, customer service, communication, computer, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Must be flexible, willing and able to change assignments several times throughout a shift


  • BLS
  • Medical Terminology
  • CST

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Part Time Position (20 hours/week)
  • Day/Evening Shift (0700, 0800, 0900)
  • No Weekends


Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul
  • Population = 63,000
  • Service area = 413,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                           School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                    MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune

Closing Statement

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. EEO / AA


Allina Health

At Allina Health, we’re here to care for, guide, inspire and comfort the millions of patients we see each year at our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and through a wide variety of specialty care services throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.