Laser and Navigation Technician

Allina Health

Allina Health

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

November 15, 2023


31006911 Surgery Laser Services


Permanent Evenings (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

Operates, supervises and transports a laser or navigation system in health care settings to support patient care. Responsible for technical expertise, equipment operation, transportation, insuring safety of patient and caregivers throughout procedure.

Key Position Details:

  • No holidays
  • Weekend call rotation through team

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Maintains lasers and related equipment
    • Provides on-site repair, adjustment of equipment.
    • Prepares equipment to fit into each health care facility, both physically and electrically.
    • Works with Central Equipment Services to assure maintenance and documentation of equipment as appropriate.
    • Coordinates with leadership to identify equipment/supply needs to maintain fleet.
  • Transports and performs technical support services
    • Serves as Laser Safety Officer during procedures.
    • Operates and transports lasers and other medical equipment/services in health care setting.
    • Maintains a safe working environment for all hazardous medical equipment following safety policies and procedures.
    • Instructs physicians and surgical staff regarding laser physics, safety, tissue interactions, and preoperative concerns.
    • Maintains and provides accurate documentation.
    • Consults on site requirements for equipment and supplies.
    • Provides appropriate information/invoices for complete and accurate patient billing.
  • Supports physician with Navigational Image-Guided Surgery System
    • Provides assistance to surgeon with accurate placement of markers and running Stealth system during surgical procedure.
    • Maintains working knowledge of the Stealth software for cranial and spinal procedures.
  • Provides for patient and employee safety
    • Maintains a safe environment when using equipment, following department polices and procedures.
    • Follows safety/security procedures for emergency and non-emergency situations.
    • Reports environmental risks or equipment malfunctions for resolution.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Vocational or Technical Training graduate of an accredited 2 year electronics, laser or surgical technology program preferred
  • 0 to 2 years Technical competence in all aspects of laser work in health care preferred
  • Certified Medical Laser Safety Officer recommend acquiring within 1 Year preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License required upon hire - MN and WI residents must obtain a valid driver’s license in their state of residence within 60 days of employment

Physical Demands
Medium Work:
Lifting weight Up to 50 lbs. occasionally, Up to 25 lbs. frequently