We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals – careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”
Performs direct patient care activities. Receives direction from nurse and reports patients progress and unusual findings in a timely manner to surgeon and nurse. Performs tasks related to the surgical procedure. Assists in maintaining a clean,prepared work environment . The performance of stapling, suturing or application of tissue adhesive for superficial wound closure as delegated by the the attending surgeon in the operating room, is within the scope of practice, however suturing of muscle, nerve, fascia or tendon is not within the scope of practice. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, guiding principles and mercy service standards. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Education: Successful completion of a recognized Surgical Technologist course and/or possesses a significant amount of Surgical Technologist experience in a hospital setting.
Experience: Significant amount of Surgical Technologist experience in a hospital setting preferred.
Certifications: Must have a current BLS or obtain within probationary period.
Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: May be required to work differing schedules, shifts, days of the week, or work frequency of the week, or work frequency according to patient requirements. Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Stand and walk most of the time on duty. Lift/ push patients on stretchers. Lift/Push equipment and instrument sets. Must have good working knowledge of surgical procedures, instruments, sets, and equipment. Work with contaminated instruments and equipment. Requires strict adherence to Universal Precautions. Must be able to work in fast-paced environment with occasional high-stress situations. Will be required to work “on call” shifts. Equipment Used: as above.
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
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