Mercy Health
Surgical Technologist
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Location
1235 E Cherokee St - Springfield / MO
Employment type
Full-Time
Pay
Competitive/year
Job description
Overview

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.”

Overview:

Provide direct patient care under the direct supervision of the surgeon, and the circulating Registered Nurse consistent with the established standards of practice, the goals of Mercy Health, the philosophy of the Sister’s of Mercy and the Employee Code of Conduct. Efficiently set-up surgical cases in multiple specialty disciplines, providing equipment and supplies based on patient needs and surgeon preference. Demonstrate technical skills related to: creating and maintaining a sterile field; performing instrument, sponge, and sharp counts; and assisting other OR staff per patient safety and direct patient care policies. Functions as resource person for newly hired Surgical Technicians and students of visiting Surgical Technology schools. Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Significant amount of Surgical Technologist experience in a hospital setting.
  • Required Education: Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist course.
  • Certifications: Must have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card or complete a course within their probation 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.

 

Requisition ID
820791