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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technologist

Requisition ID 
Support Services
Position Type 
Operating Room Rural

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs 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.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


Responsibilities and Qualifications

Receives direction from nurse and reports patient's progress and unusual findings in a timely manner.Assists in the preparation of patient before surgery.

Maintains a clean and comfortable environment. Assists in cleaning and stocking of the department.

Performs tasks that relate preparing for the performance during the surgical procedure by selecting instruments, needed supplies, equipment-operates mechanical,electrical and air powered equipment safely.

Practices aseptic technique, initiates corrective action when breaks in sterile technique have occurred.

Assists the surgeon by staying alert,anticipating needs, keeps a clean, neat working sterile field. Handles all instruments and suture. Participates in sponge, sharps and instruments counts.

Assists in supportive patient care activities to include; specimen collection, transferring of patients, transporting patients, cleaning instruments and equipment.

Attends 80% of staff meetings, remains current with changes in policies/procedures and complies with policies/procedures.

Conserves resources, plans, organizes and evaluates work activities accordingly.

Observes universal precautions consistently.

Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate.

Wears clothing and health system badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance.

Performs additional duties as assigned. 


Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


  • Successful completion of a recognized Surgical Technologist course and/or possesses a significant amount of Surgical Technologist experience in a hospital setting.


We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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