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Surgical Procedure Assistant

Surgical Procedure Assistant

Requisition ID 
Support Services
Position Type 
Part Time
Evenings, To Be Determined
Operating Room Complex

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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.




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Responsibilities and Qualifications

The Surgical Procedure Assitant provides direct patient care to all age groups under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse consistent with the established guidelines of practice, the Goals of Mercy, the Philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy, the Code of Professional and Business Ethics and the Coworker Code of Conduct. Performs related duties as assigned such as Operating Room turnover, patient positioning, assistant with Operating Room patient prep, shave preps preoperatively, specimen transport, patient transport, instrument and equipment decontamination, assistant with intraoperative sterilization processes, Anesthesia set-up and turnover, arterial line set-up, fluid warmer set-up, cleaning glide scope and intubation bronchoscopes, refilling of vaporizers, picking up and returning drug kits from the Anesthesia carts, stocking of supplies in the Operating Rooms and Anesthesia Carts, cross departmental responsibilities as indicated and any other duties as assigned. Individuals must be flexible and motivated.


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:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • BLS Certification and unit education acquired by completion of probationary period.


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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