Mercy Health

  • Surgical Services Assistant

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    Position Type
    Full Time
    I-35 Surgery Center A
  • Overview

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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

    Under direct supervision completes tasks, according to skill level, to assist surgery personnel in providing nursing care and surgical services to patients in the operating room area.


    Provides assistance to professional nursing staff, surgeons, and anesthesiologists with clearly defined patient care activities.

    Perform daily cleaning schedule.  Clean carriers daily with hospital approved disinfectant.  Clean patient rooms after each use.

    Proactively restocks patient care areas and work areas with supplies needed daily.


    Empty trash and linen containers after each patient use and as needed.


    Actively participates as member of the team in safety, efficiency and organization of time, supplies and equipment.

    After each patient use:  clean carrier, change sheets, restock supplies, dispose of used linen, trash, trays, instruments and other equipment.


    Assists the nursing staff in the routine care of the patient, according to standard policy and procedure of the area.



    We’re all unique pieces of a puzzle at Mercy, connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you’ll bring with you:


    Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
    Licensure: None
    Certifications: BLS certified.  Required certification must be current before assigned to care for patients independently. 
    Preferred Education: Successful completion of Medical Terminology Course.
    Preferred Licensure: None
    Preferred Experience: Previous Nurse aide and/or phlebotomy experience in acute care 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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