Mercy Health

  • Surgical Technologist

    Requisition ID
    2019-796207
    Category
    Other Allied Health
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days, Evenings
    Department
    Ortho Hsp-Operating Rm Routine
    Location
    US-MO-Ozark
  • 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

    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 Sisters of Mercy and the Employee Code of Conduct. Efficiently set-up surgical cases for Orthopedics, 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. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

    Qualifications:

     

     

     

    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:

     

    • Education: Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist course.
    • Preffered Experience: Surgical Technologist experience in an hospital setting.
    • 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 at various locations. Equipment Used: as above.

     

    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, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    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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