Mercy Health

  • *WEEKENDS ONLY**Surgical Services Assistant II

    Requisition ID
    Other Allied Health
    Position Type
    Part Time
    Operating Room Routine
  • Overview

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    Mercy Hospital Rogers has been designated a Top 100 Hospital by IBM/Watson, formerly Truven, for 2019. We are the only hospital in the state of Arkansas receiving this award


    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

    Sets priorities according to the surgery schedule so as equipment and instruments are sterile and available when needed.  Assists the manager in maintaining the QA data for the sterilization process of instrumentation taking the responsibility in maintaining the sterilization logs, temperature and humidity logs and preventative maintenance on the sterilization equipment.  Reporting deficiencies to the manager immediately.  Assisting the their preoperative care of the surgical patient by assisting the nursing staff, anesthesia staff, surgical team as needed.  Assists the manager in maintaining the integrity of the instruments, reporting damaged or missing instruments in a timely fashion.  Assists the manager in the budgetary process in documenting future needs or replacement of equipment and / or instruments and sets.  Has the ability to complete the days work load efficiently and accurately minimizing downtime and wasted supplies.



    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: Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Experience: Minimum 3 years work experience in a Healthcare Environment and/or a Surgical Tech Student
    • Certification: BLS current
    • Other Skills and Knowledge: Ability to communicate both written and verbal effectively and legibly.
      Ability to evaluate function of all surgical instrumentation.
      Ability to anticipate needs for equipment and instrumentation according to the demands of the surgical schedule.
      Knowledge of instrumentation sterilization requirements, both state and national standards.
      Knowledge and ability to operate all sterilization equipment and maintain requirements for logging all cycles run determined by state regulations.
      Knowledge and ability to log all types of sterilization loads meeting the requirements for each type.
      Ability to set priorities to meet the needs of the surgical team watching for changes in the surgery schedule and case loads.
      Ability to assess specific needs of the surgical team according to the age requirements and procedure requirements of the patient.
      Ability to assist the surgical team pre-operatively by preparing the room for the procedure.


    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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