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Company: Mercy
Location: Springfield, MO
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

We're a Little Different

 

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

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. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”


Overview:

 

Provides any of the following services: unit secretary, surgical services assistant and Anesthesia Technician. Training will be provided for multiple skills as indicated. 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. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.


Qualifications:

 

Education: High School Diploma or GED
Licensure:
Experience: None.
Certifications: BLS Certification and unit education acquired by completion of probationary period.
Other: Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: May be required to work differing schedules, shifts, days of the week, holidays, or work frequency according to patient requirements and service areas. May be required to work “on call”.Must be able to walk long distances and lift heavy items at times. Working Conditions, Mental and Physician Requirements: Usually work in a clean, air-conditioned area. Stand and work, lift and push patients on stretchers and in wheelchairs most of time on duty. Requires strict adherence to universal precautions. Physical demands are attached plus push, pull, and grip up to 50 lbs., pinch up to 15 lbs., kneel, crouch, and crawl minimally. Equipment Used: Various O.R. equipment.
Preferred Experience: Previous experience preferred.

 

We Offer Great Benefits:


Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

 

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.


At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.


What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

 


Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position.  The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.


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