Surgical Technologist 6/5/2020
Saint Louis, MO
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY We're a Little Different
For more than 140 years, we've carried out Christ's healing ministry as St. Anthony's Medical Center, delivering compassionate care to area residents. Today, as Mercy Hospital South, we continue that legacy. Mercy Hospital South is the third-largest medical center in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Our team offers advanced medical treatment in several specialties, including acute rehabilitation, cardiology, maternity services, oncology/cancer care, orthopedics, neurology/stroke, surgery and emergency medicine.
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.
Performs the primary function of a Surgical Technologist in the Operating Room. Prepares and maintains the sterile field and instruments for surgical cases. Counts according to policy in conjunction with a registered nurse (RN). Demonstrates accountability by: 1) maintaining continuing education relative to practice, 2) conducting self in a professional manner, 3) adheres to our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards, 4) demonstrates competence. A Surgical Technologist cannot perform procedures that require licensure.
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: Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technology program.
* Certifications: BLS required, or must be current within 30 days of hire date.
* Preferred Certifications: Certification as Surgical Technologist or CST.
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.
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.