Date Posted: 
Monday, November 29, 2021
Opportunity Type: 
Coldwater, Ohio

Position:              Scrub Nurse/ Tech

Shift:                     Day

Status:                  Casual

Weekends:        No

Holidays:             No


This individual must be highly motivated with good anticipatory and assessment skills. This position is a casual position. This individual will need to be flexible as hours could vary due to patient needs. This individual may be asked to cross train as a circulator, if the candidate is a RN. This position reports to the Director of Surgical Services.



  • Requires knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures and diagnosis.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of surgical instrumentation and equipment
  • Must be able to take direct orders and direction from surgeons in intense situations.
  • Must be able to anticipate surgeons/patient needs
  • Must be able to maintain sterile technique
  • Requires basic clinical skills in patient assessment and delivery of care for patients of all ages
  • Must demonstrate and maintain competence in clinical skills
  • Able to think critically including interpretation, analysis and evaluation
  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team player especially in intense situations, to exercise good judgment and successfully manage multi-tasking
  • Requires call on the evenings, weekends, and holidays on a rotational basis
  • May be asked to cross train as a circulator for a variety of surgical cases if applicable



  • Able to take direction from more than one provider/ coworker at a time under stressful situations
  • Requires computer and keyboarding skills to meet demands of position`
  • Requires a full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity, eye-hand coordination
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50lbs
  • Requires consistent standing in one location for a long period of time while holding retractors
  • Requires ability to work under stressful conditions and working irregular hours for call



  • Current Scrub Tech certification or current RN license.
  • BLS within 90 days of hire
  • Previous experience as a scrub tech within the past 5 years is highly preferred
  • Related acute care clinical experience in the peri-operative area preferred
Expire Date: 
Casual- As Needed

Contact us at
Fax: 419.678.5674
Mail: attn: Human Resources
Mercer Health
800 West Main St.
Coldwater, OH 45828