Careers at Mercyhealth Mailbag: Administrative fellows, sterile processing technicians, and clinic nursing

Welcome to the Careers at Mercyhealth Mailbag! Each week, we’ll tackle a couple of questions submitted by YOU, our followers, on social media or via email to better help you understand why today’s health care industry could be the place for you and how Mercyhealth can offer you the path toward a lifelong, rewarding career.

To submit your question, follow us on Facebook or Instagram at Careers at Mercyhealth and send us a message, or leave a comment on our Careers at Mercyhealth Mailbag posts. You can also email us at with the subject ‘Mailbag.’

Let’s get to this week’s mailbag questions – enjoy!

Robert D. (via Facebook):I’m completing my master’s degree in health care administration at Northern Illinois University and am curious what kind of positions or career-building opportunities would be available to me?

We are currently seeking applicants for our Administrative Fellows positions – click here to view these positions and to apply. Our Administrative Fellows perform leadership projects as directed and pursues projects in areas of interest. Project areas may include: hospital or clinic operations, finance, program development, strategic planning, population health/ACO operations, supply chain, marketing, market analysis, facilities and space planning, information systems and/or human resources. The Administrative Fellowship is a system-wide fellowship and will provide opportunities to be involved in projects at various locations. A base of operations of either Janesville, WI or Rockford, IL will be offered to candidates that are accepted for the position after consideration of the candidate’s preferences.

Rachel L.  (via Instagram): What kind of entry-level positions would be available to me in order to get an understanding of how the health care field works?

There are a variety of entry-level positions across our system that may be of interest to you in order to better understand the health care field. One such position is a Sterile Processing Technician. Sterile Processing Techs are a vital part of our OR teams via the sterilization and sanitation of operating room instruments and equipment. This position uses cutting-edge technology, resources, and processes in a fast-paced environment to ensure complex operations can be conducted on a daily basis. Click here to learn more about these positions.  

Desi B. (via email): I’m looking for a nursing career opportunity in a clinic setting. Do you currently have any openings?

Our Mercyhealth Hospital and Medical Center-Walworth campus is currently seeking Registered Nurses for a variety of clinic-based positions – click here to learn more. Our RNs receive competitive compensation and benefits, tuition and certification reimbursement, generous PTO, and a rewarding work-life balance. Our Walworth campus is an award-winning critical access hospital serving both Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

Thanks for reading this week’s Careers at Mercyhealth Mailbag! Look for a new mailbag next week!

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