The Obstetrical Technician is a team member working under the direction of the Unit Manager, Charge Nurse, and nursing staff in the delivery of care to the obstetrical patient and her infant using a patient/family-centered model in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. Responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing patient, equipment and supply for delivery; special obstetrical procedures; and assisting the obstetrical surgical team.
Perform a variety of patient care tasks as directed by the nursing staff including scrubbing effectively and independently on OB cases as assigned. Maintain unit supplies by requisitioning and receiving supplies then stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs. Inventory control Participates in and practices proper safety management including infection control. Completes room and instrument set-up and clean-up process in operating room and labor rooms. Sort, clean and inspect surgical instruments in accordance with standard procedures and techniques Obtain and record patient data for health record; conduct, collect, and deliver routine tests on patient specimens; assist staff with special unit procedures. Performs other duties as assigned
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EDUCATION High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant Acute Care program required. CNA 2 Required
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING Minimum of one year previous work experience in an acute care facility preferred. A minimum of one year experience as an OB Surgical Technologist is preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS Current BLS required at date of hire Current CNA 2 required
OTHER SKILLS Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to work independently without direct supervision Basic computer skills. Strong customer service skills Ability to work well with others
At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. Caregivers of PeaceHealth embrace the spirit of these words and share our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, and are willing to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
PeaceHealth - 20 months ago
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and...