Obstetric Technician- Labor and Delivery- Part Time Days
Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Overview Performs assigned duties under the direction of the
Registered Professional Nurse. Demonstrates positive behavior and
the ability to implement a plan of care. This position requires a
multi skilled worker who will perform a variety of tasks related to
the direct and indirect care of the antepartum and postpartum
patient and in the maintenance of a clean and organized
environment. The OB Technician is certified or grandfathered to
work in the Surgical Suite. Responsibilities 1. Assists and
supports nursing staff with provision of direct and indirect care
to the patient. Follows the plan of care as directed by the RN 2.
Orders and stocks all supplies for OR, PACU, Labor Rooms and
related areas such as warmers, scrub sinks, OR ante-room. Maintains
readiness of instruments and supplies for OR and vaginal
deliveries. 3. Maintains sterile technique in the operative area
including proper scrub, gown and glove techniques. Arranges the
operative table appropriately. Passes instruments and maintains
accurate sponge and instrument counts. 4. Assists surgeon in the
operating room with procedures such as Cesarean Section,
Hysterectomy, Dilation and Curettage, manual removal of placenta,
and repair of cervical laceration. 5. Communicates patient
information or potential problems to the nurse throughout the
shift. Reports timely and accurate changes in the patient's
condition. 6. Makes rounds and responds to patient/family requests
for assistance in a timely manner. Promptly answers call lights
regardless of who is assigned to care for the patient. 7.
Collaborates to ensure patient belongings are promptly stored and
valuables are safe. Ensures all belongings are properly gathered,
labeled with patient identification and are sent with the patient
who is discharged, transferred or expired. 8. Exercises calm
behavior and utilizes appropriate judgment while working in a team
approach during emergency situations. Appropriately participates
during crisis situations. Isolates and removes other patients and
family members. Assists with and reassures patients and families.
Stays with a patient in need. 9. Demonstrates appropriate use of
and care for equipment and supplies. Follows procedures and ensures
equipment is ready to use. 10. Provides for effective and safe
patient/customer outcomes through practice, judgment and critical
actions.: Adheres to current NJ Department of Health regulations,
JCAHO and institutional policies and procedures, and promotes
professional ethics/standards. Clinical practice accurately
reflects Code of Ethics, the New Jersey Department of Health
regulations. 11. Other duties and/or projects as assigned. 12.
Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of
behavior. 13. Lifts a minimum of 25 lbs., pushes and pulls a
minimum of 25 lbs. and stands a minimum of 8 hours a day.
Qualifications Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
1. HS Diploma or Equivalent Education, Knowledge, Skills and
Abilities Preferred: 1. One year of hospital PCT experience 2.
Previous OB Tech or Surgical Tech experience in the acute care
setting Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. AHA Basic Health
Care Life Support HCP Certification 2. Certified Surgical
Technician or Certified OB Technician (or provides evidence of
meeting the requirements of the NJ Surgical Technology
Certification law in effect as of 12/21/2011) Our Network
Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and
Influenza Vaccination Facility As a courtesy to assist you in your
job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our
Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings
that fit your skills and experience.
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