Robert Packer Hospital
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. The Obstetrical Technician provides basic nursing care (personal and restorative care) and functions as a member of the surgical team by assisting and passing instruments during surgical procedures performed in the Labor and Delivery unit. He/She understands the procedures being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. The OB Technician ensures quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field. He/She assists in the preparation of the room before surgery or delivery and is accountable for all items required for their surgical table, including all required instrumentation and sutures. The Obstetrical Technician preforms routine clerical duties as needed within the unit.
The Obstetric Technician must be a graduate of an approved Surgical Technician program and may practice surgical technology during a 6 month period immediately following completion of school but must pass and maintain surgical technology certification.
Has completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United Sates Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.
Previously employed to practice surgical technology on or before October 2020 in this facility or was employed to practice surgical technology as the individual's primary function in another health care facility at any time during the two years immediately preceding October 2020.
Minimum experience of 1 years is preferred, but not required.
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