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Obstetrical Technician - Labor & Delivery

Ascension


Location:
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Date:
12/28/2022
2022-12-282023-02-24
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Details Department: Labor & Delivery Schedule: Full Time Nights, 7p-7:30a & Every Third Weekend Hospital: Ascension Genesys Hospital Location: Grand Blanc, MI Benefits Paid time off (PTO) Various health insurance options & wellness plans Retirement benefits including employer match plans Long-term & short-term disability Employee assistance programs (EAP) Parental leave & adoption assistance Tuition reimbursement Ways to give back to your community *Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics. Responsibilities The Obstetrical Technician (OB Tech) ensures the Operating rooms and Labor/Delivery/Recovery Rooms (LDR) in Labor & Delivery are adequately prepared for procedure by preparing instrumentation and equipment. The OB Tech assists surgeon by passing instruments during operative and invasive procedures and maintains sterile technique at all times and demonstrates the ability to clean and sterilize all surgical instruments. Under the supervision of the registered nurse, performs delegated patient care procedures, observes patient condition, and reports information. The OB Technician performs direct patient care and nursing support duties including but not limited to: Document data collected. Collaborate with the RN in implementation, evaluation and modification of patient care plan based on collected data. Collaboration with the health care team to participate in coordination of services and contribute to the continuous Performance Improvement process. Interact effectively with patients and families to ensure quality care. Follow policies & procedures, supports the hospital and department missions, goals and objectives. Scrub for C/Sections and other procedures in Labor and Delivery, prepares patient for surgery. Sets-up and assists nursing staff and / or physician during delivery. Monitor supplies, stocks all rooms, orders supplies and maintains equipment and instruments. Communicate with nursing staff and manager to problem solve and identify unit needs. Attend in-services, training and staff meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. Essential Functions: Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when planning and performing professional patient care, resolving patient care problems, and dealing with patients and families; often during stressful situations. Ability to walk or stand continuously and frequently lift and position patients. Organizational skills, observation and problem solving abilities to perform testing, asses patients medical condition and history. Interpersonal communication skills necessary to communicate effectively with staff, physicians, families and supervisors. Effective written communication and analytic skills. Ability to walk, stoop, reach, stand, push bulky machines. Working Conditions: Normal patient care environment with moderate exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature, etc. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous substances, and moderately adverse Working Conditions due to performance of patient care activities. Orientation Requirements: Must attend new employee orientation and department orientation. This position, aside from the above requirements, will require on-the-job experience and training in order to acquire and effectively apply knowledge of unit and departmental policies, procedures, and standards for patient care. Must be able to pass competencies required for the Labor and Delivery unit including scrub tech competencies, Neonatal Resuscitation Course, and postpartum competencies for mom and baby. This is not all-inclusive of the required work in this unit. The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify in any way, the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision. The most recently dated job description on file in the Human Resources Department will be considered the official job description. Requirements Licensure / Certification / Registration: Certified Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. OR equivalent scrub experience is required. Basic Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) preferred. Must be able to pass competencies required for Labor and Delivery unit, including but not limited to Neonatal Resuscitation course and post-partum competencies for mom and baby. Education: Completion of a Scrub Technician program of study preferred or equivalent scrub experience required. Must possess the interpersonal skills necessary in order to interact effectively with patients, staff, supervisors, physicians and contacts external to the hospital. Additional Preferences **Please note that this position requires experience with assisting in surgical procedures in an OR setting. Candidates should have education/training and experience with labor and delivery related surgeries such as C-sections .** Why Join Our Team Ascension Michigan operates 16 hospitals and more than 300 related healthcare facilities that together employ nearly 23,000 compassionate associates. When you join our care teams, you join a team dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve throughout Michigan. Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states. Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster. Pay Non-Discrimination Notice Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.Licensure / Certification / Registration: Certified Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. OR equivalent scrub experience is required. Basic Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) preferred. Must be able to pass competencies required for Labor and Delivery unit, including but not limited to Neonatal Resuscitation course and post-partum competencies for mom and baby. Education: Completion of a Scrub Technician program of study preferred or equivalent scrub experience required. Must possess the interpersonal skills necessary in order to interact effectively with patients, staff, supervisors, physicians and contacts external to the hospital.
The Obstetrical Technician (OB Tech) ensures the Operating rooms and Labor/Delivery/Recovery Rooms (LDR) in Labor & Delivery are adequately prepared for procedure by preparing instrumentation and equipment. The OB Tech assists surgeon by passing instruments during operative and invasive procedures and maintains sterile technique at all times and demonstrates the ability to clean and sterilize all surgical instruments. Under the supervision of the registered nurse, performs delegated patient care procedures, observes patient condition, and reports information. The OB Technician performs direct patient care and nursing support duties including but not limited to: Document data collected. Collaborate with the RN in implementation, evaluation and modification of patient care plan based on collected data. Collaboration with the health care team to participate in coordination of services and contribute to the continuous Performance Improvement process. Interact effectively with patients and families to ensure quality care. Follow policies & procedures, supports the hospital and department missions, goals and objectives. Scrub for C/Sections and other procedures in Labor and Delivery, prepares patient for surgery. Sets-up and assists nursing staff and / or physician during delivery. Monitor supplies, stocks all rooms, orders supplies and maintains equipment and instruments. Communicate with nursing staff and manager to problem solve and identify unit needs. Attend in-services, training and staff meetings. Perform other duties as assigned. Essential Functions: Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when planning and performing professional patient care, resolving patient care problems, and dealing with patients and families; often during stressful situations. Ability to walk or stand continuously and frequently lift and position patients. Organizational skills, observation and problem solving abilities to perform testing, asses patients medical condition and history. Interpersonal communication skills necessary to communicate effectively with staff, physicians, families and supervisors. Effective written communication and analytic skills. Ability to walk, stoop, reach, stand, push bulky machines. Working Conditions: Normal patient care environment with moderate exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature, etc. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous substances, and moderately adverse Working Conditions due to performance of patient care activities. Orientation Requirements: Must attend new employee orientation and department orientation. This position, aside from the above requirements, will require on-the-job experience and training in order to acquire and effectively apply knowledge of unit and departmental policies, procedures, and standards for patient care. Must be able to pass competencies required for the Labor and Delivery unit including scrub tech competencies, Neonatal Resuscitation Course, and postpartum competencies for mom and baby. This is not all-inclusive of the required work in this unit. The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify in any way, the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision. The most recently dated job description on file in the Human Resources Department will be considered the official job description.
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