OB Surgical Technician - Women's Resource Team
Company: ALG HLTH-BERGAN MERCY HLTH SYS
Posted on: January 13, 2021
Overview: *Your time at work should be fulfilling. * Rewarding.
Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you join one of our
non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll find
challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as
much compassion as you. Join us and together we'll create
healthier, stronger communities. Responsibilities ***Use your OB
Surgical Technician experience to travel to various campus
locations. ** * *Must have availability to work varying days during
the week.* * Assists in the admission, discharge, and transfer
process as directed by the RN. Takes patient age, physical
abilities, and/or developmental needs into account when
communicating patient needs.
* Sets up tables, instruments, and supplies required for cesarean
sections, vaginal deliveries, and circumcisions. Maintains sterile
* Responds to patient calls, anticipates patient needs, and assures
patient safety and comfort through regular rounds, environmental
maintenance and other appropriate safety measures. Bases care on
patients' age, physical abilities, and/or developmental needs into
account when communicating patient needs.
* Maintains appropriate stock and equipment inventories in the
department and patient rooms and appropriately charges/credits
* Assists in the preparation and draping of patient and operative
area. Prepares, passes, and maintains a correct count of
instruments, sutures, sponges, and supplies utilized during the
* Maintains surgical instruments by insuring proper washing,
packaging, sterilization, and storage on unit.
* Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth
through participation in unit meetings, inservice programs,
continuing education, programs and fulfills yearly requirements as
stated by policy. Assists in the orientation of new staff and
participates in unit Quality Improvement activities.
* Complies with internal and external regulations, policies, and
procedures. Participates in achieving nursing division goals and
supports the Shared Governance structure. Qualifications Required:
BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire.
Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the
following: American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for
Healthcare Providers. Preferred: High School Graduate or
Equivalent. Completion of Surgical Tech Program or Nurse Assistant
training Preferred: Certification as a Surgical Technologist.
Knowledge of instruments and their use; instrument sterilization
techniques. Ability to take vital signs of mother and fetal heart
tones. Ability to provide comfort to patient. Good oral and written
communications skills. Job requires continuous reading skills,
verbal communication skills, and written communication skills.
Ability to organize and prioritize work. *Join us at Catholic
Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health
system* CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.
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