Job Description

*Shift: 6:45PM - 7:15AM 

Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Obstetrical Technician assists in nursing care and preparation of the obstetrical patient through performance of routine and delegated duties according to the standards and policies of the hospital. Performs scrub duties for scheduled, urgent and emergent C-Sections and associated OB/GYN surgeries and related procedures. Provides non-clinical support by setting up and preparing rooms after use, discharge or transfer of the patient.  Also performs clerical and communications duties required to support efficiency and flow on the nursing units of MCH. 

Must have and maintain current BLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands on patient care. Surgical Technician Certificate required and Surgical Technician experience preferred.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. To perform this job successfully, an individual should be a high school graduate or equivalent.  College courses or matriculation into a healthcare related college program is preferred.                                                                                                   
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence if required. Ability to speak English, write legibly, and read, understand and follow directions. Have a basic understanding of Medical Terminology.  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages if required. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills. Basic knowledge of obstetrical/medical terminology is desirable.  Knowledge of Aseptic technique is desirable. Knowledge of surgical scrub procedures, use of sterile technique, instruments, and set-up procedures for the delivery/OR room is desirable.

Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours to include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
The employee shall work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines; and the incumbent shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency.   The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.  It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship.  All such discrimination is unlawful.
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.
Sierra View Medical Center is a tobacco-free environment.


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