Job Description

Job Title: OB Tech
Job ID: 687798
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Mercy
Department: Labor And Delivery
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219


UPMC Mercy's Labor and Delivery Department is hiring a part time OB Tech.


Must be service oriented; possess high level of commitment to customer service and patient centered approach to care.

  • Assist with deliveries: delivery table set up and break down and removal (once count is complete).
  • Assist with maintaining environment, emptying trash in patient rooms and nurse's station, emptying linen in patient rooms/nursery once 1/2 full.
  • Assist with patient care: i.e., toileting, pericare, linen changes and oral care.
  • Assisting provider with instrumentation, retracting, etc.
  • Assuring adequate supplies are ordered, stacked and sorted appropriately.
  • Escort/transfer patients to and from testing, unit to unit and discharge.
  • Follow mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious even that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Immediate assistance to patient with delivery: pericare, ice pack, clean gown, general area cleanup.
  • Maintain a safe environment by working with the registered nurse to count sponges, instruments and needles.
  • Maintains accurate communication with staff, physicians, patients and visitors.
  • Once competence obtained in adult & neonatal Phlebotomy, ability to obtain specimens and label at bedside.
  • Once competence obtained may assist with bathing and feed of newborns.
  • Participate in regular department and hospital in-service education programs.
  • Perform the technical aspect in the care of a patient to maintain surgical asepsis.
  • Update knowledge of surgical procedures and sterilization processes by continually seeking staff assistance and instruction with unfamiliar equipment and instrumentation.


  • 1 year of recent experience in direct patient care.  
  • Successful completion of an in-house Surgical Scrub Assistant Program. Analytical ability necessary to recognize irregular occurrences, discern emergency situations and respond accordingly.  
  • Interpersonal skill necessary to effectively interact with hospital staff and work cooperatively within the framework of the surgical team. 
  • Psychomotor skills necessary to assist with surgical procedures.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $14.53 to $22.86

Union Position: No

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