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OB Tech.

  • Job ID: 269636422
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Northwest
  • Department: 34780 NW Obstetrics / Nursery
  • Location: 100 Fairfield Drive, Seneca PA 16346
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.50 to $20.57 / hour

Description

OB Tech
Family Birthing Unit 
UPMC Northwest
Seneca, PA
Full Time

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

Qualifications

  • 1 year of recent experience in direct patient care preferred
  • 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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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