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OB Tech

Description

UPMC Horizon is currently hiring a Full Time OB Tech to support the Birth Place at our Shenango Valley (Farrell, PA) location.

OB Techs don’t just assist during deliveries. They make a positive difference for mothers, infants, and families every day. OB Techs provide service-oriented patient care with an emphasis on safety and comfort, and assist the delivery team by setting up and breaking down delivery tables, stocking and sorting supplies, passing instruments, and other important tasks.

Our patients face many challenges and stresses, even with a healthy pregnancy. As an OB Tech, you will help the patient with pericare, toileting, transport, and various comfort measures, as well as maintain a clean, healthy environment for deliveries and recovery.

Feel good about your job! Earn great pay and benefits while impacting the lives of families in our region. Apply to be an OB Tech today.


Responsibilities:

 

  • 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.
  • 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.

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:
Employee must obtain required CPR certification within 1 year of hire/transfer.

 

 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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