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Full-time - OB Technician - Labor & Delivery

  • Job ID: 505901542
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: every other weekend/Rotating Holidays
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Western Maryland
  • Department: Labor & Delivery
  • Location: 12500 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland MD 21502
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.91 to $21.19 / hour


 UPMC Western Maryland has an opportunity for an OB Technician in Labor & Delivery!

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

This position qualifies for a $5,000 sign-on bonus!

Title and starting pay rate of this position may vary based on years of experience.



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


  • 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.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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