The Labor and Delivery Tech is responsible for assisting patient with personal care needs and participates in the plan of care. The Technician regularly communicates observations and data collection to the RN. This position also collects test specimens as directed according to established procedures and documents patient care activities consistent with data collection and the test performed.
The Labor and Delivery Tech is also responsible for scrubbing and assisting OB Provider in OR as needed.
The Labor and Delivery Technician assists customers in a friendly, prompt, caring manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. This position works as part of the care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support team objectives, assisting other team members when necessary.
EDUCATION: High School degree or equivalent; ability to read, speak, and write English.
Successful completion of a nationally or regionally accredited educational program for surgical technologist or holds and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential administered by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or its successor.
Requirements are grandfathered if evidence is provided to show the incumbent was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility on December 21st 2011.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: HSCPR certified within six months of hire.
EXPERIENCE: Six to nine months healthcare experience (clinical/patient care experience preferred); knowledge of medical terminology; insurance processing; interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and collaborate with other team members; ability to be flexible, set priorities, solve problems, and use proper judgment in difficult situations. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
Demonstrates the ability to perform the department specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances, and potential injury.
Reaching, stooping, kneeling and crouching approximately 25% of a workday; visual and physical ability required to work at a computer terminal; standing and walking
approximately 50% of a workday; lifting approximately 50 to 100 pounds, with assistance occasionally; physical abilities required to push, pull or transport equipment and patients.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the department specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports to Labor and Delivery nursing leadership.
The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Associated topics: general surgery, laparoscopic, robotics, surg, surgeon, surgery, surgery physician
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.