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OBSTETRICAL TECHNICIAN

  2021-09-22     Natividad     1441 Constitution Blvd., Salinas, CA  
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INSPIRING HEALTHY LIVES

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At Natividad, our dedication to the people of Monterey County is at the heart of everything we do—from the health care services we provide to the specialized programs we promote. This commitment to our community spans more than 130 years and, more importantly, has touched countless lives. It has also earned us a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. If you believe in inspiring healthy lives by focusing on community-based care, consider joining Natividad today.

OBSTETRICAL TECHNICIAN

$3,000 Sign-On Bonus

Natividad is currently seeking to fill two permanent full-time Obstetrical (OB) Technician positions in the Labor & Delivery Unit. Under close supervision, the incumbent will assist surgeons and nurses in specialized patient care and treatment in the Labor and Delivery Unit.

Examples of Duties:

  • Assists surgeons and registered nurses in obstetrical operations, including cesarean sections, D&C's, BTL's, etc., by performing scrub nurse duties which include selecting and passing appropriate sterile instruments as needed
  • Performs operating room duties, including transporting, positioning, draping and skin preparation of patients according to A.O.R.N. standards
  • Collects, prepares and stores specimens obtained during surgery and newborn delivery and logs according to policy
  • Facilitates the use of solutions and medications on the surgical field by appropriately preparing them according to physician's orders and preparing documentation
  • Maintains a record of items used in each surgical procedure and participates in surgical counts per policy
  • Disinfects operating room and labor and delivery room, surgical instruments and equipment and prepares for sterilization; prepares room for next procedure/delivery
  • Participates in the requisitioning, storing and issuing of supplies ensuring outdated supplies are discarded and equipment is in working order at all times
  • Performs duties of a nursing assistant, including monitoring and recording patient vital signs, assisting patients with personal hygiene, meds, back rubs, etc.
  • Performs a variety of clerical duties, including receptionist functions, transcribing orders, assembling discharge charts, answering phones and entering data in computer

Minimum qualifications include completion of a training program as an Obstetrical Technician OR one year of experience assisting physicians in obstetrical surgeries and deliveries in an acute care hospital. The ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge of aseptic techniques and methods; utilization and maintenance of surgical instruments and equipment; gowning, scrubbing, and gloving procedure; utilization and maintenance of Labor and Delivery instruments and equipment; and universal precautions for handling blood and body fluids.

For more information or to request application materials, contact Natividad, Human Resources Department, 1441 Constitution Blvd., Salinas, CA 93906, (831) 783-2700, or apply at http://www.natividad.com. Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NatividadInspiringHealthyLives/  EOE/M/F/H/V


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