Obstetric Technician

    Hackensack University Medical Center
    30 Prospect Avenue, HACKENSACK, NJ
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $29.02 - $41.75

    Job Description

    Overview

    The Obstetric Technician assists the nursing staff in providing care to selected female patients of childbearing age and newborn infants. This position draws intravenous and capillary blood from adult females and capillary blood from infants.

    Responsibilities

    1. Provides direct care to the obstetric patient under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN). 2. Takes and records vital signs reporting to the RN. 3. Draws and labels intravenous blood specimens from obstetric patients using proper aseptic technique. 4. Performs capillary blood glucose testing using an appropriate glucose meter reporting results to RN. 5. Maintains proper level of supplies. 6. Acts as a chaperone during procedures. 7. Assists patients with ambulating as requested by the RN. 8. Moves patients from bed to stretcher or wheelchair and reverse. 9. Prepares patients for meals, and assists with feeding as needed. 10. Assists with the admission process: obtaining vital signs and assisting patients with changing. 11. Places patients on external fetal monitor and obtain appropriate tracings notifying RN of complete strips. 12. Acts in the role of scrub assistant during obstetrical procedures maintaining aseptic technique and unit clerk. 13. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.). 14. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

    Qualifications

    Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. High school diploma or equivalent. 2. Job Entry: 0-1 years experience. 3. Possesses a working knowledge of the computer system. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1. Graduate of a scrub technician program. Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification. Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

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    Posting ID: 552622662Posted: 2020-05-27