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Obstetrics Technician Per Diem

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The new Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital (SSRRH) is located in the heart of Northern California's famous wine country, just 50 miles north of San Francisco and 30 minutes from the beautiful Pacific Coast. Providing quality health care services to the residents of Sonoma County for over 130 years, SSRRH has 118 licensed beds (84 Inpatient, 24 Outpatient & 10 Labor & Delivery) and serves a population of more than 130,000 people. Centers of excellence include: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Women's and Children's Services, and Level III NICU.

This position participates as an integral member of the patient care team by performing selected duties under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Primary duties include; preparing the L&D operating/delivery rooms, creating and maintaining sterile fields, scrubbing for surgical procedures, assist physicians by handing and receiving instruments and supplies, removes linen, drapes, and equipment after delivery/operation; prepares delivery/operating room for the next delivery/operation, assists nurses or physicians with procedures, maintains supplies, instruments, and equipment for all assigned nursing departments. This position provides support to the RNs on the unit by accomplishing assigned tasks which do not require assessment, teaching, or management by licensed personnel. Also responsible for entering charges and ordering supplies for assigned departments.

This position may also provide direct patient care. Primary activities include; assisting with patient hygiene, safety, dietary support and vital signs. This position may perform other nursing assistant duties as assigned by a RN.

Patient populations served are female adults, male & female adolescents, children, infants and newborns. Provides care based on the age-related needs of the patient in consideration of their developmental/psychological needs, environmental safety, communication style, and level of understanding.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education/experience required
  • Some College courses in health sciences desired

LICENSURES & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Basic Life Support Certification - HealthCare Provider (BLS-HCP) required
  • Certified Surgical Technician (CST) preferred
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred

EXPERIENCE:

  • One year experience as a certified nursing assistant, or scrub tech desired
  • Prior experience in an acute care setting required

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Medical terminology
  • Aseptic technique
  • Surgical scrub procedures, use of sterile technique, instruments, and set-up procedures for the delivery/OR room
  • Knowledge of the anesthesia cart and equipment
  • Proper technique for moving and lifting patients
  • Must be organized and accurate
  • Must be able to understand an follow directions well
  • Ability to anticipate physicians needs during procedures
  • Ability to read, speak, write clearly and legibly
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, family and staff
  • Ability to establish priorities and follow through an assigned tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well as a team member and contribute positively towards the goals of the team and the organization
  • Basic computer skills utilizing windows based programs
  • Ability to work calmly during emergency situations

Keywords: Sutter Health, Santa Rosa , Obstetrics Technician Per Diem, Other , Santa Rosa, California

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