OB Technician - Labor and Delivery (0.9FTE, Days)
Company: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 16, 2022
United Health Workers0.9 FTE, 12 Hour Day ShiftAt Stanford
Children's Health, we know world-renowned care begins with
world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and
breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we
provide our caregivers with continuing education and
state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile
Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring,
committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to
heal humanity, one child and family at a time.Under medical
supervision the obstetrical (OB) technician facilitates the safe
and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures; ensuring
that the operating room or Labor/Delivery/Recovery (LDR) is safe,
the rooms are properly stocked with supplies, that equipment
functions properly, and that the procedure is conducted under
conditions that maximize patient safety. Under the direction and
supervision of a registered nurse (RN) the OB technician performs
routine patient care duties such as collecting, recording and
reporting patient data in a timely and accurate manner. The OB
Technician provides for, and/or assists patient/family with
Activities of Daily Living such as eating, dressing, bathing, using
the toilet.Essential Functions
After documented instruction and competency evaluation: sets-up and
scrubs for cesarean sections, post-partum tubal ligations, cervical
cerclage, dilatation and curretage, and emergency abdominal
Practices aseptic technique according to established standards of
care and infection control policies.
Assures the C-Section rooms are ready for emergency procedures.
Removes instruments from Labor and Delivery Room (LDR) and/or
C-section room, rinses, counts and soaks instruments in appropriate
Maintains a clean, safe and functional work environment.
Restocks operating room suites and LDRs with supplies as required.
Correctly checks and stocks epidural carts and anesthesia machines.
Assures replacement or repair of malfunctioning equipment and
Sets up and maintains oxygen therapy equipment.
Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies in utility rooms as
Performs and/or assists with Treatments and Procedures.
Performs routine patient care duties such as collecting, recording
and reporting patient data in a timely and accurate manner.
Provides for, and/or assists patient/family with Activities of
Daily Living such as eating, dressing, bathing, using the toilet.
Supports the development of unit/team goals and actively
participates in unit staff meetings, in-services, and educational
programs as required.
Follows House and Telephone Standards as established by the Medical
Center.Minimum QualificationsAny combination of education and
experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills
and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or
certifications is qualifying.Education: High School Diploma or GED
equivalent, successful completion of a hospital's Obstetrical
Technician's Training Program.Experience: Six (6) months of
directly related work experience.License/Certification: Basic Life
Support (BLS).Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability and willingness to be taught/learn new skills.
Ability to be a team player.
Ability to be flexible in assignment and able to work different
shifts if required.
Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in interactions with
all patients, families and staff, including high volume and
Ability to learn and evaluate new equipment and procedures quickly.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations (addition,
subtraction, multiplication, division).
Ability to problem-solve effectively using appropriate resources.
Is productive in workflow, skills and organization.
Ability to provide appropriate care based on the needs of the
individual taking into consideration age, culture, and
Ability to provide care as needed and as described in the
department's policies and procedures.
Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively
at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with individuals of
diverse cultural backgrounds.
Knowledge of basic nursing and medical terminology.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of location, operation and maintenance of common
equipment and supplies located in the unit.
Knowledge of role in emergency response.
Knowledge of unit practices, and procedures regarding infection
control and health and safety.Equal Opportunity EmployerLucile
Packard Children's Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and
is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of
its policies and practices, including the area of employment.
Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the
basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity,
religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs,
marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran
status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above.
People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups,
people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered
after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job
requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San
Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.indsch
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