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OB Technician (NBSTSA Certified Surgical Technologist), LIJ Forest Hills Hospital buy in US, Free Classifieds Ads

Req Number 001MND
Job Description
Functions as Scrub Assistant. Sets-up tables and prepares room for procedures. Ensures sufficient sterile supplies and instruments on the Unit. Performs transport duties.
Responsibilities Include:
+ Surgical Responsibilities
+ Functions as a Scrub Assistant. Scrubs hands and arms, dons gown and gloves. Sets-up operating room tray, arranging instruments, sponges sutures, and dressings. Assists surgical team during surgery by passing instruments, sponges, and dressings.
+ Demonstrates cooperative participation as a member of the nursing team. Assists RN's in the orientation of new staff to scrub position.
+ Reports pertinent events during the course of the shift's activity i.e., equipment, supplies.
+ Requests information and guidance when needed from RN's.
+ Compiles assignments in a timely fashion, reports to the nurse in charge when arriving and leaving area.
+ Performs the duties of a messenger for interdepartmental needs. Answers phones and transports patients by wheelchair and stretcher.
+ Delivery Room Responsibilities
+ Appropriately utilizes aseptic techniques. Identifies and observes breaks in aseptic technique and reports this to RN. Surgically scrubs for OBS and GYN procedures.
+ Sets-up tables and prepares room for OBS procedures in LDR's and delivery rooms.
+ Prepares patient for delivery in LDR's.
+ Cleans instruments and equipment to be returned for sterilizing. (When indicated wrap and label instruments before sterilization.) Checks sterile equipment for expiration dates.
+ Ensures sufficient sterile supplies and instruments on the unit to meet the needs of the shift. (Red top tubes, cotton swabs, etc.).
+ Transports stillborn to the morgue as required.
+ Strips patients' beds and prepare bed, stretchers, and delivery tables for new admissions. On 3-11 and 11-7 shifts make beds stretchers, and delivery tables.
+ Patient Care Responsibilities
+ Receives patient report and assignment from RN in charge.
+ Makes rounds on assigned post partum patients.
+ Answers call lights as necessary for post partum patients.
+ Offers oral hygiene to patients, clears overbed tables and prepare patients for meals.
+ Take temps as directed.
+ Prepare patients for transport, if transport is needed.
+ For bed bound patients; bed pan, turn and position when necessary. Make rounds to assure all patients are clean and dry.
+ Place utensils and supplies in bedside stands as needed. (i.e., discharged patients and transfers.)
+ For new admissions; orient patient, assist patient to undress, obtain specimens, take temperature, pulse, respirations, weight and height, and place monitoring strap on patient.
+ Assist with examinations and procedures as necessary.
+ Administers enemas, perform abdominal and perineal shave when directed.
+ Measures and records first void specimens on all post partum patients; measures and records hourly outputs on all post cesarean section patients.
+ Assists patients with personal hygiene; administer pericare.
+ Provides baby care as needed.
+ Identifies and observes changes in patient status and report this to RN.
+ Environmental Responsibilities
+ Stocks labor and Delivery area daily.
+ Stocks admitting rooms with OB Admission Packs and other needed supplies. (Monitor paper, belts, speculums, etc.)
+ Makes unoccupied beds and stretchers and assures that there is a pillow for each bed.
+ Maintains non-patient areas in neat and orderly condition.
+ Assures rolling equipment is clean.
+ Reports missing or damaged equipment. Report shortages to RN's.
+ Defrosts and cleans refrigerators.
+ Cleans closet, drawers, and equipment.
+ Stocks soap dispensers for hand scrubbing.
+ Performs related duties, as required.
Qualifications
+ High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
+ Successful completion from a nationally accredited educational program for surgical technologist, and holds and maintains a certified surgical technologist (CST) credential administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), required.a person may be employed or contracted with to practice surgical technology during the 12-month period immediately following successful completion of a surgical technology program, but may not continue to be employed beyond that period without documentation that the employee holds and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential required.
+ Must be and remain in good standing with NYS regulations, required.
+ Prior PCA, fetal monitoring and Labor & Delivery experience, preferred.
+ Candidate must be female (BFOQ).
+ Ability to lift, turn and position patients, required. Ability to communicate effectively.
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