Olathe Medical Center Obstetric Technician - Certified (Certified Surgical Technologist) in Olathe, Kansas
We are looking for dedicated and caring professionals to join our growing Birth Place! Our state- of- the- art Birth Place is a Level II, 29- room Labor, Delivery, Recovery & Post-partum department.
Olathe Medical Center, Inc. a 300-bed general acute care facility is currently looking for a Certified OB Technician professional to join our team on The Birth Place, and be a part of our expansion.
Position Description: The Certified OB Technician (OBT) provides support to the RN and the Physician in the care of obstetric patients. The OBT performs OR procedures following department standards: A) maintenance of sepsis; B) positioning; C) prepping and draping; D) needle count; E) instrument count; F) sponge count; G) specimen care; H) dressing application. The OBT is responsible to assist the physician on all cesarean and vaginal deliveries following these standards. The OBT is responsible for ensuring necessary instruments, supplies, and equipment are available for cesarean or vaginal procedures. He/she should be able to anticipate physician needs, communicate with the physician, and utilize other available sources of information to coordinate and provide the necessary items for delivery. The OBT also assists with escorting patients to triage rooms, taking specimens to the lab, if applicable, transfer of patients, and discharging of patients. They are expected to have computer skills necessary to perform the job as well as collaborate with the rest of the obstetric team for other necessary duties to perform. The must demonstrate the ability to follow directions and contribute to problem solving and conflict resolution in day to day situations. They will interact in a courteous, customer focused manner. They must accept delegation and work as a contributing team member. The RN is responsible for coordination all care and outcomes.
Position Requirements: Education: Certification from National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Association; OR 2 - 3 years' experience in OB or surgical tech role with other surgical technician certification required. High School or GED required
Experience: 1-3 years experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills: Analytical, Organizational and Verbal Communication skills required
License, Registration and/or Certification: Healthcare Provider CPR – (American Heart Association or American Red Cross ONLY) required within 7 days from date of hire Certification from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting required upon hire
EEO Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet