Altru Health System

OB Tech - Surg Tech or LPN

Location
Grand Forks, ND
Salary
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Posted
Sep 28, 2020
Ref
26438
Industry
Technology
Job Type
Long-Term
Job Summery

OB Technician assists in the operating room by setting up the OR, assisting the surgeon, and cleaning up. Performs a wide variety of tasks that are vital for the department. Assists in the newborn nursery with circumcisions and infant monitoring.

Essential Job Functions
  • Assists in the admission process by completing demographic registration information and admission history, including allergies, special needs, valuables, etc. Collects data which includes the patient's vital signs and portions of the admission record.
  • Performs personal cares and comforts.
  • Performs procedures according to physician order and nursing delegation, based on validation and skill level, i.e., performance of blood specimen collection, non-blood specimen collection, etc.
  • Schedules tests, therapies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.
  • Performs equipment set-up, maintenance, operation and cleaning per established guidelines, i.e., warmers, fetal monitors, pumps, sterile equipment and supplies, etc.
  • Transports and/or transfers patients within or outside of the facility per delegation, physician or patient preference.
  • Assists with the discharge process in newborn nursery checking charts and making sure everything is done for discharge.
  • Identifies high risk situations and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
  • Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.
  • Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.

License
  • 2 year surgical tech diploma AND Unlicensed Assistive Person - Technician (UAP/T), North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement, Prior to Start Date

OR
  • Licensed Practical Nurse; North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement; Prior to start date

Certification & Registration
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue, within 2 Months of Start Date, Learning Management System
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), American Academy of Pediatrics, within 5 Months of Start Date, Learning Management System
  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. -Required

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