Senior Obstetrical Technician

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Senior Obstetrical Technician

Senior Obstetrical Technician

Primary Location San Jose, California
Job Number 1076241
Date posted 01/26/2023
The Obstetrical Technician aids the skilled nursing personnel in the Labor and Delivery Unit by carrying out non-nursing tasks under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.

Essential Purposes

• Oversees and evaluates the work of other obstetric technicians.

• Takes part in the department’s new Obstetrical Technicians’ orientation and training.

• Inspects labor rooms and delivery rooms for sufficient, functional supplies and equipment.

• Keeps track of supply expiration dates and preventive maintenance for equipment.

• Installs emergency gear.

• Greets visitors to the unit and leads them to the proper room.

• Obtains the patient’s photo ID and Kaiser Card.

• Creates momentary ID bracelets for patients.

• When necessary, transports patients to the delivery room, the cesarean delivery room, the ultrasound room, or the postpartum room.
• Examines the pull charts and testing schedule.

• Ensures a sufficient and proper supply of packets.

• Prepares the baby unit and sterile delivery table for birth.

• Unpacks and arranges supplies for cesarean birth.

• C-section surgical scrubs.

• Assists RN when the patient is in the recovery room, delivery room, and Cesarean delivery room.

• Files monitor strips in envelopes.

• Washes instruments and places on the central supply cart for sterilizing.

• Transports specimens to the lab.

• Keeps utility room and supply rooms neat and well organized.

• Answers lights and telephone.

• Performs other related duties as necessary.

• This job motivates and provides work direction to other employees, but does not have the authority to hire, terminate, discipline, or give performance evaluations.

Read also employees expected conduct for this job

Grade 370
Basic Qualifications:
– Two (2) years experience as an Obstetrical Technician plus the demonstrated ability to perform and under general supervision frequently do perform the most complex techniques and procedures of the classification in accordance w/ the specifications set by the department head.
– High School Diploma/GED.
 – BLS certification.- Basic computer skills.
– Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.
– Ability to write simple correspondence.
– Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
– The senior level classification for Obstetrical Technician shall apply only to Obstetrical Technicians assigned by the Employer to direct and check the work of one (1) or more Obstetrical Technicians.
 – Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.
– Refer to the position specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
Primary Location: California, San Jose, San Jose Hospital
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32
Shift: Evening
Workdays: Week 1: Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat; Week 2: Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 03:00 PM
Working Hours End: 11:30 PM
Job Schedule: Part-time
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01|SEIU|United Health workers
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: San Jose Hospital – Labor & Delivery-General – 0201
Travel: No

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