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OB Tech - Obstetrics, Full Time Nights (FTE 0.9)
Join the hospital trusted by Chicago's Southland, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in this role as an OB Technician for the Obstetrics department.
The OB Technician is responsible for coordinating and performing direct nursing care for patients, utilizing concepts of the nursing process. Serves as resource, preceptor, mentor, and leader for physicians, professional peers and other fellow employees.
Under the leadership of the Director/Manager of Patient Care Services and direction of the Registered Nurse(s), The OB Technician will participate in the intra-operative care of a patient in the LDRP/OR suites specifically, but not limited to, patients undergoing C-Sections and PPTLs. Assists the Labor nurses by setting up for deliveries, coaching during deliveries, caring of patients post delivery and assisting obstetrician as needed during delivery. Will be the phlebotomist on the obstetrical unit, performing blood specimen collection on all patients, labor and delivered as well as newborn. Also performs the infant hearing tests on newborns in accordance with Illinois law.
- Must have completed high school or equivalent; must have successfully completed medical terminology course and a phlebotomy program. Successful completion of a phlebotomy course must be completed before 6 months of hired date. In addition, successful completion of an OB Scrub Program if applying with OBT experience and will successfully complete skills validation for Ingalls= LDRP. If no previous OBT experience, will successfully complete the OBT Scrub Class (8 week program) offered on LDRP during the first three (3) months of orientation and successful complete skills validation or Ingalls= LDRP.
- Must have the equivalent of 6 months full-time employment involving direct patient care in an acute, subacute, or nursing home setting. This experience must have occurred within two years. Must also be able to perform basic nursing care (ADL) procedures.
Performance of at least two of the following:
- General Nursing Care skills
- Basic Phlebotomy Skills
- Surgical Scrub Experience
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Medical Assistant required. BLS Certification
- Successful completion of an accredited phlebotomy program or certification by ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists)
- NCCLS (This is the legal name used to stand for National Committee Clinical Laboratory Standards)
- NPA (National Phlebotomy Association)
- ASCLS (American Society for Clinical Laboratory scientists)
- NCA (National Certifying Agency)
- Surigical Scrub Experience Preferred
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