OB Technician

  • Missouri Delta Medical Center
  • Sikeston, MO 63801, USA
  • Aug 31, 2021

Job Description

OB Technician Full-Time Nights BASIC FUNCTIONS OF POSITION: 1. Assists patient with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment. 2. Explains procedures to patient prior to initiation and participates in instruction as necessary. 3. Smiles and talks with patient, even if patient appears unresponsive. 4. Serves meals, assists with meals, and feeds patients in an unhurried manner. 5. Turns patient, transfers to chair and ambulates patient according to activity order. 6. Measures intake and output and records accurately. 7. Provides post mortem care according to policy. 8. Obtains and records temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and weights as ordered. 9. Keeps hall, nurses’ station, clean and dirty utility room, and linen cart in order. Keeps patient environment neat and orderly. 10. Reports abnormal intake/output/vital signs/elimination or any change in patient condition to team leader/charge nurse. 11. Promotes good public relations for the nursing department/hospital. 12. Records nursing care provided in a clear and accurate manner. 13. Respects the confidentiality of patient, hospital, and physician related information. 14. Provides for patient privacy at all times. 15. Participates in Quality Improvement. 16. Assists in admissions, transfers, and discharges. Collects and documents patient admission data correctly. Secures disposition of patient belongings. 17. Assists with diagnostic tests, special procedures and specimen collection as required. 18. Communicates and collaborates with health care team members to provide quality patient care. 19. Competently performs core and unit specific clinical skills. 20. Answers call lights timely, ensures personal articles and call lights are within reach and available for use. 21. Knowledgeable of proper and safe use of patient care equipment. 22. Utilizes basic problem solving skills to prevent/resolve issues. 23. Assists in the delivery of peri-operative nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse. 24. Assists patient with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment. 25. Explains procedures to patient prior to initiation and participates in instruction as necessary. 26. Assists with surgical counts during operative procedure. 27. Observes and reports contamination and/or break in aseptic technique. 28. Regularly assists in positioning, preparing and draping of patient. 29. Demonstrates a complete knowledge of the location, care and operation of surgical equipment. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: BLS training. EXPERIENCE: Previous Nurse Assistant experience preferred. SPECIAL: PATIENT CONTACT: Must have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.