Obstetric Technician - Labor and Delivery - Per Diem Day
Edison, NJ 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Obstetric Technician - Labor and Delivery - Per Diem Day
Job ID 2022-123134 Department Labor And Delivery Site JFK Medical Center Job Location US-NJ-Edison Position Type Per Diem Shift Day Shift Hours 7a.m. - 3p.m. Weekend Work One Weekend a Month On Call Work No On-Call Required Holiday Work Two of 6

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.


A day in the life of an Obstetric Technician at Hackensack Meridian includes:

    Assists and supports nursing staff with provision of direct and indirect care to the patient. Follows the plan of care as
    directed by the RN
  • Orders and stocks all supplies for OR, PACU, Labor Rooms and related areas such as warmers, scrub sinks, OR ante-
    room. Maintains readiness of instruments and supplies for OR and vaginal deliveries.
  • Maintains sterile technique in the operative area including proper scrub, gown and glove techniques. Arranges the
    operative table appropriately. Passes instruments and maintains accurate sponge and instrument counts.
  • Assists surgeons in the operating room with procedures such as Cesarean Section, Hysterectomy, Dilation and
    Curettage, manual removal of placenta, and repair of cervical laceration.
  • Communicates patient information or potential problems to the nurse throughout the shift. Reports timely and
    accurate changes in the patient's condition.
  • Makes rounds and responds to patient/family requests for assistance in a timely manner. Promptly answers call lights
    regardless of who is assigned to care for the patient.
  • Collaborates to ensure patient belongings are promptly stored and valuables are safe. Ensures all belongings are
    properly gathered, labeled with patient identification and are sent with the patient who is discharged, transferred or
  • Exercises calm behavior and utilizes appropriate judgment while working in a team approach during emergency
    situations. Appropriately participates during crisis situations. Isolates and removes other patients and family members.
    Assists with and reassures patients and families. Stays with a patient in need.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of and care for equipment and supplies. Follows procedures and ensures equipment is
    ready to use.
  • Provides for effective and safe patient/customer outcomes through practice, judgment and critical actions. Adheres
    to current NJ Department of Health regulations, JCAHO and institutional policies and procedures, and promotes professional ethics/standards. Clinical practice accurately reflects Code of Ethics, the New Jersey Department of Health
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior
  • Lifts a minimum of 25 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 25 lbs. and stands a minimum of 8 hours a day.
  • Contacts: Regular contact with medical personnel and its visitors.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification
  • Certified Surgical Technician or Certified OB Technician (or provides evidence of meeting the requirements of the NJ
    Surgical Technology Certification law in effect as of 12/21/2011)
  • One year of hospital PCT experience is preferred
  • Previous OB Tech or Surgical Tech experience in the acute care setting is preferred

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
12+ years
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