Date:Jul 18, 2014
Location:Durango, CO, US
Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at:http://www.mercydurango.org/
JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 3831
Job Requirements (Core Competencies)
Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Experience:Healthcare experience preferred.
License/Certification:Current CO. CNA license required. American Heart Association BLS certification required within 90 days of hire. Current CO LPN license with IV certification required if an LPN is in this position. Current CO Surgical Tech and/or Surgical Assist Registration required within 90 days.
Other required skills and abilities:An employee in this position provides a full range of assistance to the RN’s caring for the newborn, antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum patient. Health Unit Secretary duties required.
JOB SUMMARY:The OB Tech works with his or her team (RN) to assist in delivering direct patient care. The licensed OB tech is cross-trained to perform a wide range of essential patient services including medication administration by licensed LPN. The OB Tech performs a variety of basic age specific duties to assist in patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse. All clinical care will be done under the direction of the RN who has determined appropriate tasks for delegation.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.