Surgical Technologist, Labor & Delivery

Atlanta GA
Nov 09, 2020
Dec 09, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
  • Performs various patient care activities for the patient in labor including obtaining vital signs, performing catheterizations, obtaining urine specimens, performing perineal care, and performing skin preps for surgical procedures; assists patients as necessary with position changes and ambulation.
  • Performs various patient care activities related to newborn care to include immediate care which involves drying, warming, and observation and performing identification, measurement (inches and pounds), eye care, bathing, and other related activities.
  • Assembles equipment and supplies for procedures using aseptic techniques.
  • Assists physicians and nurses during vaginal deliveries by performing various tasks including preparing and monitoring patients and operating suction and other equipment.
  • Performs scrub technician function for surgical procedures including cesarean deliveries, tubal ligations, and hysterectomies; sets‑up sterile field, passes instruments and surgical items to physician, and performs surgical counts; and, assists with cleaning the OR rooms in preparation for subsequent surgical procedures.
  • Transports patients and newborns to assigned rooms and/or nursery.
  • Maintains a clean, neat, and safe environment which involves, but is not limited to, such activities as tidying rooms, cleaning equipment, restocking linens and other supplies and materials (in assigned areas and as otherwise necessary), preparing rooms, and keeping utility and equipments rooms, and hallways neat and clean.
  • Obtains information as necessary to initiate routine admission procedure.

Position Requirements
Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program or at least 5 years of experience in an OR setting working as a Surgical Technician or Surgical Technologist.

License/Certification Requirements: No

Work Hours: 7a-7p

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

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