Job Summary: The OB Surgical Technologist, Maternity Services must become certified within one year of employment. The Surgical Technologist assists the surgical team during procedures performed on the cesarean section patient to ensure appropriate selection/preparation and sterility of instrumentation and equipment necessary to expedite a positive outcome for the patient. Acts as a preceptor to new staff members as the need arises. Ensures surgical suite is adequately prepared for C-sections. Ensures labor & delivery rooms are adequately stocked and prepared. Assists Labor and Delivery nurses when needed. Participates in department performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
· Graduate of a school for Surgical Technologists.
· Certification for Surgical Technologist within one (1) year of hire to the job preferred..
· Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.
· Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in OB or in the Operating Room.