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Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine.
The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As an employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
UWMC Perinatal Daily has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME OB TECHNOLOGIST (Night Shifts). Under direct RN supervision, the OB Technologist assists healthcare professionals in obstetric (OB) operative procedures and in the examination and treatment of patients in Labor and Delivery. The OB Technologist also performs assists and supports RNs, ARNPs, and MDs in the evaluation and treatment of patients.
OB Technologist duties include:
Prepare, select, and pass appropriate instruments and supplies during surgical procedures.
Prepare operating room for surgical procedures.
Prepare treatment rooms for patient evaluation and assist patients to them.
Provide patient transport to other hospital areas.
Maintain patient safety throughout all procedures and direct-care activities.
Order supplies from Materials Management according to stock levels.
Maintain daily QA and procedures for designated equipment.
Assist healthcare professionals with other procedures as needed and as defined in their department.
Perform direct patient care activities within the scope of their licensure, according to their level of education, certification, and according to department protocol.
Maintain designated levels of supplies and equipment in specified areas and assist in the general maintenance of the patient care areas of the department.
Perform duties of patient service representatives, office assistants, or other support staff as required by department needs. Manage patient records and department forms as requested.
Maintain infection control standards for exam/procedure rooms; clean, disinfect, change linens, etc. Requests services, e.g., housekeeping, maintenance, etc., as needed.
Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) AND one (1) year of experience in a health care setting;
Certification as a Surgical Technologist;
OR High school graduation or equivalent AND Three (3) years of experience as a Medical Assistant;
One (1) year of experience as an OB Technologist.
Legal Requirement: A Health Care Assistant (HCA) certification is required within 6 months of employment. [Note: HCA certification is required for venipuncture and blood glucose testing. The most basic level of HCA certification (Level "A") can be achieved through on-the-job training.]
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