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OB TECH - Fort Smith, AR #6342919

Company: Baptist Health Arkansas

Date: 05/18/2019

Category: Biotechnology / Pharmaceuticals

City: Fort Smith, AR

  • SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY - Job Summary (general statement of purpose or objective of position)


  • In a coordinated approach, the individual is responsible for assisting during/after surgery for cesarean sections, assisting patients with activities of daily living, use and care of special equipment in Labor and Delivery and assisting the RN/LPN in the care of antepartum/laboring/delivered patients. The Obstetrical Tech is responsible for certain clerical and reception duties. All duties are performed in a collaborative approach with unit personnel and under the direction and supervision of the RN.


  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - Knowledge, skills, abilities, license, registration, certification, education, and experience


  • EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent.
    EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE: Must satisfactorily complete competency checklist and independently scrub three cesarean sections under the direct supervision of preceptor and demonstrate a working knowledge of required skills. Must retain emotional stability in situations of varying circumstances and exhibit flexibility for various duties. Possess the knowledge and skill regarding the developmental needs of the labor and delivery population served, as well as the skill required to perform processes involved in the delivery of patient care to the reproductive patient and their family.
    CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, BONDING: BLS (to be obtained within 30 days of hire)
    PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be able to walk, sit, twist, bend, stand for long periods and have good mobility. May be exposed to infectious diseases with the protective equipment and follow up treatment provided.

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