The job incumbent is required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care to the child-bearing family. This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the pregnant woman.
Work requires completion of high school education, and graduate of an approved school of practical nursing, operating room technician or military training program, or a certified CNA program, and one or more years ORT/LPN*/CNA experience with successful completion of AORN Periop 101 within 2 months of hire, if not completed surgical tech certification.
Must be self directed and self-motivated to adequately prepare for the birthing process, and respond to the needs of the patient in an emergency situation with minimal direction.
Work requires three months unit-specific orientation and on-the-job training to become familiar with work routines, physician preferences in the delivery and surgery areas, location of equipment and supplies, and develop proficiency in patient care tech duties. Maintains proficiency in obtained skills.
Work requires the interpersonal skills necessary to comfort patients, family members and/or significant others; and to communicate effectively with other patient care providers and a multi-disciplinary, skilled work group.
Work requires analytical ability necessary to prioritize work load and be able to perform a number of task in succession with minimal observation. Accepts responsibility for actions and seeks out assistance to patient care team as needed.
Current American Heart Association HealthCare Provider BLS CPR or approved equivalent (must include infant through adult, one and two-man rescuer, use of AED, and choking with hands-on CPR skills return demonstration, and must be pre-approved by Org Dev/Human Resources) completed prior to employment.
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.