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Providence Maternity Technician in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Maternity Technician (Labor and Delivery, Variable, 0.0 FTE, On-call/Supplemental) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.

In this position you will:

  • Customer Service: Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provide high quality service to all customers; focus on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrate respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC

  • Communication: Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills

  • Self Management: Demonstrate self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment

  • Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect

  • Teamwork: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming

  • Flexibility: Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work

  • Assist the Registered Nurse in providing identified direct / indirect patient care needs, including but not limited to:

  • Surgical Responsibilities:

  • Use knowledge of patient anatomy and the surgical procedure.

  • Acquire appropriate instrumentation for any given case considering patient’s anatomy, age and size

  • Correctly set up the surgical obstetrical suite, creating a sterile environment

  • Perform the duties of a sterile member of the operating team for scheduled and emergency cesarean sections, tubal ligations and other OB procedures

  • Follow procedures used by PSHMC for verifying and labeling all medications used on the sterile field

  • Assist with identification and handling of surgical specimens

  • Correctly clean the operating suite in a manner to assure prevention of infection to patients and to obstetrical staff. Evaluates the supplies, equipment, instruments and sutures that will be needed for subsequent cases

  • Wrap and sterilize specific delivery room equipment according to procedure

  • Assess daily, the wrapped sterile equipment for dating and re-sterilization as indicated

  • Monitor and record autoclave function weekly

  • Quarterly clean autoclave (in conjunction with housekeeping) weekly

  • Participate in quality assurance as related to obstetrical surgical cases as assigned

  • Direct and indirect patient care responsibilities:

  • Accurately completes delegated portions of the admission assessment and procedures.

  • Report observable significant findings/changes of patient condition to RN.

  • Work cooperatively with available resource people (anesthetists, nursing staff, medical staff, etc.).

  • Organize and establish priorities to perform assigned work in a timely and orderly manner.

  • Consistently use equipment and supplies according to manufacturers instructions.

  • Provide direct/indirect patient care according to established competencies, ethical dimensions of practice, policies, procedures and demonstrates working knowledge of equipment used in performing assigned duties (i.e., admission/discharge and/or assist set-up for delivery).

  • Create a safe environment for the patient through appropriate intervention as determined by the patient's status.

  • Explain preparation for procedures to patient/family prior to implementation or administration as appropriate.

  • Carry out patient and family requests upon consultation and direction of the Registered Nurse.

  • Assist in providing psychosocial, spiritual and cultural support for patients/families as defined by the plan of care.

  • Unit clerical responsibilities:

  • Accurately perform daily inventory of stock; orders supplies as necessary.

  • Accurately record weekly temperature check of autoclave and refrigerator.

  • Accurately stock delivery room carts, stabilities, monitors, patient rooms with supplies, equipment and linens in a timely manner.

  • Accurately stock delivery/birthing rooms in a timely manner.

  • Assist in stripping rooms after discharge/procedures.

  • Assist in cleaning delivery carts, stabilities, consistently utilizing BSI techniques.

  • Perform unit errands when assigned (i.e., specimens to lab/pathology, pass and pick-up trays).

  • Accurately files lab reports and patient reports in charts.

  • Clean refrigerators, coffee machines, med rooms, monitors and conference room weekly and as necessary.

  • Assist HUC functions as needed and as directed.

  • Complete admit/discharge log and delivery log correctly.

  • Staple and make charts.

  • Complete diet and census sheets correctly.

  • Exhibit behaviors that enhance teamwork in providing patient care and accomplishing unit goals and objectives.

  • Plan and organize work to accomplish patient care goals and unit objectives.

  • Inform the RN when difficult problems, unusual developments or activities occur that effect the RN's responsibilities.

  • Participate in the problem-solving process in the development and implementation of unit goals and objectives.

  • Recognize own limitations and seeks assistance from the RN when needed.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a course in surgical technology or Current experience working as a surgical technologist

  • Current registration as Surgical Technologist in the State of Washington

  • Acceptable references from former employer(s)

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 299007

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