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Job Title: Pcp Ed Mat Tech S3

Company: Good Samaritan Hospital

City/State: Suffern, NY

Category: Nursing Support

Department: LABOR & DELIVERY

Position: Part Time

Hours: varied

Shift: Night - 12 hour shift

Req #: 11371

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The PCP ED Mat Tech is responsible for providing direct patient care to a specific group of patients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Responsibilities:

Participates in care of obstetrical and newborns patients; may perform perineal care, assist patient with ambulation and other personal care as needed, assists in the secure transfer of patients form stretcher to bed to OR table or vice versa, distributes fresh water, stocks linen cart, assists with transferring newborns and/or mothers from L&D to the mother baby unit as needed, Sends specimens via pneumatic tube or hand carries specimens to lab or pathology Set up delivery rooms as directed by the L&D RN Cleans instruments and places them properly in the case cart Restocks delivery, labor suites, and operating rooms with designated equipment and supplies Performs as scrub technician Provides clerical assistance as needed Proficient in maintaining maternal & newborn safety & security: infant security system, newborn security & safety processes, Code Pink response, shared hourly rounding, etc. Adheres to maternal and newborn patient identification procedures Maintains and develops competencies through annual renewal and ongoing educational programs/offerings Provide care within scope of practice in units such as the NICU & mother baby unit as needed. Communicates identified deficiencies/problems in a timely manner to the appropriate RN. Promptly notifies licensed nursing personnel of situations which require immediate attention Maintains knowledge of special diets and dietary restrictions as directed by the RN Delivers accurate report to R.N., peers, and other health team members Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications / Requirements:

Experience:

Previous experience in scrubbing and assisting in operating room procedures preferred

Education:

A high school diploma or equivalency required; Graduate of a certificate surgical technician program required; Successful completion of Care Partner Orientation program including classroom and clinical components.

Licenses / Certifications:

Completion of AHA – BLS Healthcare Provider Course & Certified New York Surgical Technician (Scrub Tech)required.

Other:

The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.