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Perinatal Technician - SMSC Santa Cruz (Per Diem )

Job ID SMSC-1824383 Date Posted 12/05/2018 Location Santa Cruz, California
Position Overview:

The Perinatal Technician, under direct supervision, is responsible and accountable for designated tasks related to preparing for and assisting with scheduled and emergency cesarean sections and other perinatal related procedures.  Has a key role in working with and supporting the nursing staff to provide high quality and safe care to our perinatal patients. Maintains knowledge of and complies with current JCAHO Patient Safety goals. Works with Inventory Control clerk to maintain supplies for unit. Maintains specified equipment and processes instruments according to established procedures. Incumbent has access to Protected Health Information as needed to accomplish the duties outlined in this job description.  This includes access to the entire medical record.

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA) certification required
  • Perinatal or OR Tech certification preferred
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy, physiology and medical terminology and successful completion of an accredited program in operating room procedures and sterile technique

  • Ability to interpret schedule and prepare for operative procedures. 

  • 1 year experience in OR/Perinatal setting required.
  • Approximately one to three months on the job experience necessary in order to acquire necessary familiarity with surgeons’ preferences, be able to accurately identify large volumes of surgical instruments and supplies and gain knowledge of unit policies and procedures.

Organization: Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: One Weekend Shift a Month
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.