Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative, patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department.
Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation, joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
The perinatal technician performs specified OB duties inclusive of surgical technician, patient care, and clerical skills.
The PNT assists the professional nurse or physician to provide the appropriate care in the laboring and /or operative period.
Access to demographic information and limited Patient Health Information as related to job function.
Department Specific Duties:
The Perinatal Techâ��s duties shall include, in addition to the above, the ordering of supplies, stocking of rooms and supply carts and assisting the nurse during deliveries when not otherwise engaged.
Obtains information and interprets information in terms of the patientâ��s needs.
Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development.
Understands the range of treatment needed as appropriate to the ages of the patients served.
Recognizes equipment malfunction and facilitates repair
Orders supplies using the appropriate order system
Follows infant safety and security program
Provides for all activities of daily living as directed
Prepares delivery tables and sets up rooms for delivery
Assists the physician at delivery
Maintains cleanliness of surgical suites assuring they are ready for emergency procedures at all times.
Demonstrates knowledge of and uses sterile technique
Always wears personal protective equipment.
Maintains knowledge of all surgical procedures routinely performed on the perinatal unit.
Maintains adequate supplies in labor and delivery and the OR suites and assures all meet regulatory requirements.
Scrubs in for all surgical procedures routinely performed on the perinatal unit.
Maintain standards set and documents accurately as required.
High School Diploma or GED
Current American Heart Association BLS certification
Ability to function in a dynamic/high stress environment
Good verbal communication skills
Training as a scrub technician
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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