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Perinatal Tech - ARRMC

Req #: 26310
Facility: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Obstetrics_Family Birth Center ARRMC (1000-63041)
Category: Clinical Support Services
Schedule: On Call
Hours:
Target Salary Range: $18.31 - $22.89
Union Position: No

Perinatal Tech position Opportunity Overview

The Perinatal Tech at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center is a member of the health care team whose primary responsibility is the management and preparation of supplies and equipment for the birth process. In addition, the Perinatal Tech scrubs for operative procedures done in the OB OR, primarily cesarean section deliveries.

Successful candidates will have the ability to problem solve; interpret and deal with variables in an efficient, logical manner within scope of practice; have current knowledge and skills appropriate to care of women during the childbearing cycle and well newborn infants; and demonstrate interpersonal skills to represent department to the public and internal customers through actions and behaviors.

As a Perinatal Tech you will have the opportunity to:

Perform a scrub role demonstrating a surgical conscience based on sterile technique according to recommended AORN guidelines

Organize the instrumentation and the sterile field and performs all surgical counts consistently, including the "safety count"

Anticipate the needs of the surgeon, pass appropriate instruments, and assist in exposure of the surgical field

Assist in Pre delivery set up, Post delivery cleanup and instrument management as well as the maintenance of supplies and equipment

Ensure that everything the nurse and physician/CNM require is available for a successful delivery including the Del cart properly stocked, extra instruments available when needed

Promote and maintain Asante's Vision and Values

QUALIFICATIONS

One of the following is required:

Graduate of nationally accredited, approved by the OHA education program for surgical tech and holds Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTA), or

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensed by Oregon State Board of Nursing, or

Completed training for surgical techs in the military and has completed 16 hours continuing education every 2 years, or

Provide documentation showing surgical tech practice during at least 2 of the 3 years immediately preceding 01/01/2017 and complete 16 hours of continuing education every 2 years

Experience

Documentation showing surgical tech practice during at least 2 of the 3 years immediately preceding 01/01/2017 (unless certified as a CST by the NBSTA or an LPN licensed by Oregon State Board of Nursing with a CST or an LPN the experience requirement is waived)

Preferred: Previous surgery/OB related experience; previous experience as a Unit Secretary; previous experience in a health care setting

Certifications/Licenses

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required if no experience

Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensed by Oregon State Board of Nursing required if no experience or CST certification

Preferred: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor certification issued by American Heart Association (AHA)

Additional Position Details

This is an on-call position with no guarantee of hours. Schedule will include both day and night shifts.

Compensation & Benefits

An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefitted position)

Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan

Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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