Sutter Health Perinatal Technician - SMSC, Santa Cruz (48 hrs) in Santa Cruz, California
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 required
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 preferred
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.
Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz
Organization: Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Evening/Night
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
Schedule: Part Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 48
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 (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding 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 screening. 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.