The primary function of the OBT in Labor and Delivery is to serve as a âscrub tech.â Â Working within the sterile field and applying the principles of asepsis, the OBT provides the obstetrician with the necessary equipment and supplies used for the cesarean section procedure. Â The OBT works within the OR and delivery rooms, both pre- and post-operatively, to aid in maintaining the OR and delivery suites, equipment and instrumentation for optimum use.
Other responsibilities include assisting the RN/MD during vaginal delivery and initial newborn care. Â The OBT works within the delivery room to provide the MD or RN attending the newborn with necessary equipment help with forms, and with the patient as needed. Â The OBT assists with purchasing and stocking supplies for assigned areas, and possesses the ability to float to other perinatal areas as needed. Â The OBT anticipates department needs and assists with unit clerk and certified nursing assistant responsibilities, e.g., telephone, charts, and helping with visitors.
Minimum Education:High School GraduateSurgical Technical SchoolMinimum Experience/Knowledge:Minimum of one (1) year experience in the labor and delivery setting preferred.Required License/Certification:Current BCLS (American Heart Association)Surgical Tech Certification, REQUIRED As part of the Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With the 40 year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experienced nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust. USC VHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.
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