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Clinical/Nursing Support
Labor and Delivery
Albuquerque, NM
Date posted
Position Summary:Assist in the nursing care and preparation of obstetrical and/or obstetrical-surgical patients. Function as a member of the sterile team in donning gown and gloves, creating and maintaining a sterile field, and issuing instruments to surgeons. Ensure adherence to Hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.Accountability:
  • ASSESSMENT - Complete designated portion of obstetrics triage records; relate findings and co-signs assessment with RN

  • PATIENT CARE - Perform basic invasive procedures to include blood draws and catheterizations; assist in deliveries

  • PATIENT CARE - Assist with complicated procedures to include amniocentesis, PBS and emergency cesarean section scrub; set up/clean delivery rooms; prepare and drape patient and operating area; prepare and maintain sterile field for surgical procedures

  • PATIENT CARE - Provide basic patient care and make rounds; report and record any changes observed in patient behavior or condition, or unusual incidents

  • SPECIMENS - Assist in maintenance and care of specimens; prepare specimens for laboratory analysis; transport specimens to appropriate departments as needed

  • TRANSFER - Facilitate patient movement (e.g., admission, transfer) by assisting nursing staff and supervisors as needed

  • EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES - Work with staff team to gather necessary supplies, equipment and instruments

  • EQUIPMENT - Set up tables, instruments and supplies required for specific operations

  • EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES - Decontaminate all equipment, instruments, and supplies

  • RESPONSE – Respond immediately to surgical supply requests from the Operating Room; must react with a sense of urgency, be courteous and service oriented at all times

  • SURGICAL SUPPLY - Communicate and find instrumentation requiring rapid turnaround for the next case; understand event related sterility and sterility indicators; check for discrepancies and take corrective action before making delivery of location

  • SURGICAL SUPPLY - Pick supplies, instrumentation, and other required items for the completion of Operating Room cases; arrange supplies in the case carts according to procedure ensuring accuracy and proper documentation; deliver completed case carts to the appropriate locations as determined by the Surgical Services Department

  • DATA - Collect and enter required data; prepare reports as directed

  • DOCUMENTATION - Document all patient care activities

  • CUSTOMER/STAFF RELATIONS - Establish and maintain good rapport and effective working relationships with patients, visitors, physicians and Hospital employees

  • COMMUNICATION - Handle and relay basic communications, messages

  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols

  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes

  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk

  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner

  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

  • Education Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Medical Assistant Program graduate

  • Experience Requirements:
  • 1 year directly related experience

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment

  • Limited access to med room. Med Admin Policy, Att A

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