Independently functions in a professional manner as the Delivery Room Technician for peri-operative procedures in Labor & Delivery, surgical scrub for C-sections, D&C's and vaginal deliveries. Selects and prepares the appropriate supplies and equipment for any of the above cases. Operates surgical equipment appropriately. Scrubs on surgical cases, participates in surgery by organizing the instrumentation to the surgeon, participating in surgical counts, and performs related activities under the directions of the surgeon. When not participating on surgical cases the Delivery Room Technician will assist the circulator, with positioning obtaining needed items during surgery, and assisting in room turnover activities. The Delivery Room Technician will participate in Labor & Delivery activities related to quality improvement, continuing education, orientation of new personnel and emergency preparedness.
The Delivery Room Technician will maintain current knowledge in area(s) of surgical aseptic technique, peri-operative procedures in Labor & Delivery, surgical scrub for C-sections, D&C's and vaginal deliveries, pre-operative patient care, support of the labor patient under direct RN supervision, provide patient transportation, the ordering supplies, charge data and order entry as needed.
Assists as a surgical scrub
Patient prep and draping
Handling instruments, equipment and other materials on the sterile field
Prep rooms with appropriate instruments supplies and have standard OR equipment available and in working order.
Cleans and restocks LDR rooms after a patient has delivered and been transported to another area. Cleans and restocks C-section room after surgery is completed and the patient is transferred to the recovery area. Orders supplies and linen for Labor & Delivery.
Licensed registered nurses, licensed or registered health care providers, and other health care practitioners acting within the scope of their licenses.
The law prohibits hospitals and clinics from employing or retaining the services of any person to perform surgical technology tasks unless the person has either: