Obstetrical Technician
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/2/2020

Job Description


Obstetrical Technician

Part Time, FTE: 0.75; Required to work weekends and every other Christmas.
NorthBay Medical Center
Fairfield, CA

The obstetrical technician (OBT) is responsible and accountable for scrubbing for all OB surgeries in Labor & Delivery.   He/she utilizes sterile technique to surgically assist physicians with such procedures as c/sections and tubal ligations.  He/she functions effectively during obstetrical emergencies. The OBT is also responsible for preparing the surgical and delivery rooms and for assisting with patient care duties as assigned.   In the absence of the unit clerk the OBT also performs unit clerk functions to include general clerical and reception duties. Works in collaboration with the entire healthcare team to provide each patient and family member excellent customer service. Supports the mission, vision, values and expectation of excellence of the organization.

The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate these principles.

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Licensure:  Surgical Technician Certification or documented competency with 6 months experience required. Current AHA or equivalent CPR Certification required.

Experience: Previous experience as an operating room/obstetrical technician required. Prior unit clerk/secretarial experience with medical terminology preferred.   Prior experience with the delivery process and newborns preferred.

Skills: Must have knowledge of the basic concepts necessary for the performance of the duties expected of the operating room technician. Must have knowledge of medical terminology, be able to transcribe orders and perform computer order entry.

Physical Effort: Physically fit and able to perform principle duties and responsibilities of the job.  Requires sitting, standing, bending, walking, kneeling, twisting, pushing, pulling, and lifting. 

Hours of work: Variable.

Other:  Completion of annual organizational requirements for employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Fairfield, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/2/2020

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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