Platte Valley Women’s and Newborn Center features some of the largest private labor and delivery suites in Colorado with beautiful artwork, lavish tile bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows, spacious post-partum rooms, a dedicated operating room for C-Sections and Colorado’s only all-private room Special Care Nursery (in partnership with the Children’s Hospital Colorado).Our experienced, professional and caring staff of physicians, perinatal nurse practitioners and obstetric nurses are available to create a wonderful birth experience for you and your family.
Under direct supervision, the OB Technician is responsible for assisting with the preparation of the vaginal and C-section deliveries; surgically assists physicians with C-section delivery procedures and functions efficiently and effectively in obstetrical emergencies. She/he anticipates the needs of the physicians prior to and during the procedures and assists in the clean‑up of the room and instruments after the procedures. The Tech also assists the RN/LPN with direct patient care. All clinical care shall be done under the direction of the RN who has determined appropriate tasks for delegation. Performs clerical duties as needed and all other duties as assigned.
Education: High school graduate or G.E.D., and ORT or equivalent preferred. Registration as Surgical Assistant or Surgical Technologist with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies pursuant to C.R.S. 12-43.2-101 required prior to working.
CPR required by completion of the unit-specific orientation and before working independently. NRP required within 6 months of employment. Bi-annual attendance of NRP and CPR required.
Experience: 1 year of scrubbing experience preferred.