OB Tech PRN Days Sebring at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/7/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description

OB Tech PRN AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring
  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
  • Largest Employer in the County
  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
  • Close knit community with a home town family feel
  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN Days
You Will Be Responsible For:



All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•      Prepares and maintains patients medical records from admission through discharge to facilitate organization, completeness and accuracy of the records system for the unit

•     Demonstrates the assembling of patient records in chart as per hospital methodology.

•     Serves as a liaison between patients/families, staff and the medical staff.

•     Demonstrates techniques of receiving and directing patients and visitors. Answers routine inquiries and makes referrals/consults.

•     Demonstrates correct labeling of all forms for charts with two patient identifiers.

•     Maintains the unit census record updated with admissions, transfers, and discharges.  Informs Bed Manager of bed availability and facilitates patient flow.

•     Accurately reconciles the unit midnight census including verification of bed accommodation codes and isolation status.

•     Maintains downtime forms and downtime chart packets. Efficiently performs tasks required in preparation for scheduled downtime. Supports staff activities during downtime to assure accurate and timely documentation. Prepares downtime forms for scanning after each downtime.

•     Instructs staff on process of downtime procedures and cabinets to be kept stocked.

•     Demonstrates and teaches coworkers about basic work process, knowledge of rules and regulations.

•     Complete procedures via hospital policies and procedures in relation to order entry system

•      Receives and processes physician orders to assist medical/nursing staff to assure prompt, efficient timely care of all patients.

•    Consistently uses the Task List to monitor and, when appropriate, process physician orders. Informs the responsible nurse of new orders, STAT orders, and critical test results. Accurately processes physician consult requests, schedules requested procedures, and secures needed equipment.

•    Demonstrate phone etiquette when speaking with physicians or other medical staff.

•    Document appropriately on all contacts, date, time.

•    Keep business cards for all physicians current.

•      Manages unit supplies, activities, time and other resources in cost effective manner to reduce waste

•    Places repair request for the department based equipment with Biomedical Department, Computer Support and the Engineering Department in a timely manner using the web-based request form. Follows up on outstanding requests.

•    Maintains all unit supplies in an organized manner. Monitors inventories and creates requisitions for all necessary supplies for nursing unit including office supplies, forms, and non-stock patient care supplies within established par levels. Keeps the unit manager informed of back orders.

•      Participates in the patient/family care, using established techniques as part of the multidisciplinary team.

•    Exhibits professional behavior that reflects patient's right to privacy, dignity and comfort.

•    Maintains the patient's environment in manner that promotes cleanliness, patient comfort and patient safety.

•    Responds to patient call lights/bells, cares for the needs of the patient according to her/his skill level.

•    Assists with moving and positioning of the patient.  Transfers patients from beds onto gurneys or into wheelchairs with assistance of other patient care personnel when required.

•    Ensures patient and personal safety by following proper lifting and patient transporting techniques.

•    Incorporates principles of infection control, fire & safety, and biohazardous waste handling into daily routines.

•    Promptly reports changes in patients’ status to the appropriate RN/LPN promptly.

•    Recognizes emergency situations and acts appropriately.

•    Collects patient specimens (urine, stool, sputum), labels at bedside comparing two unique patient identifiers, and send to lab for analysis according to protocol and communicate to nurse.

•    Maintains aseptic technique during sterile procedure setup, demonstrating knowledge of infection control practices.

•    Assists with room turnovers.

•    Performs surgical counts according to policy.

•    In the presence of the RN circulator, assists with circulating duties as assigned.

•    Chaperones procedures

•    Assists with the orientation of new employees / performs preceptor duties.

•             Maintains accurate focus on communication

•    Follows the principals of AIDET in all patient and family interactions.

•    Demonstrates effective communication skills, patience, and the ability to explain information to others.

•    Assists with development and participates in Performance Improvement process and data collection

•    Communicates and implements changes in policies/procedures

•    Communicates, collects, reports accurate patient care data to the appropriate team members

•    Responds to patient call lights in a courteous manner within three rings and informs the responsible caregiver of patient requests.

•    Documents accurately and timely in the electronic medical record.

•        Maintains clinical knowledge and seeks to improve competency in the area of responsibility.

•    Embraces opportunities to learn new skills

•    Attends mandatory hospital in-services annually

•    Readily shares knowledge with co-workers and other staff. Functions as a preceptor when requested to do so

•    Accepts responsibility for one’s own actions by initiating the incident report mechanisms

•    Attends a minimum of 75% of scheduled staff meetings annually.

•    Attends mandatory hospital in-services annually.

•    Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.

•    Demonstrates awareness of the rising costs of healthcare and implements budgetary containment measures.

•    Maintains equipment in its proper working condition; identifies malfunctioning equipment and takes appropriate action.

•    Seeks and accepts constructive criticism and implements actions designed for self-improvement.

•    Assists in the organization and operations of the unit via guidelines, policy, and procedures.

•          Other duties as assigned.

What You Will Need:

•    Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices.

•    Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.

•    Personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, understanding, integrity, respect, sense of humor, discretion and confidentiality.

•    Ability to communicate verbally in English and in written form with persons of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective and professional manner.

•    Critical thinking / problem solving skills

•    Teamwork, tact and conflict resolution

•    Organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills

•    Performs accurate documentation within the electronic medical record


•    High school diploma or GED

•    Certificate of completion CNA, LPN, license

•    Basic computer skills

•    Customer service skills

•    Medical terminology

•                      CNA Experience, minimum of 1 year


•                      Florida CNA or  LPN license
•                      BLS - condition of employment


•          N/A

1.     Establishes and maintains courteous, tactful and professional level of interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with:

•    Patients
•    Guests

•    Medical staff

•    The public

•    Co-workers

•    External business associates

2.     Exhibits positive ICARE Values & Workforce behaviors:

*       Integrity:  I am honest and ethical in all I say and do!

*       Compassion:  I will exceed my customer’s expectations by providing spiritually driven,             

                                 compassionate care.

       *      Accountability:  I hold myself accountable for all my actions.

       *      Respect:  I treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity and value.

       *      Excellence:  I will exceed the expectations of the patients and family we serve and measure

                                  this service through continuous surveying of patient satisfaction.

3.     Demonstrates effective communication skills; is able to report and convey required information either verbally or in writing; maintains required level of confidentiality; consults with and/or advises appropriate personnel of situations requiring follow-up or attention.

4.     Conforms to all Adventist Health System corporate/Florida Hospital Heartland Division organizational and departmental policies and procedures including but not limited to:

•    Mission
•    Vision
•    Values

•    AHS Code of Conduct as outlined in the “Guidelines for Employees” handbook.

5.     Establishes and maintains a history of regular attendance; makes appropriate use of PDO, and observes department call-in procedures for absence; establishes and maintains punctual work habits.  Exhibits timely arrival and departure and dependable time habits including meal and other breaks.

6.     Attends/participates in mandatory facility-wide and department training/meetings as required (including but not limited to: Net Learning, safety training, etc.).  Is able to demonstrate and apply knowledge of fire, safety, security and disaster procedure regulations as presented in orientation and as pertains to each work area.

7.     Supports departmental and organizational Mission through:

•    Appropriate use of resources

•    Providing assistance to team members

•    Accepting work or schedule assignments

•    Participating in process and performance improvement as required

8.     Required to respond to emergency situations (i.e., disasters, hurricanes, etc.) by reporting to department and staying until the crisis is over or your position is covered by incoming personnel.  This is a mandatory requirement.  Refusal to respond may result in termination.

      9.   Contributes to the successful achievement of department-stated goals and objectives and will                     

       facilitate staff cohesiveness and communication.

Job Summary:

A clinically competent Obstetric Department technician (OB Tech) works under the supervision of the registered nurse in delivering safe and effective physical care as part of the multidisciplinary team to the women prior, during & following pregnancy including the role of OR technician during cesarean section procedures. The OB Tech also assists with care of newborns and gynecological patients.  Assists OB surgeons in a manner as to make procedures flow smoothly and strictly adheres to aseptic technique.  Also responsible for the secretarial duties of the OB Unit.  Effectively interacts with patients and health care team members, while maintaining the Surgical Services Department and OB standards, in accordance with the Hospital mission, physician and patient expectations.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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