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Obstetric Technician - Labor and Delivery - F/T with Benefits Night

  • Requisition # 2024-141633
  • ShiftNight
  • StatusFull Time with Benefits


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.


A day in the life of an Obstetric Technician at Hackensack Meridian includes:

  • Assists and supports nursing staff with provision of direct and indirect care to the patient. Follows the plan of care as directed by the RN
  • Orders and stocks all supplies for OR, PACU, Labor Rooms and related areas such as warmers, scrub sinks, OR ante- room. Maintains readiness of instruments and supplies for OR and vaginal deliveries.
  • Maintains sterile technique in the operative area including proper scrub, gown and glove techniques. Arranges the operative table appropriately. Passes instruments and maintains accurate sponge and instrument counts.
  • Assists surgeons in the operating room with procedures such as Cesarean Section, Hysterectomy, Dilation and Curettage, manual removal of placenta, and repair of cervical laceration.
  • Communicates patient information or potential problems to the nurse throughout the shift. Reports timely and accurate changes in the patient's condition.
  • Makes rounds and responds to patient/family requests for assistance in a timely manner. Promptly answers call lights regardless of who is assigned to care for the patient.
  • Collaborates to ensure patient belongings are promptly stored and valuables are safe. Ensures all belongings are properly gathered, labeled with patient identification and are sent with the patient who is discharged, transferred or
  • Exercises calm behavior and utilizes appropriate judgment while working in a team approach during emergency situations. Appropriately participates during crisis situations. Isolates and removes other patients and family members.
    Assists with and reassures patients and families. Stays with a patient in need.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of and care for equipment and supplies. Follows procedures and ensures equipment is ready to use
  • Provides for effective and safe patient/customer outcomes through practice, judgment and critical actions. Adheres to current NJ Department of Health regulations, JCAHO and institutional policies and procedures, and promotes professional ethics/standards. Clinical practice accurately reflects Code of Ethics, the New Jersey Department of Health regulations
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior
  • Lifts a minimum of 25 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 25 lbs. and stands a minimum of 8 hours a day.
  • Contacts: Regular contact with medical personnel and its visitors


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification
  • Certified Surgical Technician or Certified OB Technician (or provides evidence of meeting the requirements of the NJ
    Surgical Technology Certification law in effect as of 12/21/2011)
  • One year of hospital PCT experience is preferred
  • Previous OB Tech or Surgical Tech experience in the acute care setting is preferred

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.


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US News & World Report 2023

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Diversity Inc. 2023

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Becker’s Hospital Review 2022

- Top Places to Work in Healthcare


At Hackensack Meridian Health, we help our patients live better, healthier lives – and we help one another succeed. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how our team members support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we’re ready to transform health care and advance our mission to serve as a leader of positive change.


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