OB Technician - Birth Center (Longview, WA, US)

Peace Health Longview , WA 98632

Posted 1 week ago

PeaceHealth is seeking candidates for aOB Technician role in the Birth Center at St. John Medical Center. This is a .9FTE positionthat will be working 36 hours per week,Night shift with shift durations of 12 Hours. Surgical Tech or OB Tech experience is preferred,.

Req ID: 171176


The Obstetrical Technician is a team member working under the direction of the Unit Manager, Charge Nurse, and nursing staff in the delivery of care to the obstetrical patient and her infant using a patient/family-centered model in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. Responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing patient, equipment and supply for delivery; special obstetrical procedures; and assisting the obstetrical surgical team.

1.Perform a variety of patient care tasks as directed by the nursing staff effectively and independently on OB cases as assigned. May include scrubbing as allowed by state requirements.
2.Maintain unit supplies by requisitioning and receiving supplies then stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs. Inventory control.
3.Participates in and practices proper safety management including infection control.
4.Completes room and instrument set-up and clean-up process in operating room and labor rooms. Sort, clean and inspect surgical instruments in accordance with standard procedures and techniques.
5.Obtain and record patient data for health record; conduct, collect, and deliver routine tests on patient specimens; assist staff with special unit procedures.
6.Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred


  • Minimum of one year experience in an acute care facility preferred.

  • A minimum of one year experience as an OB surgical technologist preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.


  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • WA: State of Washington CNA certification
  • WA: Current registration to work as a Surgical Technologist in the State of Washington


  • Excellent communication skills

  • Organized, flexible and able to function effectively and independently as assigned

  • Creative problem solving skills

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions

  • Ability to execute detailed procedures with accuracy and precision

  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications and other applicable clinical applications


  • Work requires moderate physical exertion more than 66% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants extreme cold or heat sharp instruments or, dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.

  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).


  • Work requires moderate physical exertion more than 66% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants extreme cold or heat sharp instruments or, dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.

  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Longview, LCR Delaware Campus (103)

Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support

Shift: Night

Shift Length: 12 Hours

FTE: .9

Work Type: Full Time

Hourly compensation starts at: $18.19, more depending on experience

Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Nurse Assistant

  • Washington; Surgical Technician

  • Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Longview || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Technician / Technologist || Full Time || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS

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OB Technician - Birth Center (Longview, WA, US)

Peace Health