Merit Health Central
Location JACKSON, MS (Merit Health Central)
Department Labor and Delivery
Field Technical Services
Merit Health Central is a 319-bed health care facility offering a wide range of services provided in a safe, caring, environment. Core services include diagnostic and surgical cardiac services, obstetrics and women’s health, cancer care, emergency department with FastTrack, orthopedics, inpatient adult behavioral health services, neurosurgery and general surgical services. Merit Health Central is home to Mississippi’s first non-invasive stereotactic radiosurgery and only designated burn center and is one of the first hospitals in the nation to add a PET/CT.
The OB Technician works in collaboration with the physician and RN in both clinical and clerical duties. The OB Technician is responsible for stocking the delivery rooms with needed supplies and ensuring surgery rooms are immediately accessible. After delivery the OB Technician is responsible for cleaning the procedure area and restocking supplies immediately post-procedure. The OB Technician must follow aseptic technique during obstetric/gynecological procedures, practices under the direction of the physician and OB nursing staff. Provides careful attention to patients with delicate conditions while assisting with personal needs. Other duties may include administrative and clerical support, including, but not limited to, answering unit telephones and gathering patient information.
Post-secondary course work in surgical technology, biological sciences, medical assisting or related discipline is preferred.