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Obstetric Technician - Full Time, Nights - St. Joseph, Chicago

Date: Sep 10, 2019

Requisition ID: 68542

Ministry:  Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL  60657 United States (US)



Department: 20800125 Obstetrics Gyne Unit SJH 

Daily Hours: 12
Standard Hours: 36
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Night



The Obstetric Technician (OB) Technician is responsible for collaborating with the Registered Nurse as a partner in care, treatment and education of patients.  Provides basic nursing care to patients in a team environment under the direct supervision of the nurse, performs as a surgical technician for all surgical procedures performed in the Mother/Baby unit, and provides clerical support.



  1. Maintains all rooms with supplies and placing orders as stock needs to be replaced, keeps all rooms clean and neat, and monitors the expiration dates of supplies.
  2. Assists in room preparation for vaginal and surgical deliveries. Assists physician and nurse at vaginal deliveries.
  3. Assists in enforcing the use of aseptic and sterile technique by all team members.
  4. Assists the surgical team in the Operating Room by performing scrub responsibilities. Demonstrates knowledge of instrument processing and prepares instrument trays for sterilization.
  5. Provides direct patient care as assigned by registered nurse. Observes patients while performing delegated tasks and reports any changes in patient's condition. Performs routine procedures (i.e. vital signs, I&Os, weights).



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or GED required.


Computer Skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Surgical Technician required.


Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago

Job FunctionNursing; Support Services 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Technician, Clerical, Night, Nursing, Registered Nurse, Technology, Administrative, Operations, Healthcare