Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Maternal & Child Health Technician, Labor and Delivery Days

    Job Title
    Maternal & Child Health Technician, Labor and Delivery Days
    Job ID
    27701035
    Location
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    Description

    Maternal & Child Health Technician: Full-Time -07:30am 8pm
    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
     
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Maternal & Child Health Technician for Labor & Delivery who will embrace our rich and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 

     

     

    CORE COMPETENCIES:

    · Knowledge of a proficiency in providing direct patient care.

    · Ability to use patient care equipment safely and effectively; for example, pulse oximeter, dinamapp, sequential compression device, glucose monitor, hearing screening machines etc.

    · Ability to document direct patient care on appropriate forms.

    · Basic knowledge of fundamentals of anatomy, sterilization procedures, aseptic techniques, medical terminology and care of instruments in the obstetrical service.

    · Maintain knowledge of obstetrics instruments and surgical supplies.

    · Ability to adhere to strict policies and procedure involving safety hazards and the handling of materials according to Hospital’s policies and procedures.

    · Exceptional customer service skills essential.
     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    · High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

    · 2+ years of experience as Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant and/or Scrub Technician experience in an acute care patient setting.

    · Successful completion of a hospital- or school-based training program for Operating Room Technician (ORT) or Labor and Delivery Scrub Technician.

    · Current American Heart Association BLS certificate

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    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    •  Work life balance
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation and sick leave and 403B retirement plan)
    • 100% free tuition to attend Howard University for you and/or your dependent children
     

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 

    Required Skills

    • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
    • 2+ years of experience as Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant and/or Scrub Technician experience in an acute care patient setting.
    • Successful completion of a hospital- or school-based training program for Operating Room Technician (ORT) or Labor and Delivery Scrub Technician.
    • Current American Heart Association BLS certificate

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