Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
Department: The Birth Place
Schedule: Part time 1-29 hours
For more than 100 years, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has honored our mission: to improve, maintain, and preserve the overall health and well-being of individuals living in the greater Nashua area by providing information, education, and access to exceptional health and medical care services.
We have literally been at the heart of better health for Greater Nashua. Our main downtown campus, a familiar landmark for generations, has grown along with the Gate City. Today, The Medical Center and our affiliated doctors and services extend across much of southern New Hampshire. Along with our growth has been the opportunity for many to build and enhance their careers within our organization. We encourage the professional and personal development of our employees and are proud of the workplace culture we have developed.
At Southern New Hampshire Health, we believe in the little moments and the power of small gestures. It is our desire to make every patient, family or visitor interaction meaningful.
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As a member of the Patient Care Services team, the Perinatal Clinical Assistant supports the obstetrical team by assuming a dual role: functioning as a scrub for Caesarean sections/tubal ligations and Clinical assistant. The Perinatal Clinical Assistant works under the direction of the RN and is accountable to the Unit Director.
· High school diploma or equivalent
· Current LNA license
· A minimum of 6 months of LNA experience in an acute care facility.
· Basic medical terminology
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Must be able to comprehend and communicate in English.
· Ability to achieve the following competencies:
Within 30 days:
o Basic Life Support
Within 90 days:
o Must attain scrub technician competency
o Health Unit Coordinator competencies
o Glucometer testing
o Safe patient handing devices
o Bladder scanning (if applicable for department)
o Heel sticks (if applicable for department)
o Hearing screening (if applicable for department)
o Congenital heart screen (CHD) (if applicable for department)
o Transcutaneous Bilirubin screening (TCB)
Within 180 days:
o Use of preference cards
o Instrument preparation
o Maintenance of sterile field
o Surgical briefings and time-outs
o Instrument safe handling
o Surgical counts
o Instrument inventory and decontamination
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.