Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910. Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/mercy-bakersfield.
Provides general patient care. Assists as scrub tech for C section deliveries and assists with vaginal deliveries. The Surgical Technologist (ST) is an integral component of the surgery team providing expertise in he role of the scrub nurse. The ST works closely with the Registered Nurse in planning for and providing care to the operative patient, and in meeting the needs of the surgeon. Provides appropriate patient care according to the age of the patient, Specifically: neonatal, adolescent, adult. Responsible for maintaining patient confidentiality as per Administrative Policy.
Prefer experience in acute obstetrical setting. Ability to demonstrate respect for people in ethical and courteous behavior to patients, patient relatives, visitors and fellow employees. Ability to accept supervision and guidance and work cooperatively with others. Ability to follow regulations of the Hospital pertaining to job performance, behavior and patient care. Ability to be flexible in meeting the need of varying situations. Ability to comply with Mercy Hospital's standards of personal hygiene, grooming and uniform dress Must have the ability to read, write and speak English. Can scrub, set up and maintain a sterile field and perform the duties of a OB Technologist for surgical procedures in the OB department. CPR required.
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