Catholic Health Initiatives OB Technician – Lakeside in OMAHA, Nebraska

OB Technician – Lakeside


CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at


  • Assists in the admission, discharge, and transfer process as directed by the RN. Takes patient age, physical abilities, and/or developmental needs into account when communicating patient needs.

  • Sets up tables, instruments, and supplies required for cesarean sections, vaginal deliveries, and circumcisions. Maintains sterile technique.

  • Responds to patient calls, anticipates patient needs, and assures patient safety and comfort through regular rounds, environmental maintenance and other appropriate safety measures. Bases care on patients’ age, physical abilities, and/or developmental needs into account when communicating patient needs.

  • Maintains appropriate stock and equipment inventories in the department and patient rooms and appropriately charges/credits them.

  • Assists in the preparation and draping of patient and operative area. Prepares, passes, and maintains a correct count of instruments, sutures, sponges, and supplies utilized during the operative procedure.

  • Maintains surgical instruments by insuring proper washing, packaging, sterilization, and storage on unit.

  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in unit meetings, inservice programs, continuing education, programs and fulfills yearly requirements as stated by policy. Assists in the orientation of new staff and participates in unit Quality Improvement activities.

  • Complies with internal and external regulations, policies, and procedures. Participates in achieving nursing division goals and supports the Shared Governance structure.

6:30pm-7:00am, every 3rd weekend and rotating holidays



Required: BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

Preferred: High School Graduate or Equivalent. Completion of Surgical Tech Program or Nurse Assistant training, or Current Student in Nursing School program, or equivalent experience.


Preferred: Six months previous experience in OR/L&D.

OR Six months experience in an acute care hospital or skilled care facility in the acute care area.


Knowledge of instruments and their use; instrument sterilization techniques. Ability to take vital signs of mother and fetal heart tones. Ability to provide comfort to patient. Good oral and written communications skills. Job requires continuous reading skills, verbal communication skills, and written communication skills. Ability to organize and prioritize work.

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule Nights 6:30pm-7:00am

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Every Third

Req ID: 2018-R0155258