Orthopedic Technician - PRN

Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta Canton , GA 30114

Posted 3 months ago

Work Schedule/Days: Variable / Variable

Employment Type: PRN

Location: Cherokee

Requisition #: 37641

JOB SUMMARY

Provides orthopedic support services inpatients and outpatients. Supports orthopedic surgeons in clinical, surgical, and other patient care responsibilities. Oversees performance of Orthopedic Technician 1. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Must have ONE of the following: National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists, Registered Orthopedic Technologist (ROT) through American Society of Orthopedic Professionals (ASOP), or associate's degree or certificate from a NAOT Recognized School and Program

EXPERIENCE*

  • 1 year of experience in orthopedic cast technical

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • 6 months of clinical experience

  • Experience in pediatrics

  • Experience in supervision

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Familiarity with all orthopedic instrumentation, equipment, hardware, and procedures

  • Knowledge of basic aseptic technique and ability to do basic casting, splinting, and hardware maintenance

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Provides assistance to all surgical orthopedic service staff members:

Perform patient intake process including height/weight, vital signs, and intake questionnaires.

Remove splint/cast, as needed, for x-ray.

Apply splints/casts as ordered by provider/athletic trainer.

Remove splints/casts at end of treatment, as ordered.

  • Applies and maintains traction and other patient hardware systems.

  • Works with patients and families on all aspects of care. Provides on-call services.

  • Provides excellent service routinely in interactions with all customers, e.g., coworkers, patients, visitors, physicians, and volunteers.

  • Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Assists with managerial aspects of orthopedic cost center.

  • Precepts and trains Orthopedic Tech I in acquiring skills for job performance.

  • Scrubs on identified orthopedic cases.

  • Reports mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to supervisor or compliance office immediately.

  • Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages. Participates in maintaining and monitoring work environment to ensure a continual state of Joint Commission readiness.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping

  • Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Climbing

  • Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking

  • Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting

  • Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling

  • Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Sitting

  • Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Standing

  • Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking

  • Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

About Us:

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children's has been ranked on Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

Have questions about the recruitment process? Check out What to Expect.

Address: 1554 Riverstone Pkwy Suite 10, Canton, GA 30114

Function: Allied Health

  • Rehab

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Orthopedic, Rehabilitation, Technician, Patient Care, Pediatric, Healthcare, Technology


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Pharmacy Technician

Walgreens

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-27T00:00 * In accordance with state and federal regulations, assists the pharmacist, under direct supervision, in the practice of pharmacy. Assists the pharmacist in the performance of other Pharmacy Department duties in accordance with Company policies and procedures. * Responsible for using pharmacy systems to obtain patient and drug information and process prescriptions. If PTCB certified, assists with and coaches pharmacy technicians in the operation of pharmacy systems and cashiers in the operation of the pharmacy cash registers. * Models and delivers a distinctive and delightful customer experience. Customer Experience * Engages customers and patients by greeting them and offering assistance with products and services. Resolves customer issues and answers questions to ensure a positive customer experience. * Models and shares customer service best practices with all team members to deliver a distinctive and delightful customer experience, including interpersonal habits (e.g., greeting, eye contact, courtesy, etc.) and Walgreens service traits (e.g., offering help proactively, identifying needs, servicing until satisfied, etc.). * Develops strong relationships with most valuable customers. Operations * Under the supervision by the pharmacist, assist in the practice of pharmacy, in accordance with state, federal, and company policy. Reviews and complies with the Walgreen Co. Pharmacy Code of Conduct. * Performs duties as assigned by Pharmacy Manager, Staff Pharmacist and Store Manager including utilizing pharmacy systems to enter patient and drug information, ensuring information is entered correctly, filling prescriptions by retrieving, counting and pouring pharmaceutical drugs, verifying medicine is correct, and checking for possible interactions. Assists pharmacists in scheduling and maintaining work flow. * Reports, immediately, prescription errors to pharmacist on duty and adheres to Company policies and procedures in relation to pharmacy errors and the Quality Improvement Program. * Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities. * Responsible and accountable for registering all related sales on assigned cash register, collects and handles cash as required. Takes customer to OTC aisle when possible to assist in locating products. * Handles telephone calls that do not require personal attention of the pharmacist, including those to physicians. * Processes (corrects and resubmits) manual claims for third party program prescription services in a timely and efficient manner, and performs other clerical duties, as assigned by the Pharmacy Manager. * Assists and supports Pharmacy Department on inventory management activities, such as, ordering, unpacking, checking and storing shipment of pharmaceuticals. Maintains knowledge of Company asset protection techniques, and files claims for warehouse overages (merchandise received, but not billed), shortages (merchandise billed, but not received), order errors or damaged goods involving Rx drugs. * May assist pharmacist in administering clinical services including the collection and proper labeling of blood/urine samples from patients and other clinical services as required; assists pharmacy staff in coordination of clinical services, Walgreens healthcare clinics and external providers. * Assists Pharmacy Manager and Staff Pharmacist in developing and maintaining good relationships with the local medical community, including physicians, nurses, and other health care providers, by medical provider detailing and outreach to health groups, retirement homes, nursing homes, and other forums for enhancing growth opportunities. * Assists with exterior and interior maintenance by ensuring the Pharmacy Department is stocked with adequate supplies, clean, neat and orderly in condition and appearance. * Complies with all company policies and procedures; maintains respectful relationships with coworkers. * Completes special assignments and other tasks as assigned. Training & Personal Development * Earns and maintains PTCB certification through the designated PTCB training program and/or state required certification/registration. Otherwise, earns PTCB certification as condition of promotion to senior technician. * Attends training and completes PPLs requested by Manager and acquires continuing education credits. Maintains knowledge and skill in healthcare and pharmacy, including latest news and developments. Basic Qualifications * Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English. (Except in Puerto Rico) * Requires willingness to work flexible schedule, including evening and weekend hours. Preferred Qualifications * Prefer six months of experience in a retail environment. * Prefer to have prior work experience with Walgreens. * Prefer good math skills so they can fill prescriptions accurately, including counting, measuring and weighing medications. * Prefer good computer skills. * Prefer the knowledge of store inventory control. * Prefer PTCB certification. Walgreens Canton GA

Orthopedic Technician - PRN

Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta