Work Schedule/Days: Variable / Variable
Employment Type: PRN
Requisition #: 37641
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.
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
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.
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.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
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.
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Address: 1554 Riverstone Pkwy Suite 10, Canton, GA 30114
Function: Allied Health
Nearest Major Market: Atlanta
Job Segment: Orthopedic, Rehabilitation, Technician, Patient Care, Pediatric, Healthcare, Technology
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