Orthopedic Technician- Full Time Nights- Scottish Rite Emergency Department

Requisition #:  20125     
Name of Location:   Scottish Rite
Work Schedule:  Night
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Variable 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides orthopedic support services to inpatients and outpatients. Supports orthopedic surgeons in clinical, surgical, and other patient care responsibilities.  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

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • 6 months of clinical experience
  • 1 year of experience in orthopedic cast technical
  • Experience in pediatrics

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*

  1. Provides assistance to all surgical orthopedic service staff members. 
  2. Applies and maintains traction and other patient hardware systems.
  3. Works with patients and families on all aspects of care.
  4. Provides excellent service routinely in interactions with all customers, e.g., coworkers, patients, visitors, physicians, and volunteers.
  5. Provides on-call services.
  6. Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  7. Reports mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to supervisor or compliance office immediately.
  8. 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.
  9. Participates in maintaining and monitoring work environment to ensure a continual state of Joint Commission readiness.
  10. Perform patient intake process including height/weight, vital signs, and intake questionnaires.

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

 

 

Location Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Allied Health - Rehab

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated 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 622 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 60 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 twelve 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 being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

Company
Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta
Posted
03/25/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Atlanta, Georgia 30342, US