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Orthopedic Technician-Emergency Department-Methodist

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 17, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description* Orthopedic Technician-Emergency Department-Methodist Requisition ID2019-66580CategorySurgical Services - Non-NursingLocationUS-IA-Des MoinesAddress1200 Pleasant StAffiliate3020 UnityPoint Health Des MoinesCityDes MoinesDepartmentEmergency Department- MethStateIAFTE1.0FLSANon-ExemptScheduled Hours/Shiftevenings 3-11pm with potential on call pay Work Type (Portal Searching)Full Time Benefits Overview Assists physician in immediate needs of trauma as it relates to injury and orthopedic technical services. Evaluates, plans, and coordinates orthopedic technical services for patients throughout UnityPoint Health-Des Moines (UPH-DM). Provides clinical expertise to interdisciplinary team to improve the clinical outcomes of persons served. Provides highly specialized skills to assist physicians and other team members in the application and safe removal of casts, traction, and other applicable devices. Works with team members and leadership for flexible and structured on-call coverage. Acts as a resource to the interdisciplinary team, applying skills of the profession to improve outcomes of persons served. Actions are team oriented to successfully provide quality care and a high level of satisfaction for persons served through evidence - based practice. Responsibilities Essential Functions/Responsibilities: % of Time Care Delivery -- Assists physician and interdisciplinary team members in meeting the specialized needs related to function and healing of bone, muscle and joints of persons served. This includes application, maintenance, and safe removal of splints, casts, traction and other applicable devices. -- Provides insight into orthopedic equipment and technology needs related to persons served. Seeks guidance from supervisor, physician provider and clinical team. -- Reports any questions or concerns regarding compliance immediately to the attention of department or organization/hospital administrative staff. -- Manages resources effectively to meet the needs of persons served while eliminating waste. -- Manages personal and job related skills and knowledge, sharing expertise with others to enhance the overall skill level of the position. -- Investigates trends and developments in orthopedic technology to promote continuous improvement and evidence - based practice. -- Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations. 80% Professionalism and Personal Development -- Demonstrates professionalism and personal growth in daily actions. -- Promotes professional rehabilitation objectives among interdisciplinary team members. -- Consistently utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area). -- Participates in process improvement for enhancement of care delivery and clinical excellence. -- Fosters professional relationships that offer opportunities for enhanced patient access and care delivery. -- Exhibits flexibility with assignments including hours of operation to meet business and customer needs. -- Exhibits willingness to accept and learn new skills. 10% Basic UPH Performance Criteria -- Demonstrates the UPHDM Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines. -- Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance. -- Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position. -- Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare. -- Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year. -- Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance. -- This position may be assigned a specific mission to address in an emergency situation to assist in disaster response and recovery as part of the UPHDM Hospital Emergency Incident Command System. Situations of a critical nature may require an individual to perform multiple tasks until additional support can be obtained. 10% Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Demonstration of UPH Values and Standards of Behaviors Consistently demonstrates UnityPoint Health''s values in the performance of job duties and responsibilities Foster Unity: -- Leverage the skills and abilities of each person to enable great teams. -- Collaborate across departby Jobble

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Des Moines , Orthopedic Technician-Emergency Department-Methodist, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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