Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, oversees, assigns work to, and trains Orthopedic Technicians in the proper application of orthopedic procedures. Develops and conducts in-service training for nursing staff on orthopedic equipment and charge capture process. Develops and maintains files on teaching activities. Analyzes and evaluates new equipment or products. Collaborates with department leadership to attain procurement. Monitors, orders and maintains an adequate stock of orthopedic inventory and supplies within established budgetary guidelines. Maintains and monitors daily orthopedic charges. Completes monthly billing of rented hospital equipment. Participates in the development, documentation, and implementation of policies and procedures related to orthopedic unit or orthopedic equipment. Serves as a member on various nursing and hospital committees. Participates in monthly staff meetings. Interacts with a variety of ancillary and support departments to resolve problems and provide information. Reports difficult and/or complex problems to leadership. Performs all the duties of an orthopedic technician, including conducting patient education on various orthopedic devices. [BRASSRING IMPORT 11/14/16]
1. Two years of college education with emphasis on health care or related field; or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
2. Three years of progressively more responsible experience in surgical casting and splinting techniques with extensive knowledge of orthopedic equipment.
3. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) licensure preferred.
4. Casting certification preferred.
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Receiving Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005032485
About DMC Receiving Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.