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Technician-Orthopedic - JS MedSurg 6C MBMC

Job ID: 8921
Job Category: Clinical Technician/Technologist
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Location: Jackson, MS

Summary

To assist the nursing staff in the rendering of patient care by performing the duties of lifting, transporting, positioning, assisting patients and other assigned duties. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Provides care as directed by licensed personnel. Relays pertinent patient information as appropriate in a timely manner. 30 %
  • Assists in maintaining unit/patient equipment. Sets up Balanced Suspended Fisher Traction and other orthopedic equipment on hospital beds. 25 %
  • Purposefully rounds on all patients PRN to check on patients and bed equipment. Communicates pertinent information to licensed personnel. 25 %
  • Assist in admission, transfer, discharge, lifting, turning and ambulation of patients as directed by licensed personnel. 20 %


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Minimum: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required. Completion Orthopedic Training/Module Required.

Experience

Minimum: No experience required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: License/Certification/Registries (valid for the State of MS): Basic Life Support (CPR) Certification within 14 Days of Employment Required.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 11487 - Technician-Orthopedic
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Department: JS MedSurg 6C MBMC
Category: Clinical Technician/Technologist
Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Jackson
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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