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UMC PT Burn/Wound Technician

UMC Health System


Location:
Lubbock, TX
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
5715
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Job Details

Title: UMC PT Burn/Wound Technician
JobID: 5715
Description:
  • PART I - General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • No previous hospital experience is preferred, but not required
    • On the job training provided
    • Computer experience is preferred, but not required
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • Works inside under normal temperature conditions with adequate light, in a well ventilated, clean area. Some areas are limited in space, and some patient rooms/specific units such as the BICU may be warm. Usually works around others and should expect some moderate noise. Frequently works with biologic or infectious agents, and may be exposed to communicable diseases. May come in contact with irritating chemicals or sprays. May be exposed to muscular strain in supporting, lifting and assisting patients.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • The technician must display a professional attitude at all times, be thoughtful of others, neat and well groomed. The technician will need to carry out close working relationships with many people including but not limited to PTs, PTAs, other technicians, OTs, physicians, nursing staff, and most importantly patients and their family members or caregivers. The technician should offer help to other co-workers when down time is experienced.
  • Job Description
    • The Physical Therapy Burn / Wound Care Technician is responsible for assisting the PT, PTA, PT/PTA students with patient treatments, maintaining inventory of equipment and supplies, housekeeping duties and any other assigned duties while in the burn/wound care settings. In addition, the Technician will demonstrate proficient treatment skills and a professional conduct at all times. The technician will adhere to policies, procedures, and standards of practice as defined by and/or stated by the 1) American Physical Therapy Association 2) Texas State Physical Therapy Practice Act 3) Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization manual 4) UMC Standard Policy and Procedure manual 5) PM&R Policy and Procedure manual.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • No licensure required
    • Basic Life Support Certification (CPR) after the first 90 days.
  • Physical Capabilities
    • The technician should have good physical stamina, be able to be on feet most of the day, and be fairly strong and energetic. Work frequently requires much walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, balancing, bending, carrying, talking, and hearing. Lifting more than 50 pounds is frequently required. The degree to which any of these is done depends on techniques being used. Hours may be long and irregular, and include weekends.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Should speak intelligently and in a professional manner
    • Demonstrate good public relations
    • Perform technical procedures as assigned by the therapist
    • Have ability and competency to operate necessary equipment
    • Adapt to emergency situations
    • Be alert to changes in patient’s condition
    • Demonstrate economic use of time
    • Know techniques of assisting and handling patients as instructed by therapist
    • Should be flexible

Job Type: On Call/PRN
Category: Allied Health
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