As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Therapeutic Technician (Outpatient Therapy Srvcs), FULL-TIME, to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida.
Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.
To organize, prepare and assist in the delivery of patient care services for a designated Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Service program area.
Assumes primary responsibility to prepare and maintain therapeutic treatment and patient care areas within the safety and infection control guidelines.
Direct Patient Care Responsibilities:
Demonstrates proficiency in the care of all ages; neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, and adults.
Performs designated pre-planned treatment activities which may include functional and gross motor activities, whirlpools and Aquatic Therapy, assist in organization and implementation of summer group programs, etc. under direct supervision of a licensed therapist and within the constraints of professional licensure laws.
Assists therapist/nursing personnel where designated support is needed (such as transfers, ambulation practice, etc.)
Provides additional support to patients during Therapeutic Community Visits under the direct supervision of licensed personnel.
Assists in monitoring patients in the rehabilitation area when requested.
Indirect Patient Care Responsibilities:
To fulfill responsibilities determined by Department Director. May include: Minor Wheelchair adjustments. (i.e. fill tires, adjust leg rests, etc.)
Maintains patient confidentiality related to conversation, medical records, treatment plans, etc.
Maintains appropriate departmental charges and service delivery records, can act as billing back-up person.
Uses machines and tools in a responsible manner adhering to safety practices as outlined by the manufacturer and OSHA standards.
Maintains equipment of supplies, orders therapeutic, medical, self-care, and splinting materials under direct supervision of licensed personnel.
Attends and participates in monthly program meetings, committee meetings/rounds related to patient treatment, program development, and mandatory safety inservices.
Responsible for participation in hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of the Nemours Foundation.
Knowledge and ability to use computer systems – Lawson, EPIC cadence, maintain excel spreadsheets, working knowledge of word.
High School Diploma required.
Minimum of three (3) to six (6) months experience required.
Minimum of one (1) year pediatric health care experience preferred
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.