Integral part of a clinical evaluation team to evaluate musculoskeletal needs and seating required to increase function/independence and reduce/eliminate wounds. Independently repairs and adjusts existing seating and adaptive equipment.Evaluates, fabricates and fits all types of non-complex seating/adaptive equipment to holistically address how the patient would best engage in their environment. Use the most appropriate methods and materials under direct/indirect supervision of seating practitioner II or III to achieve desired goals for the patient. Meeting department standards for quality and customer satisfaction is required.
Specific duties are determined by the work setting or patient population served; however, in all positions, serving patients with challenging and complex conditions requires a concentration of specialized staff able to work in highly coordinated teams. We organize care around each patient’s condition which requires staff at multiple levels and across many departments to exhibit exceptional teamwork qualities including communicating efficiently and effectively and adopting the behaviors required for high functioning integrated teams, consistent with our Gillette CARES expectations.
•Competent with hand and power tools •Creative technical problem solving ability •Excellent communication skills with patients, families, and coworkers •Understanding of all types of non-complex seating products Gillette produces •Basic computer knowledge •Travel to Outreach clinics •Current CPR certification through the American Heart Association or must obtain certification within 90-days of hire
Additional Salary Information: DOE/ DOQ
Internal Number: 7653
About Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare cares for patients who have some of the most complex, rare and traumatic conditions in pediatric medicine, including cerebral palsy, epilepsy, spina bifida and hydrocephalus.