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Patient Care Tech

Company: OrthoVirginia
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

OrthoVirginia, Virginia's largest provider of expert orthopedic and therapy care, is currently seeking a full-time, experienced Operating Room Patient Care Tech to join our team! Along with a collaborative, team-oriented work environment, our outstanding employment package includes: competitive salaries, excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off (PTO), a generous 401k incentive plan, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a company-wide wellness program. Position Summary The Patient Care Tech is responsible for assisting the operating room staff in the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care for all patient populations. Primary Functions & Accountabilities Replenish all linens in cabinets and warmers. Restock linen cart from Linen Company as needed. Set up preop bays for morning and as needed throughout the day. Cleans and disinfects all items that come in contact with patient after each use. Strips all linen, disinfects stretcher or chair, and remakes with clean linen for next use. Replenish supplies as used to maintain an adequate PAR level. Move patients when needed. Holds patients for preps. Assist operating room staff with turnover of rooms between cases. Assist with the unpacking and restocking of supplies. Possess and provide good customer service skills. Protect patient's rights, dignity, and privacy. Collaborate effectively with other disciplines as appropriate. Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects. Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members. Maintain required competencies. Pursue professional growth with no less than 10 contact hours of education. Attend required meetings and educational sessions. Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy of all appropriate information. Performs other related duties as assigned. Must be able to multi-task with a strong sense of responsibility and initiative Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills Exceptional customer service skills and focus Must be comfortable assessing situations and resolving or escalating as required Able to establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, staff payers and team members Strong working knowledge with insurance authorizations, limitations/coverage, eligibility, billing, insurance regulations, insurance benefits and appeal processes Must be able to understand and explain most insurance and billing questions as it pertains to the patient Position Requirements High school diploma or GED equivalent Six months of Operating Room Technician experience BLS certification Basic Computer Skills Physical Demands Physically demanding, high-stress environment Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions Pushing and pulling heavy objects Full range of body motion including handling and lifting supplies Manual and finger dexterity Hand and eye coordination Standing and walking for extensive periods of time Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range Working irregular hours including evenings

Keywords: OrthoVirginia, Lynchburg , Patient Care Tech, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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