Jun 03, 2021
University of Missouri
The School of Medicine and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery are pleased to announce the opening of a Certified Athletic Trainer.
The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, central Missouri's largest freestanding Orthopaedic center, is seeking an energetic, professional and highly motivated clinical research specialist, who is interested in joining a fast-paced, highly productive team.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s World-Class Research program consists of a 49+ member team conducting basic science, translational and clinical orthopaedic research. The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute (MOI) houses the Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics (TLRO), which is the only comprehensive orthopaedic research laboratory housed within a freestanding orthopaedic hospital in the world. Our robust Orthopaedic Research Division is responsible for more than 100 ongoing research projects, with more than 40 of those being clinical trials. The ideal candidate will play an instrumental role in the success of sustaining our department’s mission: advance the clinical, research and teaching components of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri.
This position will partner with clinical and research staff to support advancement of the overall culture of Missouri Orthopaedic Institute and our C3 Orthopaedics Initiative (Comprehensive, Cutting Edge, Caring Culture), which fosters a fast learning and continuously improving organization to further our mission.
We are looking for someone with the following characteristics, which complement our culture and work environment:
1. Highly engaged and described as proactive and self-determined
2. Positive attitude, personable with a desire for close and collaborative working relationships
3. Thrive in a fast-paced environment and who will be flexible and problem-solve in real time
4. Highly organized who is detail-oriented
- Provide clinical care within the scope of your license(s) and certification(s), standard department office policy and protocols.
- Provide medical information, direct patient care, and emotional support to patients and families.
- Supervise patient flow, make scheduling decisions, and assist with patient questions.
- Accompany and assist provider with patient care management during patient clinic appointments. Collaborate with ancillary services and other health care professionals to ensure high quality of patient care.
- Triage patients: includes employing orthopaedic and general medical knowledge to acquire patient history, perform physical exam, take necessary measurements (i.e. grip strength, leg lengths) and use special testing to form a tentative assessment and present to supervising physician
- Serve as first or second assist as needed on surgical cases (if and when OTC certified).
-Organize and schedule service line surgeries.
- Coordinate surgical needs between patients, operating room staff, providers, and vendors to ensure all necessary components are in place for operative procedures.
- Render follow up care and services commensurate with education, experience and standard departmental office policy and protocol.
- Support provider’s research efforts: assist with the recruitment and evaluation of potential research subjects into clinical trials.
- Academic, teaching, research and clinical care administrative support.
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