University of Iowa Health Care - Dept of Ortho and Rehab
September 18, 2018
Iowa City , Iowa
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
4 Year Degree
The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, The University of Iowa Health Care, is seeking two histotechnologists to organize, process, cut, and stain bone and soft tissue specimens in a histology lab that serves the research needs of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation.
One position will be focused on histologic processing of plastic-embedded tissues including bone and cartilage while the other position will be focused on histologic processing of paraffin-embedded tissues including bone and cartilage.
For a full list of requirements for the positions and to apply for the positions please visit our website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/
Internal Number: 18000605 and 18000610
About University of Iowa Health Care - Dept of Ortho and Rehab
Surgeons and other clinicians in the University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation provide care for patients with a variety of diseases and injuries of the bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. They work with comprehensive teams of care providers including physical therapists, rehabilitation specialists, nurses, advanced care providers, as well as other healthcare professionals to manage and care for virtually every orthopedic condition. Our clinicians employ the most up-to-date techniques for diagnosis and treatment of the orthopedic patient.
The department's facilities include 48 orthopedic beds, ten outpatient clinics, inpatient and outpatient operating rooms, a specialty library, a specialty radiology unit, and physical therapy and rehabilitation facilities. Its specialty clinics deal with virtually every orthopedic disorder known, including, but not limited to scoliosis, clubfeet, congenital dislocated hip, neuromuscular disease, metabolic disease, amputation, neoplasm, trauma, and neck, back, hip, foot, knee, and hand problems. Physicians in the outpatient clinic see approximately 280 patients per day, over 70,000 patients per year and approximat...ely 7,000 surgeries are performed each year.
Improve the lives of people suffering from disease, deformities and injuries of the spine and limbs.
•Provide exemplary, compassionate and effective patient care
•Critically evaluate the initial and long term results of medical, surgical and physical treatments
•Develop more effective medical, surgical and physical treatments and ways of preventing diseases and injuries
•Advance knowledge of the structure, function, diseases, injuries and restoration of the limbs and spine and the tissues, cells and molecules that form them
•Teach medical, graduate and undergraduate students, resident physicians and practicing physicians the structure, function and pathophysiology of the musculoskeletal system the values, ethics and methods of the arts and sciences of orthopedics and rehabilitation