GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:|
Perform a variety of duties including the application and removal of casts, ordering supplies and materials, fitting of orthopedic soft goods, setting up of traction and the transportation of patients to and from treatment areas.
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Provide assistance to physicians and/or apply orthopedic casts to patients as directed by medical staff personnel.
Apply and/or remove braces, splints, artificial limbs and bandages under supervision;
Assist in lifting and positioning patients for treatments;
Assist in transporting patients to and from treatment areas;
Perform routine maintenance on casting equipment and ensure cleanliness and safety;
Set up frames and traction devices per physicians’ orders;
Order casting and orthopedic supplies and materials as needed and maintain adequate inventory and records of supplies ordered;
Serve as liaison with sales representatives to review and evaluate products;
Perform other duties as required.
Must read, understand, and adhere to all Physician Care policies and procedures.
Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct and Mission and Value Statement.
Knowledge and appropriate use of medical terminology preferred.
Ability to use a keyboard preferred.
Prior work experience with the public
Computer experience preferred
Certification required—certifying organizations include National Board for Certification of Orthopedic Technologists, Inc. (NBCOT) and National Association of Orthopedic Technologists (NAOT).