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Ortho Tech

Orthopedic Tech Duties

  • Patient care responsibilities as assigned, which may include scheduling and organizing patient flow, accompanying patients to exam/procedure room, assist patients with changing to exam gowns, and transfer to exam table if needed.
  • Assess patient’s general condition and collect patient history.
  • Document health history, activities, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record
  • Provide basic patient care as ordered by physician and assist physician with various procedures.
  • Provides patient education materials, communicates physician advice/instructions to patient.
  • Cast and splint application and removal.
  • Fit patients with braces, boots, other DME as ordered by physician
  • Wound dressing changes
  • Prepare injections
  • Suture and staple removal
  • Sterile tray set-ups
  • Obtain lab/x-ray reports
  • Assist with scheduling surgery, hospital procedures and pre- and post-op appointments
  • Schedule MRI, CT scans, labs, etc.
  • Schedule referrals to other physicians
  • Clean and stock exam rooms
  • Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines and confidentiality policies
  • Compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and Red Flag Rules
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Cooperative work attitude toward co-employees, management, patients, visitors, and physicians
  • Ability to promote favorable facility image with physicians, patients, hospitals, other physician offices, and general public
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems
  • Work effectively as team member with physicians and other staff
  • Appropriately interact with patients, families, and others
  • Ability to flexibly respond to changing demands
  • Must have a flexible work schedule with the ability to work late some days and work through the lunch break on busy clinic days

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • LPN, CMA, CST or Athletic Trainer preferred, or equivalent experience - prefer current state license or national certification
  • Good communication skills


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