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Orthopedic Technician

Company: Children's Health
Location: Garland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to apply and remove all types of casts and splints. Typically, a person in this position will have at least two (2) years of experience in the care of the orthopedic patient. It is preferred that they are certified by the National Board of Certification for Orthopedic Technologists (NBOCT). This person works independently without supervision and may be required to provide call coverage.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Articulates descriptions of orthopedic conditions to patients and their families based on the understanding of anatomical structures and their relationships with one another.
Applies, adjusts, and removes all common orthopedic devices, using a manual or standard practice as a guideline.
Performs basic casting, including the application of SPICA casts.
Knowledge of theory and application of skin or skeletal traction.
Properly applies aseptic techniques in dressing changes, removes sutures or staples and sets up a sterile surgical field.
Interprets simple fractures and dislocations on X-ray films.
Must perform in an operating room environment as a first and second assistant or scrub technician under the direct supervision of a surgeon.
Schedule: Part-time- Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

- High School Diploma or Equivalent required
License & certifications:
- BLS Certification American Heart Association required
- National Board of Certification of Orthopedic Technologist (NBCOT)
Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities:Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
About us:
Childrens Health values the role each member of our team plays in helping us make life better for children. We employ more than 7,500 people and provide rewarding career opportunities that help them reach their highest potential.
We also hold Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence, we serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and we are widely recognized for delivering high quality care.
Childrens Health has also been named one of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Beckers Healthcare for nine consecutive years. We invite you to learn more about Childrens Jobble

Keywords: Children's Health, Garland , Orthopedic Technician, Professions , Garland, Texas

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