Senior Orthopedic Technician - Clear Lake Health Center (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Senior Orthopedic Technician - Clear Lake Health Center (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 145346

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Clear Lake Health Center

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Summary:

We are on the hunt for our next Senior Orthopedic Technician-someone who can thrive in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you'll provide orthopedic support services to patients presenting to the emergency center with orthopedic conditions.

 

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Responsibilities :

-Provides casting assistance to all members of the orthopedic service and Orthopedic physician team

-Applies casts, splints and performs basic hardware maintenance

-Promotes customer service, patient safety, communication, and interaction in the clinic

-Informs patients, staff, and providers of delays in patient flow that are occurring inside and outside of clinic

-Initiates and supports patient flow in the clinic by screening patient's and placing them in an exam room

-Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing



Qualifications:

-High school diploma (some college preferred)

-A minimum of 3 years of experience doing basic casting, splinting, and hardware maintenance is required

-Ability to do basic casting, splinting, and hardware maintenance

-Must be able to proficiently operate a personal computer and basic clinic/patient care, office equipment; demonstrate interpersonal skills; demonstrate good verbal communication skills; demonstrate good time management skills and provide excellent customer service skills

-Orthopedic tech certification preferred

-Pediatric experience preferred

-Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred



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