Senior Orthopedic Technician - The Woodlands (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Senior Orthopedic Technician - The Woodlands (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 138455

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

Talent Area: Technician

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

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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