Orthopedic Technician, Sr

 
Position: Orthopedic Technician, Sr

Job ID: 156034

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8:30a - 6p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for an Orthopedic Technician - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will provide excellent customer service and assist the patient care team by providing casting and medical assistance to the licensed providers for patient’s scheduled clinic visits. Lastly, you will provide operational assistance, ensuring and coordinating the intake and rooming of patients to effectively manage the patient visit cycle time.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Provides casting assistance to all members of the orthopedic and sports medicine team
  • Promotes customer service, patient safety, communication, and interaction in the clinic
  • Initiates and supports patient flow in the clinic by screening patients and placing them in an exam room
  • Identifies abnormal vital signs and reports to the clinic RN, MD, NP or PA.
  • Receives page/notification of patient’s arrival and ready to room status from tracking system
  • Prioritizes patients to be roomed based on appointment and arrival times and other clinic protocol
  • Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing
  • Uses the appointment scheduling system to review and prepare for the next day’s clinic volume
  • Stocks rooms daily with necessary clinical supplies, forms, and office supplies. Discards expired stock
  • Labels all opened supplies appropriately with received date, date opened, and expiration date


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of three years of experience doing basic casting, splinting, and hardware maintenance is required
  • Some college is preferred
  • Pediatric experience preferred


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