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Position Details

Department: Plastic Surgery
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 464050
Date Posted: 7/30/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position assists the orthopedic practitioners and other staff members with the care and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions. The Orthopedic Technician will predominately operate in the clinic locations however, there are occasions where they may be required to perform work in a hospital based setting.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Applies and removes casts, changes dressings, and removes sutures/staples as directed by the presiding practitioner. The employee documents actions taken, supplies used, techniques utilized, related measurements, etc. in the patient's electronic medical record according to PCH policy.
  2. Assists providers with the application, adjustment and removal of splints, slings and other orthopedic DME related appliances.
  3. Maintains a clean and safe working environment.
  4. Oversees the orthopedic material stock levels and places orders to replenish supplies on an as needed basis.
  5. Supports routine clinic care functions, including patient intake, discharge, and care follow up
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
Education
1. High school diploma or equivalent. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Experience
1. Two or more years as a cast technician in a similar clinical setting. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Certifications/Licenses/Registries
1. Current BLS Certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association. Required
2. Certified as an Orthopedic Technologist (OT) through the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT) or similar accrediting organization. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Ability to creat a positive rapport with the patienst and their family members while working in a stressful healthcare environment. Required
2. Ability to work autonomously while rendering a high-level of quality care. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
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