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Orthopedic Technician - Per Diem - Orthopedics - Somerville

Company: Atrius Health
Location: Somerville
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY Under general supervision, applies, adjusts and removes casts and splints and assists with minor orthopedic procedures as directed by an orthopedic surgeon. Fits and adjust canes, crutches and walkers, and gives patients instruction on the use of these walking aids. Performs designated clinical and administrative functions within the orthopedic department. EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalency certificate (e.g. GED, HiSET, TASC Test) from an accredited institution or governmental unit required. Completion of Orthopedic Training Program and Certification by the National Board for Certification of Orthopedic Technologists (NBCOT) preferred. CPR certification. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) may be required based on specialty. EXPERIENCE 2-4 years of related experience required. Medical Assistant experience preferred. SKILLS Familiar with standard concepts, practices, procedures and terminology related to general orthopedic practice. Ability to recognize obvious fractures on x-rays. Solid skills in applying, removing and repairing all types of casts. Demonstrated communication skills with the ability to work effectively with patients, peers, nursing and medical staff. Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft office, various databases and use of internet for health information retrieval. Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the statePDN-94a06f92-209b-4e29-8b4a-7d871065b384

Keywords: Atrius Health, Somerville , Orthopedic Technician - Per Diem - Orthopedics - Somerville, Professions , Somerville, Massachusetts

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