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Orthopedic Tech I

Company: Nemours Children's Health
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPrimary Function - This position is responsible for all casting procedures and application/approval of soft goods. This position will provide assistance to the provider whenever needed, to expedite the patient care process. This position may also require data collection for patient intake, preparing patient for provider visit, and assisting provider during basic procedures. Essential Functions - Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Application and removal of all types of casts, splints and soft goods. Modify casts as needed in clinic and in hospital when necessary for the patient benefit. Instruct patient, parents/legal guardians in appropriate use and care of casts and Orthopedic equipment. Responsible for inventory of all casting materials, splints and soft goods. Capturing and entering patient information into EMR. Ensuring appropriate documentation such as x-rays and laboratory reports are available for provider's review. Rooming of patients into exam rooms with preparation for exam and assisting provider with exam. Ensuring accurate ICD-9 codes are recorded. Assist the provider with procedures as necessary. Under the direction the provider will schedule diagnostic tests to include pre-authorization and notification of patient. Prepare, clean, and stock exam rooms. Cross cover other clinical departments when necessary. Other administrative and clinical duties as assigned. Requirements High School Diploma Certification by The National Board of Certification for Orthopaedic Technologists preferred Current BLS through American Heart Association About UsAs one of the nation's premier pediatric health care systems, we've made a promise to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It's a promise that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical treatment to an entire integrated spectrum of research, advocacy, education, and prevention.Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment. All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day-to-day work with colleagues, patients and families. Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural values are strongly encouraged to apply. Please click here to review Nemours Anti-Racism Statement (nemours.org). To learn more about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they were our own, visit us at www.nemours.org.

Keywords: Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville , Orthopedic Tech I, Healthcare , Jacksonville, Florida

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