The primary focus of the Orthopedic Technician is to assist physician with the application of external fixation, internal fixation and other general orthopedic surgical procedures where limb lengthening and deformity correction is performed. The Orthopedic Technician will also assist the physician with post-operative care and follow up to include wound checks, dressing changes, splints and casting to treat injured hips, knees or limbs. In addition, assist with traction devices, demonstrate to patients proper use of crutches, adjust braces and help prepare patients for procedures. Assist with injections, ordering x-rays, sterilizing equipment, assisting in patient assessment, and documenting patient conditions.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Requires 1-3 years of experience in a Medical Setting, preferable in a Physician
Requires at least 2 years of experience as an Orthopedic Tech
Requires at least 1 year of experience as Casting Tech
Certification of the National Board for Orthopedic Technologists or American
Society of Orthopedic Professionals preferred
EMR/EHR experience preferred, NextGen or Athena experience preferred
? Proficiency in a windows environment with a working knowledge of Word,
Outlook, and the Internet is required
? Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in a complex, matrix environment
Job: Physical Therapy
Primary Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Facility: The Paley Institute
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005022518
About The Paley Institute
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.