Orthopedic Technology - LH Orthopedics Bowie
Company: Anne Arundel Medical Center
Posted on: November 14, 2022
Position Objective:The Orthopedic Technologist works in an
ambulatory setting providing assistance to Physicians/Physician
Assistants and their patients. The Ortho Tech will perform a
variety of duties including: rooming, educating, and helping
patients during their visit. Responsibilities also include helping
with minor procedures, casting/splinting, and suture/staple
removal. The Ortho Tech provides stellar customer service in all
patient interactions. The Ortho Tech works in a cooperative,
friendly and results oriented manner with all other members of the
practice staff and the Physician(s).
Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
- Assists the Orthopedic Physician, PA/NPs with the management of
fracture reduction, dislocations, and the application of
casts/splints. Applies slings, ace wraps, crutches/canes,
immobilizers, plaster, fiberglass and preformed splints and
instructs patient in their proper care/use. Removes casts, splints
and other orthopedic devices. Assists with fitting Orthotic devices
- Able to obtain patient vital signs and properly document them
in the patient's medical record. Responsible for accurately
entering in patient's health history as well as meet department
initiatives and metrics needed within the patient's chart.
Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth
flow. Demonstrates clinical competency and problem solving in the
delivery of patient care by performing indirect and direct patient
care in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
Assists patients with activities of daily living if necessary.
Responsible for accurately documenting
- Prepares equipment for and assists providers in minor office
procedures, and provides other general assistance to the provider
and staff as necessary. Remove sutures or staples. Applies and
removes bandages and dressings. Properly disposes of medical waste.
Demonstrates and educates patients on general exercises as ordered
by the provider. Performs other related duties as
- Ensures that sufficient inventories of medical and office
supplies are stocked and maintained in the office and exam rooms.
Able to process the ordering of clinical supplies in accordance
with practice standards.
- Responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism and
working to establish a positive rapport with every patient by
demonstrating key components of AAMC's Service Excellence Framework
Educational/Experience Requirements:The minimum level of education
and experience for this position includes:
- High school diploma or GED required or documentation of
graduation from an accredited training program preferred.
- Customer Service experience, preferred.
- Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology,
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position
will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands -
Medium work: Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or move up to 20 pounds of force frequently,
and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must be
able to sit, stand, lift, bend and move intermittently during work
hours. Must have the ability to stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to speak, hear, read and write the English language in
an understandable manner. Must have mental capacity to work in an
organized, independent manner, and be able to exercise their
judgment to make good decisions. Must demonstrate a professional
and courteous disposition and an ability to communicate well. Must
be clean, and have a neat and friendly appearance.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing
the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions in accordance with the Americans with
The above job description is an overview of the functions and
requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be
an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this
position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed
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