Orthopedics Technician - Children's Orthopedic Surgery Clinic
Oklahoma City, OK 
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Job Description
Position Title:Orthopedics Technician - Children's Orthopedic Surgery Clinic

Department:Children's Orthopedic Surgery Clinic

Job Description:

General Description:

Under supervision, performs casting procedures for orthopedic patients.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.

  • Prepares injured area to receive cast then molds and wraps bandages to support injured area according to physician directions
  • Removes whole and broken cast and alters position of cast to change setting of patient's limb as directed
  • Assembles materials, designs and forms orthopedic splints as directed
  • Adjusts crutches and canes to fit patient
  • Instructs patient in care of casts and appliances
  • Assists patients in walking with cast, braces and/or crutches
  • Ensures that necessary inventory is maintained and that supplies are ordered

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from an Orthopedic Technician training program

Experience: None required. One (1) year of experience as an Orthopedic Technician preferred

OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Basic Life Support (American Heart Association) preferred. Certification from the National Board of Certification of OrthopedicTechnologists (NBCOT) or Registered Orthopedic Technologist from the American Society of Orthopedic Professionals preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of orthopedic problems related to cast and traction appliance application.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology as it applies to orthopedics.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques involved in casting procedures.
  • Ability to follow exact written and oral instructions.
  • Good interpersonal skills when interacting with staff and patients.
  • Ability to maintain charts and records.
  • Some computer knowledge.

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Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 year
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