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Orthopedic Technician - Hand Surgery & Rehab Center

Company: Virtua Health
Location: Voorhees
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

At Virtua Health, we exist for one reason - to better serve you. That means being here for you in all the moments that matter, striving each day to connect you to the care you need. Whether that's wellness and prevention, experienced specialists, life-changing care, or something in-between - we are your partner in health devoted to building a healthier community. If you live or work in South Jersey, exceptional care is all around. Our medical and surgical experts are among the best in the country. We assembled more than 14,000 colleagues, including over 2,850 skilled and compassionate doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners equipped with the latest technologies, treatments, and techniques to provide exceptional care close to home. A Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S. News and World Report, we've received multiple awards for quality, safety, and outstanding work environment.In addition to five hospitals, seven emergency departments, seven urgent care centers, and more than 280 other locations ( , we're committed to the well-being of the community. That means bringing life-changing resources and health services directly into our communities through our Eat Well food access program ( , telehealth, home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, paramedic programs, and convenient online scheduling. We're also affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neurosciences, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for pediatrics.
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Time Type:
Full time
Work Shift:
1st Shift (United States of America)
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200 Bowman Drive
Voorhees, NJ
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Job Information:
Summary: Under general supervision of physician or APC, the Orthopedic Technician will perform a variety of functions in support and care of patients requiring orthopedic care in an outpatient setting. The Orthopedic Technician will adhere to infection control/safety guidelines and confidentiality policies. The Orthopedic Technician will provide basic patient care as ordered by physician and/or APC, assist physician or APC with various procedures and maintain compliance with HIPAA and OSHA. Position Responsibilities:
Provide postoperative care for patients. Remove dressings, sutures and staples. Complete the postoperative care and instruction provided by the surgical physician or APC.
Set up location for casting procedures. Apply a variety of plaster and fiberglass casting, splint, soft goods, skin and skeletal traction. Cast removal. Assess the patient comfort related to cast and splints. Responsible for reporting on the condition of the patient to the appropriate supervisor and other staff members. Coordinate and assist with care as directed.
Review daily charts to ensure that all lab tests, x-ray reports etc are in chart prior to visit; assess and collect patient's general history and document health history, activities, medication dispensed/prescribed etc. in medical records.
Obtain lab/x-ray reports.
Assist with authorizing scheduling surgical procedures, ensuring that practice appointment schedule is accurate and appointments are scheduled appropriately; process prescription renewals; clean and stock exam rooms.
Set up procedure table, instruments and supplies required for specific operations.
Assist in the preparation of the patient. Prepare and pass necessary supplies during the procedure. Decontaminate all equipment, instruments and supplies.
Assist in maintenance and care of specimens and prepares surgical specimen form for laboratory analysis.
Patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include scheduling and organizing patient flow, rooming and vitals. Communicate physician/APC instructions to patient.
Fit patients with braces and other DME's as ordered by physician or APC. Prepare injections to be administered during surgical procedures. Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required: One year of experience within the last three years in a comparable job classification required. Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Training/Certifications/Licensure: BLS
Be Well, Get Well and Stay Well
That's our mission.
We're dedicated to offering the best quality care through our extensive range of services and facilities.
Our doctors, clinical practitioners, and administrative staff are a respectful, caring team of professionals committed to providing world-class quality healthcare.
We continually work to be your premier choice of health and wellness in South New Jersey.

Keywords: Virtua Health, Philadelphia , Orthopedic Technician - Hand Surgery & Rehab Center, Professions , Voorhees, Pennsylvania

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