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Cast Technician

Company: Reno Orthopedic Center
Location: Reno
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

As a Cast Technician, you would be crucial to our mission because you would be responsible for providing high-quality, hands-on patient care and treatment. On any given day, you could deescalate situations with upset patients, and be the sole reason they have a great experience. If you value respect, optimism, compassion, innovation, and top-notch patient care, you have found your home. Be a part of our family and contribute to your community in a real and tangible way. Apply now to be a part of something fantastic! What would you do as a Cast Technician? You can expect to regularly:

  • Apply and remove casts, splints, Durable Medical Equipment (DME);
  • Remove sutures and provide other wound care as applicable;
  • Prep the patient for extraction of pins, assist the physician in extraction of pins and provide other pin care as applicable;
  • Educate patients on the use and care of DME such as braces, crutches, canes, walkers and other equipment and ensure patients sign Proof of Delivery (POD);
  • Document the care administered and charges into the patient's electronic medical record;
  • Prep and assist physician in sterile procedures and closed reductions;
  • Set-up, prepare and maintain casting and supply rooms;
  • Room patients when needed to maintain clinic flow;
    • Maintain regular attendance and punctuality to minimize impacts to clinic staffing schedules. Requirements
      • Certifications/Education
        • High School Diploma/GED;
        • Knowledge of:
          • Customer service principles;
          • HIPAA regulations and procedures;
          • Human anatomy including the musculoskeletal system;
          • Experience:
            • Performing casting or splinting duties OR working in an Emergency Room or EMT setting;
            • Explaining medical information to patients and answering related questions. Work Environment This position operates in a clinical environment. Physical: The noise level is usually moderate. Exposure to communicable diseases, biohazards, toxic substances, and similar conditions are possible. The use of a casting saw may be required. Travel: May require up to 15% travel to and from other locations as requested by management. Benefits Check out our home page by clicking on "View all jobs" to explore the many benefits ROC provides to employees! This position is eligible for Full Time benefits.

Keywords: Reno Orthopedic Center, Reno , Cast Technician, Professions , Reno, Nevada

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