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Ortho Tech

Primary Location Bellevue, WA Facility Bellevue Medical Center Job Number 1250894 Date posted 04/23/2024
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Job Summary:

Provides primary responsibility to assist the physician/physician assistant in the operating room, on patient floors, and in physician offices with the application and removal of casts and orthopedic devices.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist the physician/PAs with orthopedic casting, the procedures include the application and remove of a variety of casts and splints.

  • Suture and staple removal with after care instructions for patients. Provide pre and post instructions to patients: skin care, cast care, and safety measures using AVS or handouts as appropriate. Instruct patients on cast wear, swelling, and how to remove and apply splints (document appropriate information in patients chart).

  • Patient assessment for complications of casts: pressure points, compartment syndrome, and compromised skin integrity. Cast repair and splinting.

  • Perform routine exam and treatment procedures to include removing casts, cleaning wounds, and applying medications and dressings.

  • Prepare and assist physicians and PAs with minor procedures. Assist providers in placement or removal of pins or screws, joint injections and closed reductions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • N/A

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Medical Assistant (Washington) within 2 months of hire OR Medical Assistant Certificate (Washington) required at hire
  • Basic Life Support required at hire
Additional Requirements:

  • Medical assistant with casting experience or who is currently working as an orthopedic technician.
  • Knowledge of different types of casts: application, removal and suture removal.
  • Familiar with basic medical terminology, especially orthopedic terminology.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Orthopedic Technologist Certified (National Association of Orthopedic Technologists) by date of hire/transfer.
  • Advanced knowledge of the application and removal of casts. Independent in the workplace.
  • Certified orthopedic technician or MA with vast experience in casting.
Primary Location: Washington,Bellevue,Bellevue Medical Center Additional Locations:

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: J02|SEIU|SEIU Service Unit Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Bellevue Medical Center - Orthopedics - 1130 Pay Range: $27.43 - $39.62 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest