UCHealth Orthopaedic Tech - CU SOM Orthopedics FT Days in Longmont, Colorado
Measures, orders and/or applies a variety of casts, splints and braces.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Measures, and applies casts, splints and braces with a physician order. Instructs other health care professionals within the scope of technical expertise in regards to casting, splinting and splinting techniques.
Provides documents and feedback to physician regarding patient condition and/or care.
Monitors and orders supply levels of forms from an established par list.
Performs other clinical skills such as vital signs, dressing changes or setting up a sterile field as delegated by the physician or nurse.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Credentials:Essential:* Basic Life Support* Certified Medical Assistant* Registered Medical Assistant* Orthopaedic Technologist Certification
Other information:Minimum Required Education: High school diploma or GED.Required Licensure/Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Medical Assistant registration or certification as determined at position level, or Orthopedic Technologist Certification. Minimum Experience: None required.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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