Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Orthopedic Technician I COSA

Akron, Ohio

Job Description


Variable Hours

Position Summary: Completes tasks assigned by ordering physicians and duties that are pertinent to patient care.  Duties include but not limited to maintaining patient flow, rooming and assisting patients and assisting the physician, cast application and removal, setting up and removal of traction, completes patient documentation and encounter forms, answers patient and family questions and supplies patient with proper printed material as ordered by physician. Provides patient with home going instructions which may include dressing changes, exercise and crutch or walker training. Additional responsibilities include maintaining clean patient rooms and following OSHA / HIPAA / JCAHO regulations and guidelines at all times.  Other responsibilities include requesting and obtaining x-rays and lab reports for physician review, maintaining supplies and patient equipment, assisting with patient scheduling, braces, keeping patient rooms stocked, contacting specialty brace companies and storage of supplies and cleaning instruments.  Will also complete other duties as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of an allied health program (RN, PA, LPN, Surgical Tech, Athletic Training, Paramedic, Intermediate, or EMT Basic) preferred.  Current Health Care Provider BLS training is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.


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