Orthopedic Technologist

Lebanon, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 68606

Schedule and Location

Full-time: Days/Evenings

912 Russell Drive, Lebanon, PA 17042

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Practice Manager, assists the orthopedic physician in the care and treatment of patients with orthopedic needs. Applies and removes casts for all types of fractures. Fits and adjusts canes, crutches and walkers. Instructs patients in the use of orthopedic appliances and cast and traction care. Maintains cast room and inventory of orthopedic equipment and supplies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Applies casts for all types of fractures. Fits and adjusts canes, crutches and walkers. Instructs patients in the use of orthopedic appliances and cast and traction care.
  2. Assists in the treatment of patients with orthopedic needs.
  3. Prepares or sets up specific types of traction requested by the orthopedic physician and is able to assess patients in traction, detect deficiencies in the apparatus and make adjustments as necessary.
  4. Applies simple braces, prosthetics, performs minor adjustments and repairs, as well as fabricates splints for various conditions under the direction of the orthopedic physician.
  5. Maintains cast room and inventory of orthopedic equipment and supplies.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 6 - 12 months
    • Experience in a hospital, clinic or office setting, working directly in the treatment of orthopedic patients
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Required Certification:
    • National Board Certification of Orthopedic Technologist
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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)