We are searching for an Orthopedic Technician - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will provide excellent customer service and assist the patient care team by providing casting and medical assistance to the licensed providers for patient's scheduled clinic visits. Lastly, you will provide operational assistance, ensuring and coordinating the intake and rooming of patients to effectively manage the patient visit cycle time.
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Provides casting assistance to all members of the orthopedic and sports medicine team
Promotes customer service, patient safety, communication, and interaction in the clinic
Initiates and supports patient flow in the clinic by screening patients and placing them in an exam room
Identifies abnormal vital signs and reports to the clinic RN, MD, NP or PA.
Receives page/notification of patient's arrival and ready to room status from tracking system
Prioritizes patients to be roomed based on appointment and arrival times and other clinic protocol
Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing
Uses the appointment scheduling system to review and prepare for the next day's clinic volume
Stocks rooms daily with necessary clinical supplies, forms, and office supplies. Discards expired stock
Labels all opened supplies appropriately with received date, date opened, and expiration date
High school diploma
Minimum of three years of experience doing basic casting, splinting, and hardware maintenance is required
Some college is preferred
Pediatric experience preferred
Ability to do basic casting, splinting, and hardware maintenance is strongly preferred
Must have knowledge of development stages in pediatric patients, nursing/medical assistant patient care tasks, the managed care industry, related medical terminology and customer service concepts
Texas Children's Hospital
Since 1954, Texas Children's has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children's hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city's Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.
Texas Children's comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children's care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation's first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children's Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
Texas Children's Hospital