Orthopedic Technologist - 32 hours/week - Day Shift
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 133186
Subfunction Definition: Orthopedic technicians work directly with orthopedic doctors and surgeons in the treatment of bone and joint injuries.
???Environment and Inventory Display the ability to maintain casting area, check stock and coordinate discrepancies with the central supply/ pyxsis staff. Consistently and accurately capture charges of inventory dispersed through the pyxsis system. Assist with cleaning of patient stations after use, and be aware of potential safety hazards. Remain current in and consistently practice CCHMC blood and body fluid precautions. Performs scheduled, routine safety checks on identified equipment and logs action. Notifies supervisor in a timely manner when issues are identified that require their attention.
???Interdepartmental Duties Teach and supervise Pediatric and Orthopedic house staff in the safe and reliable application of orthopedic appliances through direct patient care, and introductory training courses. Offer excellent care to orthopedic patients during emergency room visits, during specified times. Be aware of sterile precautions during and after orthopedic surgical cases. Be available if time permits to assist Orthopedic staff with in-house patients.
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