Orthopedic Technologist-Annapolis-Bowie/Full-time/Schedule to be determined

Employer
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 20, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Contributes to the provision of high quality cost effective health care through collaboration with other health team members Provides assistance to Physicians and Physicians Assistants Assembles applies and dismantles all types of traction frames ie buck s pelvic cervical skeletal Applies foot cradles foot boards bedboards Makes daily rounds on all units to check proper utilization and maintenance of orthopedic equipment Initiates patient charges for orthopedic traction hardware C Arm use and patient care Pyxis supplies Assists in the initial evaluation and care of orthopedic patients in the ED Assists the orthopedic and emergency physicians PA NPs with the management of fracture reduction dislocations and the application of casts Applies slings ace wraps crutches canes immobilizers plaster fiberglass and preformed splints and instructs patients in their proper care and use Demonstrates clinical competency and problem solving in the delivery of patient care by performing indirect and direct patient care in accordance with departmental policies and procedures Proactively provides patient hygiene comfort measures and assists patients with activities of daily living Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span Able to assess data reflective of the patient s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient s requirements relative to his or her age specific needs Promptly communicates observations and changes of patients condition to primary nurse and or shift coordinator Maintains adequate levels of orthopedic supplies and equipment to meet the needs of the medical center Interacts with the Operating Room to arrange for specialized orthopedic devices post surgery Performs other related duties as assigned Must have the ability to read perform basic mathematics understand and follow established procedures Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork are necessary Very heavy work Exerting in excess of pounds of force occasionally and or in excess of pounds of force requently and or in excess of pounds of force constantly to move objects Education Requirement High School Diploma or GED Required Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation