In a career as a Orthopaedic Technologist, you join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. In this role, you will work with all associated health care professionals in delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities concerning all orthopaedic procedures. Perform a variety of tasks including the application and removal of casts and splints, application of orthopaedic devices and removal of external orthopaedic hardware.
Assists physicians and nursing staff with orthopaedic casting procedures to include the application and removal of a variety of casts and splints.
Performs under the direction of the physician, routine examinations and treatment procedures to include removing casts, cleaning wounds and applying dressings.
Assists under the direction of a physician in the clinical care of patients, including: application of mobilization or immobilization devices. Application of braces, prosthetics, orthotics and othoses. Adjustment of braces, prosthetics, orthotics and orthoses. Fitting and adjustment of canes, crutches and walkers. Wound care, removal of wound closure materials (staples, sutures and the application and removal of sterile and non-sterile dressings.
Collects patient history to include reason for visit, allergies, medications and medical history.
Maintain work area in clean and orderly condition. Set up and prepare examination rooms. Set up instruments and equipment for specific procedures.
Provides direct care to patients and families in area of practice.
Provides telephone assistance as related to duties and responsibilities.
Attends required staff meetings, continuing education and mandatory in-services in relevant practice area.
Demonstrates initiative, accountability and efficient use of time and materials. This includes knowledge, self direction, accountability, and ability to function within institutional policies, philosophies, and procedures.
Promotes patient advocacy which assures patients' rights to privacy, safety, and confidentiality.
Demonstrates flexibility in adapting to changes in policies or procedures.
Promotes a positive team environment. Willingly floats to satellite clinics to fulfill required staffing needs..
High school diploma or equivalent, required
Graduate of an accredited Orthopaedic Technology program, required
Minimum of 1 year experience in a hospital, clinic, office or working directly in the treatment of orthopaedic patients
Must be BLS certified
Prior working knowledge of using a personal computer and electronic medical records.
About Boys Town National Research Hospital:
Boys Town National Research Hospital offers a broad range of hospital and clinic services, backed by 40 years of life-changing research to provide the latest, most innovative care to our patients. From pediatric inpatient hospitalization and surgical services to outpatient visits, to residential care for children and adolescents with severe behavioral disorders, our board certified specialists and highly trained pediatric nurses' focus on caring for the unique needs of children and their families. Boys Town National Research Hospital is a license acute care hospital and psychiatric residential treatment facility and accredited by The Joint Commission. Boys Town National Research Hospital is part of Boys Town, which has been committed to the care of children for over 100 years.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our expects and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job; it is a way of life.
Date Posted: September 14th, 2022
Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.