Support Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. Performs a variety of tasks associated with the application, management and removal of orthopedic casts, splints, and braces as directed by the physician/ physician's assistant. Functions under the direction of the physician, physician's assistant, RN or LPN and Orthopedic Technologist III. Assists the physicians and other staff with the coordination and practice of patient care delegated and in accordance with the institutional standards of practice. Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development to appropriately care for patients served.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education: High school diploma or equivalent education required. Commitment to work toward national certification in orthopedic technology required. Completion of basic medical terminology course and basic skeletal anatomy, provided by Carilion Clinic.
Experience: 1 year experience in direct patient care required. Direct patient care in orthopedics preferred.
Licensure, certification, and/or registration: AHA BLS-HCP required upon hire or must be able to acquire within 6 months of employment.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills required. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position. Must be able to meet essential job functions. After 30 months, required to obtain Certification from the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT) or equivalent certification required.
Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic
Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others.
As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.
Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.
Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other.
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Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Va. Through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services, we work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million Virginians. With an enduring commitment to the health of our region, we also seek to advance care through medical education and research, help our community stay healthy, and inspire our region to grow stronger.