8AM - 5PM
Orthopedic Technician Senior Specialty Orthopedic
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Medical Center Tower II
2833 Babcock Road
San Antonio, TX 78229
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Responsible for applying and removing plaster or fiberglass casts on patients with fractures, sprains or torn muscles; maintaining cast working area; assisting the supervising physician or nurse as needed; and assisting with surgical procedures and with admitting and screening patients.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge of standard sterile techniques and principles/methods used in preparing, applying and removing casts.
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with staff and patients and work productively and independently with minimal supervision.
Experience working in a fast-paced clinic with a diverse population.
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changes.
Bilingual English/Spanish, preferred.
Pediatric experience, preferred.
2 years of experience in a hospital, institution, nursing home or private practice setting which has included direct basic patient care.
CPR certification, required.
Certification from an accredited Medical Assistant program, preferred.
Orthopedic Technologist certification, preferred.