Sr. Orthopedic Technician

 
Position: Sr. Orthopedic Technician

Job ID: 160704

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: SPECIALTY CARE BELLAIRE

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Health PlanFounded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.To join our community of 14,000+dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for an Orthopedic Technician - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will provide excellent customer service and assist the patient care team by providing casting and medical assistance to the licensed providers for patient’s scheduled clinic visits. Lastly, you will provide operational assistance, ensuring and coordinating the intake and rooming of patients to effectively manage the patient visit cycle time.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Provides casting assistance to all members of the orthopedic and sports medicine team
  • Promotes customer service, patient safety, communication, and interaction in the clinic
  • Initiates and supports patient flow in the clinic by screening patients and placing them in an exam room
  • Identifies abnormal vital signs and reports to the clinic RN, MD, NP or PA.
  • Receives page/notification of patient’s arrival and ready to room status from tracking system
  • Prioritizes patients to be roomed based on appointment and arrival times and other clinic protocol
  • Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing
  • Uses the appointment scheduling system to review and prepare for the next day’s clinic volume
  • Stocks rooms daily with necessary clinical supplies, forms, and office supplies. Discards expired stock
  • Labels all opened supplies appropriately with received date, date opened, and expiration date


Qualifications:

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of three years of experience doing basic casting, splinting, and hardware maintenance is required
  • Some college is preferred
  • Pediatric experience preferred


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