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Tech Orthopedic - Ahuja and Main Campus Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Job Summary

University Hospitals Health System
Cleveland, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

Tech Orthopedic - Ahuja and Main Campus

About the Job

Assist Orthopaedic Surgeons in setting specialized traction apparatuses and applying, removal of patient casts and splints. Responsible for performing duties as first assistant to the orthopaedic surgeons in the operating room. Assists surgeons when necessary in surgery, Emergency Department, Patient care floors, and on call on weekends. Provides clinical support to physicians in outpatient clinics. Educates patients and families on appropriate usage, precautions, and donning and doffing of orthopaedic devices. Provides age specific care to patients from neonates through elderly. Performs non patient care duties and cross coverage of other positions within the practice as assigned. Takes responsibility for self development and supports a learning environment.

Hours for position are M-F, varying from 8am to 6:30pm
Location - CMC and Ahuja Medical Center

High School Equivalent / GED Experience in cast application and splinting preferred.
One to two yrs experience in a medical setting. Working knowledge of Medical Terminology, anatomy and physiology required. Understanding of purpose and goals of orthopaedic treatments and devices preferred. Knowledge of sterile technique preferred. Ability to relate well to other people and be considerate of their conditions. Displays the ability to work in a team environment. Able to multi-task and work independently. Proficient PC skills, including MS Office products. Familiar with operation of standard office equipment. Ability to apply casts, braces, splints, and traction. Ability to apply casts, braces, splints, and traction.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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