Job Description

Orthopaedic Technician Trainee - Orthopaedic Clinic

SUMMARY: This position is accountable for assisting in the care of orthopedic patients including, the taking of vitals, data collection, the coordination of patient flow under the direction of the physicians and training under the Orthopaedic Technician and RN with the application and removal of casts, . This position is an unlicensed multi-skilled employee who partners with providers and clinic staff to provide ongoing support services to maximize efficiency while ensuring optimal patient/family experience.
Welcomes/rooms patient and family in a timely efficient manner and collects patient information and vital signs specific to the practice setting (medical history, medication usage, etc). Effectively utilizes VCH systems, software and modules effectively to perform job related functions. Documents all pertinent information in a precise, clear manner. The incumbent functions as a patient care team member assisting licensed staff in the performance and provision of safe, service-oriented and efficient patient care.

REQUIREMENTS: A) a High School Diploma/GED; B) a graduate of a patient care program or two semesters of a nursing program or two years in a similar patient care role (ACT, MA); C) a BLS; D) Successful completion of VCH's Orthopaedic Technician orientation and training within 12 months of hire or transfer into position. Minimum six (6) months orthopedics setting experience preferred. Bilingual skills desirable.



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