Orthopaedic Cast Tech I
Company: UNC Health Care Systems
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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Provides a variety of services associated with orthopedic
casting procedures to patients, their families, and other health
care providers. Patient care is performed in accordance with
physician's orders, and work is supervised by a physician.
Ensures that adequate supplies of plaster, padding, linen,
bandages, splints and related materials are available in each
Ensures that all equipment, including cast saws, cast tables,
and assorted hardware (pin cutters, drills, screwdrivers, etc.) are
ready and in proper working condition.
Ensures that pertinent clinic notes and x-rays are available for
each patient. Escorts patient to exam rooms and prepares patient
for exam/treatment. Orients patients, enters ancillary orders and
directs patients to studies.
Instructs patients and families in use and care of immobilizing
devices. Reinforces routine instructions given to patients by other
healthcare providers. Distributes patient education materials.
Observes, collects and documents patient information obtained
while providing care. Reports significant changes or pertinent
information to licensed personnel.
- Provides care/treatments to patients as outlined in plan of
care including, but not limited to measurement of vital signs,
height and weight. Performs skin preps/scrubs and simple wound care
and assists with clinic-based procedures. Creates, applies, and
removes immobilizing devices such as splints, wet plaster and
High School diploma or GED
No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
One (1) year of direct patient care in a clinical setting
including six (6) months of closely related experience
If employee has certification as a Ortho Tech (NBCOT), no years
of experience is required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: SOM Amb Care-ACC-Orthopa
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Keywords: UNC Health Care Systems, Chapel Hill , Orthopaedic Cast Tech I, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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