Orthopaedic Cast Tech I - SOM Amb Care-ACC-Orthopaedic
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
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.
1. Ensures that adequate supplies of plaster, padding, linen,
bandages, splints and related materials are available in each
2. Ensures that all equipment, including cast saws, cast tables,
and assorted hardware (pin cutters, drills, screwdrivers, etc.) are
ready and in proper working condition.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Observes, collects and documents patient information obtained
while providing care. Reports significant changes or pertinent
information to licensed personnel.
6. 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 fiberglass
Other InformationOther information:
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:
Job DetailsLegal Employer:STATEEntity: UNC Faculty Physicians
Organization Unit: SOM Amb Care-ACC-OrthopaWork Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Orthopaedic Cast Tech I - SOM Amb Care-ACC-Orthopaedic, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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