• Orthopedic Technologist Arcadia Health Center

    Banner Health Phoenix, AZ 85067

    Job #2385007562

  • Primary City/State:

    Phoenix, Arizona

    Department Name:

    PBD-Ortho Sports Med-Arcadia

    Work Shift:

    Day

    Job Category:

    Clinical Care

    Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you!

    Banner Health Center plus - Arcadia is one of our newest facilities, taking a new approach to ambulatory care. It will house multiple services in one convenient location, including: Banner Urgent Care, Banner Imaging, Sports Medicine/Orthopedics, Banner Physical Therapy, Sonora Quest Laboratories and Banner Surgery Center. There will also be several Banner University Medical Group specialty clinics such as endocrinology, pulmonology, pediatric/adolescent behavioral health for medical bariatric services, women's health, primary care, cardiology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, infusion services, several surgical specialties and neurosciences - as well as the new Center for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.

    As an Orthopedic Technologist at Banner Health Center plus - Arcadia, you will be working collaboratively with an excellent team of physicians and healthcare providers at a brand new facility - all focused on making a positive difference in the lives of patients.

    Location : 4200 East Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85018 (Camelback and 44th Street)

    Schedule : Full time position working Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

    Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits.

    University Medical Center Phoenix PBCs Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for assisting providers in delivering medical care, as well as implementing and evaluating direct patient care. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and skills necessary to provide appropriate patient care.

    CORE FUNCTIONS

    1. Applies, adjusts and removes casts, splints, immobilization devices and traction. Removes sutures, staples, pins and wires; changes dressings and cares for wounds. Measures and fits patients for braces and other orthopedic devices. Educates patients about various orthopedic conditions.

    2. Assists physician in reduction of fractures and dislocations. Assists with and performs the removal of orthopedic hardware. Able to interpret most types of orthopedic fractures and dislocations on x-ray films.

    3. Performs first and second assist functions during procedures and surgeries under direct supervision of a surgeon. Knowledge of all operating room aseptic techniques, including setting up proper draping and surgical fields. Positions and prepares patient for various orthopedic surgical procedures in operating room; including fracture table setup, patient positioning, and specialized orthopedic instrumentation.

    4. Assists providers with examinations, including obtaining medical history and vitals, draw up injections, and taking necessary measurements. Instruct patient in pre and post-operative care, proper care of casts and splints, and crutch training.

    5. Documents all information into the patient records system accurately and completely to ensure maximum reimbursement. Obtains all necessary signatures and documentation. Provides administrative support in orthopedic department when needed.

    6. Orders, tracks and maintains product inventory. Replenishes and disperses supplies within the exam rooms to ensure all rooms are appropriately stocked and readily accessible.

    7. Maintains a clean, functional environment including cleaning and disinfection of equipment, exam rooms and storage areas. Performs basic maintenance of equipment and coordinates needed maintenance for prompt repairs.

    8. May supervise and train other non-certified Cast/Orthopedic technologists.

    9. This position functions with limited supervision and is responsible for all aspects of the patient experience. Interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients/clients, families and external contacts, such as vendors and employees of other health care institutions.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Current BLS certification. Current Registered Orthopedic Technologist (ROT) certification.

    Requires knowledge of medical terminology, insurance processes, and general billing/coding processes as typically obtained through one year experience in a hospital or physician practice environment. Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with medical software. Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Current certification as an Orthopedic Technologist by the National Board of Certification for Orthopedic Technologists (NBCOT).

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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