Frontline National is currently seeking an Orthopedic Technician for a full-time opportunity at Langley Air Force Base, in Newport News Virginia. Please apply online or contact a Recruiter, at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!
Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.
Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a national scale.
Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.
Job Duties: Includes but are not limited to:
- Assists physicians with patient care; properly fits and applies pre-operative braces, crutches, and other soft goods; assists in preparation for and application of casts and orthopedic appliances; changes dressings; removes sutures, casts, and splints.
- Assists physicians and nurses with orthopedic procedures, including wound care, aspirations, minor surgical procedures, fracture reductions, etc; instructs patients in cast and traction care and the use of orthopedic appliances.
- Maintains clean and well-stocked cast and soft goods room; orders special supplies and/or equipment.
- Coordinates data collection resources for the clinic information systems.
- Remains current with orthopedic trends, care and supplies; performs other duties as assigned.
- Screens and checks-in patients and escorts patients to treatment areas.
- Accurately prepares room & patient for examinations, therapeutic measures and procedures assuring all needed equipment and supplies are available prior to the start of the exam.
- Takes, monitors and records physiological measurements.
- Triage urgent needs.
- Assists with medical treatment, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures per treatment protocols.
- Prepares and administers medications under the supervision of a nurse or health care provider.
- Chaperones patients.
- Assembles, maintains, and operates medical, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.
- Maintains or assists with appropriate and accurate health record storage and retrieval systems.
- Provides patient/parent education as requested.
- Performs or assists with the performance of specialized testing and examinations.
- Assist with routine and emergency orthopedic procedures.
- Upon completion of procedures and examinations, properly cleans and organizes room and performs any necessary cleaning of equipment as established by departmental policies and
procedures and standards.
- Ensure all equipment is properly cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift.
- Ensure preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed.
- Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.
- Provides patients with the utmost care and attention. All patients shall be assured of their privacy and personal dignity.
- Prepares all documentation to meet or exceed established standards of the MTF, to include, but not limited to, timeliness, accuracy, content and signature. Only MTF and Air Force-approved abbreviations shall be used for documentation of the patient health record.
Education: Completion of the following:
- High school diploma or equivalent with additional training or education; supplemented with one (1) year of related experience in an accredited health care hospital which results in familiarity with and knowledge of hospital or clinic routines and procedures in orthopedics, including orthopedic trauma service, pediatrics, hand, foot and ankle, sports, and/or spine
Experience: Candidates must have the following experience:
- Must have at least 12 months of related experience within the last 36 months in an outpatient clinic setting
- One year of related experience in an accredited health care hospital
- National Background
- Must be US Citizen
- Must have reliable transportation to and from the worksite
License/Certification and Training
- Requires current BLS certification from an American Heart Association organization.
- Maintain a national certification by American Society Of Orthopedic Professionals (ASOP) or National Board for Certification of Orthopedic Technologists. (NBCOT)
- Monday - Friday
- No more than 40 hrs per week
- No Federal Holidays Required