Jan 05, 2024

MUSC - Cast Technician - Orthopedics Clinic - West Ashley

  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • West Ashley, Charleston, South Carolina

Job Description

Responsible for high quality casting, splinting services and providing patient care under the direction of a physician or licensed healthcare provider in a clinical practice setting. May be required to provide back up support for other locations. Entity University Medical Associates (UMA) Only Employees and Financials Worker Type Employee Worker Sub-Type​ PRN Cost Center CC001992 UMA AMB MULT West Campus Multi Specialty CC Pay Rate Type Hourly Pay Grade Health-20 Scheduled Weekly Hours 40 Work Shift Job Description Apply, adjust and remove casts Measure and fit patients for braces and other orthopedic devices Assist Orthopedic Surgeon in reduction of fractures Instruct patient in proper care of cast and splints, including walking with casts and boots Instructing patients with the use of crutches, cast care and DME Change dressing and care for wounds Remove sutures, staples, etc. Clean and stock patient exam and treatment rooms. Order medical supplies and manage DME inventory Assist in making follow-up appointments and consultation appointments with specialists for patients. Adhere to established clinic/office policy and procedure directives EMR documentation of services performed Manage patient care flow by rooming patients in a timely manner , informing physician when patient is ready to be seen. Perform a broad spectrum of duties including pre-visit preparation, assisting with the patient visit, and post-visit duties Thorough knowledge and understanding of protocol, procedures, and standards within casting area of expertise. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment. Additional Job Description Required Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of a medical assisting program, or hospital corpsman, or completion of Ortho School or on the job training with another cast technician and have one year experience in related area of practice. Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Current BLS. Prefer certifcation through (AMT) American Medical Technologist or (AAMA) American Association of Medical Assistants or Military trained with appropriate military certification or accredited by Certified Athletic Trainer program. Physical Requirements: Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36” to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces. If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us! The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need. Medical University of South Carolina participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

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