Company: Johns Hopkins University
Posted on: January 27, 2023
We are seeking a Orthopaedic Technologist. The applicant must be
proficient in casting, bracing, and orthotics. This person must be
able to demonstrate ability to apply, modify, and remove upper and
lower extremity casts, and work with traction. They must have a
demonstrated ability to work with DME supplies and vendors. The
Orthopaedic Technologist will be responsible for DME and casting
supplies inventory. They will assist physicians with clinical
activities. This position may be required to travel to other
outpatient locations as well as assist with evening clinics.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Order Orthopaedic equipment and supplies.
- Take necessary measurements (i.e., grip strength, leg
- Remove sutures, staples, Steinman pins and K-wires.
- Change dressing and care for wounds.
- Apply, adjust and remove casts.
- Assist with aspirations and prepare injections.
- Record patient's blood pressure, pulse and weight.
- Phone and chart medication ordered by the physician.
- Assist Orthopaedic Surgeon in reduction of fractures.
- Review standard admitting and pre-op instructions for patients
- Assist in making follow-up appointments and consultation
appointments with other specialists for patients.
- Measure and fit patients for braces and other Orthopaedic
- Instruct patient in pre and post-operative care.
- Instruct patient in proper care of cast and splints.
- Clean and stock patient exam and treatment rooms.
- Adhere to established clinic/office policy and procedure
- Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Cast cutter, miscellaneous patient-care equipment.
- High School Diploma/GED.
- 1 year experience as an Orthopaedic Technician.
- Certification from the National Association of Orthopaedic
Technologists as a Certified Orthopaedic Technologist, or
registration from the American Society of Orthopaedic Professionals
as a Registered Orthopaedic Technologist, or other related
Orthopaedic Technologist certification/registration.
- If not certified through NOAT or registered through ASOP at
time of hire, certification or registration must be obtained within
12 months of date of hire. Certification or registration must be
maintained while employed in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Failure to obtain/maintain certification or registration could
result in termination of employment from the Department of
Dermatology, or in reassignment.
Classified Title: Orthopaedic Technologist
Starting Salary Range: $19.25 - $26.50/hr (Commensurate with
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: JH at Columbia Center
Department name: SOM Ortho Sports Medicine Division
Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of
equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted,
equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester
hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of
experience. Additional related experience may substitute for
required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is
permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may
be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required
for the respective job.
**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are
completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered
eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional
information confirming their academic completion date.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a
pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to
hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent
with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal
history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment
at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the
university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a
candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the
conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or
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and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU
Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.
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