The purpose of this job is to apply and remove all types of casts and splints. Typically a person in this position will have at least two (2) years of experience in the care of the orthopedic patient. It is preferred that they are certified by the National Board of Certification for Orthopedic Technologists (NBOCT). If not certified by NBOCT then you would be required to become certified by the NBOCT within 2 years of start date. This person works independently without supervision and is required to provide call coverage.
JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
At least two (2) years full-time work experience in a hospital, clinic, office or as an independent contractor working directly in the care of orthopedic patients -- Preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent - required.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS:
Heavy - Exerting 60-100 lbs. occasionally, 25-60 lbs. frequently, or up to 10-20 constantly.
and leadership within the Home Care team. They are neither micromanagers nor unreachable. I have the opportunity to work with experienced therapists and help newer therapists become more skilled and confident as they hone their knowledge.