Post Date 1/14/2020
Title Orthopedic Assistant, (UHN)
Department Unity Health Network, LLC
City Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Work Hours 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Scheduled Hrs 24 Hours per week
Description Schedule:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7:30-4:00pm
Fridays 7:30am-2pm.

Applies orthopedic treatment items/technologies to patients upon the order of a physician. Assists in
the care of the orthopedic patient, including care of fractures, casting and suture removals. Assists with minor office procedures. Schedules surgeries.
Requirements 1. Education and Training
Must meet one of the requirements below:
1. Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program; certification is required within 90 days of hire.
2. Graduate of an Orthopedic Technology program.
3. Associates degree in a directly related Allied Health field of study (Surgical Technology, LPN, etc.)

2. Experience
Two (2) to four (4) years experience preferred.

3. Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications
Medical terminology required
Must have and maintain technical computer skills
BLS required.

4. Physical Requirements
a. Requires full range of body motion which may include handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination
b. Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time
c. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
d. May require exposure to communicable disease, body fluids, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, and other potentially hazardous conditions common to a clinical environment, such as risk of falls, strains, etc.

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