• Orthopedic Casting Technician I

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    Job ID
    2018-13899
    # Positions
    1
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(6/18/2018 11:34 AM)
    Category
    Extenders (EX)
  • Why Us?

    With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger is steeped in 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation with a vision to be the partner of choice for products and services that enhance human physical capability. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.

     

    Hanger, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - female/minority/disability/vet.

    Could This Be For You?

    The Orthopedic Casting Technician is responsible for supporting clinicians and nursing personnel with orthopedic casting procedures. The technician will assist in the delivery of patient care services, primarily with applying and removing cases or splints, wound care and dressing changes. The technician is expected to keep abreast of all new casting techniques, must be familiar with the properties of pertinent materials and must be skilled in the use of appropriate equipment.

    Your Impact

    Depending on the operational requirements, size of the Hanger Clinic and, subject to limitations imposed by state and/or local law, this position may include some or all of the functions listed below.

     

    • Assists clinician and nursing personnel with orthopedic casting procedures to include the application and removal of a variety of casts and splints.
    • Assists with routine examination and treatment procedures to include removing cast, cleaning wounds and applying dressings.
    • Provides continuity of post-op care casting, splinting and bracing; documents all treatments in patient medical records.
    • Assists clinician with medication, medical supplies/equipment during minor office/clinic procedures involving incisions, excisions, sutures, etc.
    • Maintains appropriate par level of supplies, medication and instruments, placing orders in timely fashion.
    • Maintains exam rooms and cast room fully stocked and ensures that the rooms are cleaned after each patient.
    • Responsible for maintaining coding procedures for modalities and supplies utilized to include physical labor cost for application, assessment and fitting, in accordance to HCFA CPT Codes and descriptions and charge master codes.
    • Facilitates patient flow and assist physical and nursing personnel with coordination of patient care.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED

      1 year of related experience preferred

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      A valid driver’s license and driving record within the standards outlined within Hanger’s Motor Vehicle Safety Policy and Procedures required.Medical Assistant Certification, Casting Technician Certification or Licensed Orthotic Assistant Certification preferred

    Additional Success Factors

    • Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks.

    • Works in a fast paced environment and works with a sense of urgency.

    • Ability to effectively communicate with employees and managers.

    • Good attention to detail.

    • Quality minded.

    • Act with integrity in all ways and at all times, remaining honest, transparent, and respectful in all relationships.
    • Keep the patient at the center of everything that you do, building lifelong trust.
    • Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone around you.
    • Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to change.
    • Focus on superior outcomes, and calibrate work processes for outstanding results.

    Our Investment in You

    • Competitive salary.
    • Competitive health and insurance benefits.
    • Annual target bonus or commission.
    • Paid vacation and sick time.
    • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.

     

     

    Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws.

    Hanger, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics. Retaliation against any employee for filing or supporting a complaint of discrimination or harassment is prohibited.​​

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