Core Physicians LLC

Req#12823

Req#: 12823
Full Time,Day Shift Flexible Weekday Hours! Saturday rotation approximately every 10 weeks.

Flexible Weekday Hours! Saturday's rotations are approximately every 10 weeks.

The medical assistant or orthopedic/ cast technologist assists the Orthopedic Physician/Provider in office procedures and in surgical cases by performing the following duties.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary Education
  • BLS within 6 months of hire
  • Orthopedic Technician Certification through a nationally recognized program (NBCOT) within 9 months of hire or Registered/Certificated Medical Assistant with 2 years of Orthopedic experience and completion of a registered Orthopedic Technologist program (ASOP) within 9 months of hire. 

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Assists/Performs cast removal and application.
  2. Applies braces, CAM walkers and other DME as directed by a physician/provider.
  3. Provides patient education on proper care and maintenance of cast or splint. Educates patients on extremity signs and symptoms of ill-fitting cast/splint.
  4. Assists Physician/Provider with examinations and procedures and consults with the physician and other specialists as required to ensure optimal patient care.
  5. Assists the front office staff with patient scheduling; patient callbacks; coordinating patient referral; and securing appropriate insurance approvals.
  6. Performs accurate and timely documentation of patient care information on appropriate patient medical record forms.
  7. Performing clinical duties such as: obtaining vitals; cleaning instruments; preparing exam rooms; ordering casting supplies; and arranging for any necessary special equipment.
  8. Administration duties such as scheduling; organizing patient charts; filing; pulling and copying of patient records.
  9. Ordering/ preparation of medication under the direction of the physician.
  10. Applies waterproof casts; fiberglass splints along with pre-op and post-op bulky splints. Removes sutures and staples and applies special wound care dressings under the direction of the attending physician.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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