Core Physicians LLC
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.
- 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.
- Assists/Performs cast removal and application.
- Applies braces, CAM walkers and other DME as directed by a physician/provider.
- Provides patient education on proper care and maintenance of cast or splint. Educates patients on extremity signs and symptoms of ill-fitting cast/splint.
- Assists Physician/Provider with examinations and procedures and consults with the physician and other specialists as required to ensure optimal patient care.
- Assists the front office staff with patient scheduling; patient callbacks; coordinating patient referral; and securing appropriate insurance approvals.
- Performs accurate and timely documentation of patient care information on appropriate patient medical record forms.
- Performing clinical duties such as: obtaining vitals; cleaning instruments; preparing exam rooms; ordering casting supplies; and arranging for any necessary special equipment.
- Administration duties such as scheduling; organizing patient charts; filing; pulling and copying of patient records.
- Ordering/ preparation of medication under the direction of the physician.
- 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.