Clinic Medical Assistant - Cast Tech - Ortho/Spine
Company: CHI-Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: 80
Daily Schedule: 8:00am-5:00pm
Weekends Required: None
Location: WA > BURIEN > HIGHLINE MEDICAL PAVILION
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time Clinic
Medical Assistant Cast Tech for the Franciscan Orthopedic
Associates clinic in Burien, WA. This is an opportunity to become a
key member of the brand?new Orthopedic and Spine Clinic. Team-based
scheduling and no weekends required!
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with
competitive salaries and benefits.? We are a family of hospitals,
health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our
patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual
support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part
approach ? physical, emotional, and spiritual ? is essential to
healing the whole person. Come join our team!
Applies and removes orthopedic appliances, including casts, splints
and braces. Educates patients regarding proper care and application
of appliances under the direction of the ordering provider. Assists
physicians/mid-level provider with pin removal, incision and
drainage, setting fractures, joint injections and other
procedures.? Requires knowledge of sterile technique and of
orthopedic supplies, 1 year of experience, and certification by the
National Association of Orthopedic Technicians or American Society
of Orthopedic Professionals (ASOP).
Greet and prepare patients for the practitioner.? Obtain and record
vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height,
weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem.
Administer ordered medications via oral, subcutaneous,
intramuscular or intradermal routes within the scope of the Medical
Assist with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to appropriate
level of training and established procedures. Apply and remove
orthopedic appliances, including casts, splints and braces under
the direction of the ordering provider. Assist physicians/mid-level
providers with pin removal, incision and drainage, setting
fractures, joint injections and other procedures.
Educate patients regarding proper care and application of
appliances under the direction of the ordering provider.
Manage patient flow ensuring enough time for patient and family
education. Provide patient mobility assistance, as necessary.
Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment;
keep patient exam rooms clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated
items according to Franciscan Medical Group Exposure Control Plan;
anticipate provider?s needs for medications, supplies and equipment
and plan accordingly.
Schedule patient appointments and perform other clerical duties as
needed. Screen, communicate and respond to patient needs
Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity,
Compassion and Excellence.?
High school diploma (or GED equivalent) plus completion of a
Medical Assistant program and one (1) year experience as a Medical
Assistant and/or Cast Technician in a clinic or acute care setting
Washington State certification as a Medical
Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification within 30 days of
Certification by the National Association of Orthopedic Technicians
or American Society of Orthopedic Professionals (ASOP) within 6
months of hire.
--- Requisition ID: 2019-R0253188
--- Schedule: Full-time
--- Shift: Day Job
--- Market: CHI-Franciscan Medical Group
Keywords: CHI-Franciscan Medical Group, Seattle , Clinic Medical Assistant - Cast Tech - Ortho/Spine, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington
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