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Orthopedic Technician needed for a contract opening in Concord, Ma.
This is a full time Monday through Friday position 8:30-5pm.
Under general supervision, applies, adjusts and removes casts and splints and assists with minor orthopedic procedures as directed by an orthopedic procedures as directed by an orthopedic surgeon. Fits and adjust canes, crutches and walkers, and gives patients instruction on the use of theses walking aids. Performs designated clinical and administrative functions within the orthopedic department. Assist in orthopedic surgeon in reduction of fractures or dislocations. Changes dressings and cares for wounds. May remove staples and/or sutures from post-op patients. Applies cast. Covers injured areas with specified protective materials such as stockinette bandages, gauze, or rubber pads, preparatory to cast application. Wets, wraps, and molds plaster bandages around area of fracture. Trims plaster. Instructs patients on how to care for cast. Removes whole and broken casts and alters positions of cast to change setting of patient’s limb or body part as directed. Assembles wooden, metal, plastic, or plaster material to make orthopedic splints.
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