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Orthopedic Technologist Certified

Apply Now Hospital Name PIH Health Physicians (PHP) Location La Mirada, California Job Type Full-Time/Regular Job ID 22144-977 Date posted 04/30/2024

The Orthopedic Tech works under general supervision to perform a variety of procedures; fills in and performs various patient-oriented job duties; must have knowledge of each job; must keep updated on any changes made within a job position. This employee will work in the Back and Front Office and rotate regularly. Casting and splinting will be daily tasks. When not needed for casting, the Orthopedic Tech will work in the Front Office scheduling appointments and completing patient registration. The Orthopedic Tech may be requested to float between Orthopedic clinics; process all outside referrals including HMO and PPO, maintaining accurate records and notifying all concerned parties of the outcome as required. This employee facilitates the provisions of timely and effective patient care helping to maintain a safe and clean environment in order to enhance department operations.

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Downey Hospital, PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, PIH Health Whittier Hospital, 37 outpatient medical office buildings, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care and patient experience, and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has identified PIH Health as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.


Required Skills

  • Knowledge of infection control. Able to work using aseptic techniques.
  • Ability to apply and remove casts and splints.
  • Adaptability and accuracy.
  • Strong clinical skills, knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology
  • Strong computer skills, data entry and typing.
  • Ability to check patient insurance, makes appointments, and collects co-pays.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Health Record (EHR) computerized practice management and other record keeping systems.
  • Strong verbal and written skills; fluent in English.

Required Experience

Required:

  • Orthopaedic Technologist Certified (OTC) by the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT)
  • Current CPR/BLS certification
  • Valid California Driver’s License

Preferred:

  • 2 years previous experience working in an Orthopedics Practice or Emergency Department.
  • 2 years front and back-office experience.
  • Bilingual in Spanish.
  • Member of National Association of Orthopedic Technologist (NAOT)

Address
15030-15092 Imperial Hwy

Salary
22.57-37.25

Shift
Days

FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Zip Code
90638
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