Cast Tech

Description:

Since 1969, OCR has been local and physician-owned with strong ties to the community. With a talented, hardworking and friendly staff, we all work toward the common goal of serving the residents of CO, WY, and NE with specialty-focused care. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are looking to add talented people to our team in all of our locations!

Job Duties include:

  • Assist the physician in procedures including application of plaster and fiberglass casts; instruct patients in cast care including danger signs.
  • Apply casts, remove casts and allay patients’ fears regarding cast removal.
  • Understand and practice aseptic technique; set up and assist with minor surgical procedures.
  • Perform sterile preps on limb or part, as necessary for special procedures, (i.e., joint aspirations, arthrogram x-ray studies, etc.)
  • Assist in preparation of blocks and assist in reduction of fx.
  • Remove sutures and apply dressings.
  • Fit custom bracing.
  • Teach patients the proper methods for crutch, cane and walker ambulation.
  • Instruct patients and assist them in the performance of specific exercises as directed by the orthopedic surgeon.
  • Posting Information

  • Posting Date:

    February 12, 2020
  • Location:

    Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley
  • Job Information

  • Preferred Skills:

    Ideal candidate has either Ortho Tech certification or Athletic Trainer certification. Formal training which will probably be indicated by graduation from an Orthopedic Technician program or equivalent on-the-job training and experience working in this field; ability to communicate effectively; appropriate additional experience may by substituted for a college degree.

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