Greets and prepares patients requiring pediatric orthopedic services, responds to patients needs and manages patient flow Assists with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures as required Assists the orthopedic surgeon(s) and / or nursing / allied health staff to comprehensively manage and rehabilitate sick and disabled patients with fractured bones.
Assists in evaluation and application of casts and orthopedic appliances Applies, adjusts and removes casts, assembles traction apparatus, fits strappings and splints to pediatric orthopedic patients following established procedures for patient care and safety.
Provides education to the patient and family on the proper care and use of casts and orthopedic appliances and advises on patient mobility assistance as required.
Changes wound dressings and removes sutures and staples using appropriate aseptic techniques. Ensures standard precautions for anticipated contact with blood and infectious materials Documents accurately relevant clinical information in the patient chart, schedules patient appointments and performs clerical duties as required.
Prepares, cleans, maintains and sterilizes equipment and instruments and disposes of contaminated items and keeps examination rooms clean and orderly.
Maintains an inventory of orthopedic supplies and equipment and ensures that casting and other relevant instruments / consumables are always available and reports equipment failure to their supervisor promptly.
Participates actively in continuing education, attending educational activities and committees as requested. Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
Job Type : PermanentSalary : Up to QAR20,000.00 per monthLicense / Certification : QCHP LICENSE (Preferred)