Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?
Do you want to be a part of something greater? To get exposure to many different disciplines while making a positive impact on the lives of a diverse patient population? At Cedars-Sinai you'll learn from dedicated healthcare professionals every single day and use state-of-the-art facilities to do something incredible - for yourself and for others. You will support the physicians and nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks.
Assists physician, NP or PA in assessment of signs, symptoms, analysis, treatment and care of the orthopedic patient.
Under physician, NP or PA instruction, may provide education involving the care and plan of treatment of the orthopedic patient. (i.e. proper care of casts and splints).
Under physician, NP or PA direction, may assist with application and execution of orthopedic procedures and services concerning the orthopedic patient. (i.e. apply slings, casts, inspect and adjust bandages and equipment needed for orthopedic care).
Under physician, NP or PA direction, may perform the following duties after proficiency has been demonstrated and in accordance with established policies and procedures:
In the event of an emergency, apply recognized first aid procedures
Assist with aspirations
Apply and remove all types of casts, splints, immobilization devices and traction
Assist with reduction of fractures and dislocations
Assist with and perform the removal of orthopedic hardware
Position, prep and drape patients using accepted practices and techniques
Apply and manage post-operative dressings on wounds following aseptic techniques
Able to fit various orthopedic equipment such as walkers, crutches, braces and providing patient instruction
Sets up exam room/procedure rooms appropriately based on patient visit needs.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.