Orthopedic Technician I - NRV

Blacksburg, VA, US, 24060

Job Summary

Support Carilion’s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities.  Performs a variety of tasks associated with the application, management and removal of orthopedic casts, splints, and braces as directed by the physician/ physician's assistant. Functions under the direction of the physician, physician's assistant, RN or LPN and Orthopedic Technologist II. Assists the physicians and other staff with the coordination and practice of patient care delegated and in accordance with the institutional standards of practice. Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development to appropriately care for patients served.


Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.


Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or equivalent education required. Commitment to work toward national certification in orthopedic technology required. Completion of basic medical terminology course and basic skeletal anatomy, provided by Carilion Clinic.

Experience: 1 year experience in direct patient care required. Direct patient care in orthopedics preferred.

Licensure/Certification: AHA BLS-HCP required upon hire or must be able to acquire within 6 months of employment.

Other: Effective interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills required.Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position. Must be able to meet essential job functions. After 30 months, required to obtain Certification from the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT) or equivalent certification required.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 78520 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery – Blacksburg (Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences) 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 8-5, occasional weekends in the Fall
Recruiter: EMILY F ALLEN 
Recruiter Phone:  
Recruiter Email: efallen@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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