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Orthopedic Assistant Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$42,946 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$610

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Orthopedic Assistant is $42,946 a year and $21 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for an Orthopedic Assistant is between $31,675 and $52,340. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Applies, adjusts, and removes casts, assembles traction apparatus, and fits strappings and splints for orthopedic patients according to medical staff instructions, using handtools: covers injured areas with specified protective materials, such as stockinette bandages, gauze, or rubber pads, preparatory to cast application.
  • Wets, wraps, and molds plaster bandages around area of fracture.
  • Trims plaster, using electric cutter.
  • Removes whole and broken casts and alters position of cast to change setting of patient's limb or body part as directed.
  • Assembles wooden, metal, plastic, or plaster material to make orthopedic splints, using handtools.
  • Rigs pulleys, ropes, and frames to assemble fracture beds, using handtools.
  • Attaches traction supports to patient's limb and adjusts support to specified tension.
  • Assembles exercise frames, using handtools.
  • Adjusts crutches and canes to fit patient.
  • Instructs patients in care of and assists patients in walking with casts, braces, and crutches.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,786
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Orthopedic Assistant Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

Physical Therapy Technician
Jan 4
Springdale, AR, USA
Real Rehab
Develops an appropriate clinical knowledge and skill set, appropriate to assist the supervising ... We provide physical therapy services for: - All orthopedic extremity and spine injuries - Post ...
CRNA
Nov 18
Little Rock, United States
Sumo Medical Staffing
... will be General, Ortho, Urology and GYN. In this position you will evaluate patients pre ... assistant jobs, pain management anesthesiologist jobs, pain management anesthesiology jobs
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist in Arkansas (CRNA #)
Nov 11
Fort Smith, United States
Vista Staffing Solutions
Gen Surgery, GYN, Neuro, Healthy Peds, Ortho, Urology, Endo. No OB, no hearts License requirement ... assistant jobs, pain management anesthesiologist jobs, pain management anesthesiology jobs
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist in Arkansas
Nov 15
Fort Smith, United States
Vista Staffing Solutions
Gen Surgery, GYN, Neuro, Healthy Peds, Ortho, Urology, Endo. No OB, no hearts License requirement ... assistant jobs, pain management anesthesiologist jobs, pain management anesthesiology jobs
Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Medicine Physician Needed
Dec 21
Little Rock, AR, USA
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Faculty appointment at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at the Assistant or Associate ... Work with pediatric subspecialists, including Gynecology, Psychiatry, and Orthopedics, to centrally ...
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