Orthopedic Assistant Salary in Delaware, United States
The average pay for an Orthopedic Assistant is $50,461 a year and $24 an hour in Delaware, United States.
The average salary range for an Orthopedic Assistant is between $37,218 and $61,500.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.
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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.
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Orthopedic Assistant Job Listings for Delaware, United States
Substitute Nurse Positions 2018-2019
Middletown, DE, USA
Appoquinimink School District
A substitute can assist with yearly mandated screenings, go on field trips with children with ... Administer vision, hearing and orthopedic screening as needed. Keep accurate records, tests ...