Orthopedic Technician - Athletic Medicine - Full Time (40Hrs)/Days - Detroit

Clinical/Allied Health
245510 Requisition #

Are you passionate about helping others regain their mobility and improve their quality of life? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a commitment to providing exceptional patient care? If so, we invite you to apply for the position of Orthopedic Technician at with our Athletic Medicine team!

At Henry Ford Health, we are dedicated to delivering top-notch orthopedic care and support to our patients. As an Orthopedic Technician, you will play a crucial role in our healthcare team, working closely with orthopedic surgeons and other medical professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist orthopedic surgeons during procedures and surgeries
  • Apply, adjust, and remove casts, splints, and braces
  • Educate patients on proper care and use of orthopedic devices
  • Maintain and prepare orthopedic equipment
  • Provide compassionate and effective patient care


Under the general direction of the physician, applies, repairs, and removes casts. Assume responsibilities of the orthopedic cast room which includes assisting physicians and staff with application and removal of casts. Traction device set up and adjustment performed per instructions of orthopedic physician.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. 
  • At least six months previous clinical experience as a Medical Assistant, Orthopedic Technician. 
  • 2 years casting and splinting experience preferred. 


  • Current Heart Saver Certification.

    Additional Details

This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.


Partnering with nearly 2 million people on their health journey, Henry Ford Health provides a full continuum of services at 250 care locations throughout southeast and south central Michigan. With 33,000 valued team members, Henry Ford is also among Michigan’s largest and most diverse employers. Our superior care and discoveries are powered by nearly 6,000 physicians, researchers and advanced practice providers. Learn more at henryford.com.


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