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Orthopedic Officer

Palabek Kal

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Palabek Kal
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Medical Doctor
  • Closing Date:

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Under the supervision of the Medical Officer, the Orthopedic Officer will provide holistic orthopedic services; assessment, diagnosis and treatment of in patients and out patients who suffer from muscular and/or skeletal injuries.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interview patients to get information on their medical history
  • Do ordinary and specialized diagnosis of orthopedic cases
  • Carry out required procedures to re-fix broken/fractured bones
  • Prescribe necessary drugs that will help patients in their recovery process
  • Supervision and assignment of duties to nurses and other medical staff within the department
  • Monitor the healing process of patients and advising accordingly where need arises
  • Work in collaboration with the surgeon and other medical professionals to provide additional or specialized medical care
  • Educate relatives of patients on ways by which they can support them through recovery
  • Make arrangement for after-surgery rehabilitation plans that will help patients’ healing process
  • Order for blood tests for patients in a bid to check for any sort of degenerative bone condition
  • Perform diagnosis and examination of fractures or bone deformities in order to determine which mode of treatment will be proper
  • Study patients’ medical history so as to be able to determine patterns in the injury or disorder
  • Attend medical programs and courses to enhance professional abilities.
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor

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